Multifaceted award-winning industrial designer Satyendra Pakhalé has created for FIAM the extensible table Kayo.
Satyendra Pakhalé was born in 1967 in India and had his training at the prestigious IIT – Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay and later at the 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 the mid 90’s.
He established his own studio in 1998 in Amsterdam, Holland, and worked internationally in the field of industrial, transportation and architectural design.
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.
Partnerships and expositions of Pakhalé's works
Renowned companies such as Alcantara, Cappellini, Franke, Hästens, Magis, Poltrona Frau, Fiam, 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 for ammann // gallery, Cologne, Germany. His works are included 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.