lnfluenced by the excellence of interior designers such as Pierre Chareau, Gio Ponti and Carlo Scarpa, Rodolphe Parente was inspired to study interior and product design. A graduate from the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts of Dijon and the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Strasbourg, Rodolphe decided to further pursue his initial training in product design at the École Cantonale d'Art of Lausanne. For several years fotlowing his studies, Rodolphe collaborated with Ms Andrée Putman in Paris. He managed many projects from furniture design to interior design and notably worked on a major hotel renovation project. lnspired by his experience working alongside prominent names in luxury and contemporary design, Rodolphe Parente is expanding his studio in Paris, shifting his focus to exclusive projects. Rodolphe draws on influences in his everyday life; his quest for perfection and aesthetic and functional comfort in design is guided and inspired by the intimate blends of textures and sensibilities that surround him.