Parimal Satyal

Salut. I'm Parimal, a designer, writer and occasional musician living in Berlin.

I'm interested in communication, languages, cross-cultural exchange, aviation, computer history, information systems and the European Union. is my personal website, a tribute to the creative web of the 90s.

New single: Overmorrow


I work as a UX/UI Designer at OpenProject, a secure, open-source project management software that respects your data and your privacy.

Light airplane on the ground with propellers spinningSnow Circuit is my ambient sci-fi synth project set in a post-human future. I was previously a student pilot and host of the Ground Effect aviation podcast.


This is a selection of essays I've written over the years:


The plural in the title is admittedly a bit of an exaggeration; I've so far spoken at one conference of which there is a recording:

Snow Circuit

Broody, melancholic and occasionally upbeat, my ambient synthwave project Snow Circuit ventures into both the vast sci-fi terrains of a post-human world and the deepest corners of consciousness.

Other music

I mostly listen to progressive metal, powermetal and old school heavy metal, but also enjoy synthwave and pop music. Smiley playing guitar

Some of my musical experiments:

Retro Stuff Smiley of cool dude with sunglasses

I grew up with the internet of the 90s and early 2000s. It was chaotic, irregular, flashy, gaudy, peppered with animated GIFs, but most websites were made by people like you and me who wanted to share their interests and hobbies.

Luckily, I'm not the only one nostalgic about the Geocities era. There's a lot of us! Grinning smiley Click the icon below to enter my Retro Collection page full of links to websites, tools, Winamp skins and other cool stuff from the past.

Enter my Retro Collection


Don't be a stranger. If you have a comment, suggestion or simply want to say hello, you can sign my guestbook. Or read what others have written.

Sign my guestbook


You can also get in touch with me via email (, Twitter or Mastodon. Yep, "Parimal" and "Félix" are both me; you can pick the name you like more. Postcards are appreciated if you know my address.