Biography

Multifaceted award-winning designer Satyendra Pakhalé established his practice in 1998 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and is active internationally in the field of Industrial Design, Transportation and Architectural Design. He was born in 1967 in India and trained as a designer at the renowned IIT - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and later at Art Centre College of Design Europe, in Switzerland.
After his first working experience at frog design, he was part of the pioneering ‘new business creation’ team, conceiving some of the first product ideas for new technologies in the area of digital communication and transportation design at Philips Design in mid 90’s.


Through a series of award-winning design projects for leading clients and industries, the practice has developed a worldwide reputation for designing diverse innovative typologies, pushing the limits of technology and materials. Renowned companies such as Alcantara, Cappellini, Franke, Hästens, Magis, Novartis and TOD’s rank among his clients.


Pakhalé’s ongoing curiosity in materials, technology and its cultural plural expression has lead to limited edition pieces represented by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Cologne, Germany. His works are in permanent collections at prestigious museums throughout the world, among which the Victoria and Albert Museum London, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Centre Pompidou, Paris.