Erwin Termaat was born in 1986 in the small town of Putten, the Netherlands. He graduated with a degree in Design and Engineering from the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle. Alongside brothers Arno Ruijzenaars and Dennis Ruijzenaars, he co-founded LEFF Amsterdam in 2011. He also became an in-house designer for the timepiece brand. Passionate about contemporary design, Erwin Termaat designs accessible products with an industrial aesthetic. His work blends creativity and technology, putting the focus on form and imaginative concepts. For LEFF Amsterdam, Erwin Termaat has designed the Block and the Brick table clocks as well as the Scope wall clock and the Inverse Mirror clocks, among others.