Joost Alferink (1964), designer. Joost Alferink graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Design of the Delft University of Technology in 1989. In 1991, he founded the design agency WAAC’s in Rotterdam together with Marcel Wanders, Joost van Alfen and Dienand Christe. In 2001, he received an award for the Senseo coffee machine, designed for Douwe Egberts and Philips, one of the most successful Dutch products of all time (20 million machines sold over a period of 11 years). He left WAAC’s in 2007 to set up an independent design consultancy in Amsterdam.
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