TL magazine managing editor, Adrian Madlener is a designer turned journalist. Born in Belgium and raised in New York, he has studied at the Design Academy Eindhoven and is currently an MA candidate at Parsons the New School for Design and the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum’s joint History of Design and Curation programme. In the past, he has worked as a curatorial fellow in the museum’s Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department. Having also attended the School of Visual Art’s Design Crit 2012 summer intensive, Madlener has worked at Frame magazine and contributed to Li Edelkoort’s Trend Tablet. He also took part in the founding of Copenhagen-based design gallery Etage Projects.