Studio Job was founded by Job Smeets in 1998 in the renaissance spirit, combining traditional and modern techniques to produce once-in-a-lifetime objects. Joined in 2000 by graphic designer Nynke Tynagel the duo went on to become pioneers of contemporary design, combining monumental design and graphic artwork. Works by Studio Job can be found in more than forty museums around the world. The design duo have had over eighty solo exhibitions around the world. Their iconic, heraldic and cartoon-like sculptures are popular with collectors. One of the most influential design team according to the Financial Times, Studio Job is passionate about building up an oeuvre that is becoming increasingly extravagant and personal in its details.