Rendell embarked on his creative career at Parsons School of Design, in the cross-disciplinary Environmental Design Program studying industrial design, interior design and architecture. His first position in a firm came with the critically renowned John Saladino Group where he was charged with crafting the firm’s first furniture line. As a Project Designer he was soon to oversee a multitude of large residential and commercial projects over the course of a productive five-year residency.
In 1986, Rendell started his own practice until 2008. His office compiled a client list that included Mike Nichols, Dianne Sawyer and Dustin Hoffman, among others. His work appeared in Architectural Digest, the New York Times, Arbitare, and was featured on the cover of Donald Kaufman and Taffy Dahl’s “Color and Light”. In 2012 Rendell joined Pembrooke & Ives as a Design Director where his first completed project for the firm won Interior Design Magazines “Best small apartment 2018”.