• Erin Tallman

    Erin Tallman, writer and Online Managing Editor of ArchiExpo e-magazine.

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    The end of the year is upon us and before the next year begins, enjoy the fun holiday moment when we can get away with sniffing a tree. For all those celebrating Christmas, for all those who enjoy the smell of pine, for all those who simply love art and decorations: British artist Alex Chinneck trapped a...

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    In our last issue, we began discussing our discoveries at Orgatec’s materials exhibition. Beautiful espresso cups made of ground coffee beans, which would normally end up in the trash, got our attention, and from there we gathered information on several products to stir up some inspiration. With nearly 9 million bags...

    Established in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 1995, as a representative to a handful of European manufacturers, the SANIPEX GROUP is a market leading supplier of bathroom fixtures and fittings, tiles and plumbing materials. The company today conducts business in over 30 countries across four continents and represents...

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    German magazines Bauwelt and D-B2 organized a guided tour for architects during the fair. We were taken to several stands for product presentations from carpets to lighting and a focus on acoustics, sustainability and smart choices. Object Carpet gave a presentation on how to use its online configurator in the...

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    Architecture was embedded in his DNA, passed down by his father and grandfather, and design became his passion. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Gottfried Böhm, a healer and rebuilder, worked with the Society for the Reconstruction of Cologne under architect Rudolf Schwarz after the Second World War. His projects...

    German materials research and development enterprise Kennwert, founded by Cornelia Beyer, architect Thorsten Klooster and artist Heike Klussmann, released three products favoring innovations in concrete. The company describes Dyscrete, a dye-sensitized energy-generating concrete, as a completely new type of...

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    With over 20 years’ experience in architecture, Janus Rostock specializes in envisioning of complex multidisciplinary projects and master plans. He has expertise in a wide variety of projects across the Middle East, Africa and Europe. He is now responsible for leading Atkins’ Middle East Architecture and Urban Design...

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    Experts are now explaining what’s in store for the future of IoT and how to get there. “Where design today focuses on physical products, design of the future will be about data-driven products and experience. Where innovation today is about creating new products, innovation of the future will be focused around...

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    The i-Novo design awards for Orgatec 2016 have been awarded this week. Zero1 by Karboxx, designed by Alessio Princic & Roberto Righi, placed 3rd. Its suspended LED ring lights up a translucent fiberglass shade. The slogan for TOOaPICNIC by TootheZoo, “Work was never so beautiful,” is honest marketing as the product...

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    Among the many delights this international trade fair for the working world has to offer, in the far back of Hall 8 we spotted an amazing materials exhibition with a number of impressive and intelligent designs. During a speech in Milan last April, Tom Dixon said that designers LOVE materials, and it might come as no...

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