Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard





Panama Chair

Panama Chair

Outer Chair

Outer Chair


Explore past work in industrial design, furniture design, packaging, and branding.

Alex’s work reflects a unique approach to design.  He tackles problems holistically through his diverse background and can connect that fuzzy front end creativity with a clear understanding of getting things made and into the hands of end users.


Alex Dorfman is a freelance industrial designer in the Bay Area.  He has helped launch products throughout his professional career for major corporations and inventors alike.  His industrial design degree comes from Purdue University.  He supplements his design ability with a deep understanding of the business world through his MBA.

Alex’s broad background in both furniture and plastic manufacturing gives him an edge over other designers who have not brought designs past the computer model.  His connections to various manufacturers allows him to handle ideas from conception to production.

Besides freelancing Alex has worked for Kalu Yala, Wieland Designs, Berry Plastics, and Studio Blue Clover over the years.

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Alex is very professional and easy to work with. Very detail oriented and provides useful input through the whole design process from conception to completion.

Edwin MoulierClient

Alex is awesome! He is a pleasure to work with, has a great vision when designing, and has been an absolute awesome partner on many projects. I will be hiring Alex many more times in the future.

Daniel GoldbergClient

I recently had the opportunity to work with Alex on a project and was very pleased with not only how the end product turned out, but also the process of getting from a "napkin sketch" to a production ready design with Alex.

Vince GiudiceClient

Alex did the Industrial Design work for Water Hero, where his design concept beautifully integrated form with function with brand. Alex was the consummate design professional, and we are proud to count him as an important part of the Water Hero team.

Dan SterlingClient

Alex is a smart, skilled, versatile, and insightful designer who always strives to find the best design solutions.

Ryan DavidsonColleague

Alex was always professional, flexible and responsive when meeting customer demands. He conducted ideation sessions and provided everything from sketches up to 3D CAD renderings.

Matt LemereColleague

I have worked with Alex for almost 4 years now. He is extremely quick in his ability to produce high quality design work.

Jason RoweColleague

Past Clients

My past clients are the best.

Without their vision and determination to bring their ideas to reality, I wouldn’t be able to do what I do.


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