Born in France in 1967, Daniel Rode graduated with a degree in interior architecture and design. Rode began his career in fashion, designing bags and accessories in China and Hong Kong. In 1992, he opened his design studio in Paris, focusing his creativity on the interior design world. In 1999, he relocated to Italy, where he founded Tode Design s.r.l.
Daniel Rode designs functional and beautiful objects, with an optimistic touch. His creations are paradoxical through the use of artistic and functional elements combined. Weirdly, Daniel Rode’s products cannot help but be somewhat whimsical, yet the designer pays great attention to things at their natural state and is entranced by pure items. Right now, he collaborates with an array of prestigious brands, and Rode's attentive research has earned him many different international prizes.