Pakhalé was born in India in 1967, and trained at the renowned IIT – Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and later at the Art Centre College of Design Europe, Switzerland. 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 the mid-90s.
Through a series of award-winning design projects for leading clients and industries, he has developed a worldwide reputation for designing diverse innovative typologies, pushing the limits of technology and materials. Complexity is resolved through experimentation and transformed into elegance, providing the very best solution for each situation.
Pakhalé has lectured throughout the world, and several solo exhibitions have been devoted to his works, which are part of the permanent collections of prestigious museums throughout the world.
His designs emanate from cultural dialogue, drawing together new applications of materials and technologies.
Satyendra Pakhalé considers the design profession an expression of true human optimism. He is motivated by social, technological, ecological, industrial and above all cultural parameters, as much as by a purely creative vision. His prime interest is the design of challenging, mass-producible products and public architecture.