Jos Oberdorf (1962) studied at the TU Delft Industrial Design at the Design Academy in Eindhoven. Since 1989 he has worked at npk design in Leiden until 1998 as senior designer, then as a partner / co-owner. Since 2003 he lives Leiden. Over the years, npk many national and international design awards such as Red Dot Awards, iF awards and Good Industrial Design Awards. Together with his colleague Wolfram Peters won Jos in 1997, the Kho Liang Ie award, a prestigious award that the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts annually reaches an industrial designer.
Jos gives fairly regularly lectures on design and design management.