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Satyendra Pakhalé

R.J.H Fortuynplein 70
1019 WL Amsterdam
Netherlands

T: +31.20.419 72 30
F: +31.20.419 72 31

www.satyendra-phakhale.com
info@satyendra-phakhale.com

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Biography

Satyendra Pakhalé autonomous designer, describing himself as a 'Cultural Nomad'. He works in wide range of disciplines, bringing to his design a set of fresh perspectives a diversity of strong cultural influence, particularly relevant in to

day's society.

Pakhalé's design emanates from cultural dialogue, synthesising new applications of material and technologies with great ingenuity. He is able to combine east with west, craft with technology and function with fun.

He conveys a message that could be defined ‘universal’ through his designs and rank him among the most interesting young designers at work today.

After completing his Master of design in India and Advanced product Design in Switzer

land, he initially worked at Philips (The Netherlands) for a short time. Among his assignments was the interior for the Pangéa concept-car developed in collaboration with Renault. In 1998, he set up his own design practice in Amsterdam. Since then

he has been working on his own projects and on designs for diverse industries in many different countries. Renowned companies such as Alessi, Cappellini, Colombo Design, De Vecchi, Erreti, Magis, Moroso and RSVP (Italy), CorUnum (NL), C-Sam (USA/UK), and

organizations like Material ConneXion (USA) rank among his clients.

He has rapidly developed into an extremely interesting designer who is arousing international interest. Recently two solo Industrial design exhibition of his works, took place

- one in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and another at Otto Gallery Bologna, Italy curated by Paola Antonelli, curator of Museum of Modern Art New York- appropriately called “Satyendra Pakhalé- Design by Heart”. A book on his oeuvre

“From projects to products” published by Modo, Milan on this occasion establishing him as an autonomous designer.

His prime interest at this point of time is the design of limited edition pieces as well as mass producible technical

ly challenging personal objects to transportation systems.

Education:
1992-1994 Advanced Product Design, Art Center College of Design (Europe), La Tour-de-Pleiz, Switzerland
1989-1991 Master of Design, Industrial Des

ign Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
1985-1989 Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical design engineering), VRCE, Nagpur, India
1980-1985 Patwardhan - Govt. Technical highschool, Nagpur, India

Practice:

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1998 Designer, Atelier Satyendra Pakhalé, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1995-1998 Senior Product designer, Philips design, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1992-1993 Junior Product design, frogdesign, Altenstig, Germany
1991-1992

Industrial Designer, Bajaj auto Ltd., Puna, India

Visiting faculty Designer:
2003-2004 On invitation by Oscar Pena- Design manager Philips, Head of department Man & Activity, Design Academy, Eindhoven, NL
2002 O

n invitation by Gijs Bakker- founder- Droog design, Head of department Man & Living, Design Academy, Eindhoven, NL
2001-2002 On invitation by Oscar Pena- Design manager Philips, Head of department Man & Activity, Design Academy, Eindhoven, N

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2001 On invitation by Norman Trapman, Head of ceramics department, Art Academy ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL

Awards & Recognition:
2003 Editor’s Choice Award- Akasma- ICFF- International Contemporary Furnitu

re Fair, New York, USA
2002 'Design Grant' awarded by The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Art, Architecture and Design, Amsterdam, NL
2001 International Exhibition grant, Mondriaan stichting, Amsterdam, NL
2001 Working period at

EKWC- European ceramic work centre, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2001 Sofa Stichting, Atelier grant, Sofa Foundation, Den Haag, NL
2000 Presented as young designer in INTERNI 2000, Domus, Milan, Italy
2000 Invited to contribute to "V

irtual Design Gallery 2000", VIA, Paris, France
1999 'Working Grant' awarded by The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Art, Architecture and Design, Amsterdam, NL
1999 International Design Distinction Award, I.D.Magazine, New York, U

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1998 International Design Distinction Award, I.D.Magazine, New York, USA
1995 Design Distinction, New Notable Product Design II, Rockport, USA
1994 International Design Distinction Award, I.D.Magazine, New York, USA
1993 GOLDSTA

R design Award, Goldstar Co., Seoul, Korea
1992 The First Prize-Entry SCHOLARSHIP Competition, Art Center College of Design (Europe), Switzerland
1991 Janus De L'Etudiant '91, International Young Industrial Design Talent Promotion Award

- IFDI- French Institute of Industrial Design, Paris, France
1990-1991 World Design Competition, GE Plastic, USA