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Adrian Madlener

Adrian Madlener is a Brussels-born, New York-based writer covering a wide range of design-related topics.

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A fully expressive first gallery solo show, reflecting the designer's quest for meaning through colour, light and form.
Galerie Philia is reviving the virtues of localism through its residency programme.
An intellectual venture into function and form, yielding forms that are surprisingly tactile and visceral.
A diverse range of format-defying programmes open the city’s bustling season this fall.
Bringing their exquisite multisensory and experiential designs to the Big Apple.
Collectibles make a strong showing at the world’s largest design event.
The long-awaited 15th edition sums up the zeitgeist with a robust and varied programme.
The ceramicist sets up shop in a new Los Angeles workshop and launches an extensive social project addressing America’s growing socio-political divide.
Friedman Benda and Superhouse team up to showcase OrtaMiklos’s latest chair collection in an interactive virtual game experience.
The British designer continues his rigorous exploration of ancient and contemporary making processes with two new collections.
The New York-based Italian architect’s latest furniture and lighting collection plays on the refractive qualities of bent metal.
The Chicago-based polymath’s latest collection riffs on the iconography of the ubiquitous building material.
Contemporary relics born from a long investigation into architectural artefacts in the Mediterranean basin.
Emma Scully’s first New York show brings together eight disparate talents to reevaluate the parameters of contemporary industrial design.
Object & Thing teams up with galleries Blum & Poe and Mendes Wood DM to mount a contextual showcase of art and design in a Modernist architect's home.
New York design company Egg Collective presents an impressive survey show of seminal works by women designers who are also mothers.
As spring warms New York and spirits soar, Adrian Madlener brings us the best collectible design shows to step out and see.
Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte teams up with non-profit Canadian Creators Collective to mount a virtual exhibition celebrating Montreal’s design prowess.
The Armenian-Belgian designer sets up shop in Brussels's up-and-coming Molenbeek neighbourhood.
The Los Angeles-based sculptor muses on the benefits of isolated practice .
Chicago auction house Hindman presents a sale dedicated to the American Studio Craft Movement.
Adrian Madlener’s roundup of in-person spring shows.
The New York lighting designer joins forces with the socially progressive platform Colony to debut a new collection.
R & Company's in-depth survey of the ever-evolving American crafts movement is as much a reflection of the present, as it is of the past.
Robust ceramic furnishings by the Dutch designer take pride of place at New York’s Casa Perfect.
Young provocateur Brecht Wright Gander helps inaugurate New York’s latest format-defying collectible art and design gallery.
The stalwart fair beats all the odds with a hybrid presentation – celebrating the Americas region.
The metals artist unveils a new collection, inspired by coral and animal scales.
A capsule retrospective of the renowned sculptor’s discipline-defying oeuvre.
New York’s dedicated master crafts incubator revs up for an auspicious season.
Sculptural works conjured from close observation of nature, which artfully play with form and function.
Provocative and sensual work, exhibited in a virtual film noir.
The celebrated maverick’s first solo show at New York’s R & Company offers a new range of sublime sculptural furniture.
In response to COVID, a group show explores the idiosyncratic meaning of necessity.