Studio Job

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Studio Job is a design studio based in Antwerp and Netherlands. Items designed by Studio Job have been shown in museums and galleries around the world,[1] and have won many design awards. They are known for rebellious, scale less way of creating an own universe. The objects are often based on personal fascinations varying from unique pieces, editions, installations, interiors and assignments for public space. The way Studio Job is walking a tightrope between design and art gave the work an autonomous position in international design. More than ones Studio Job created a fresh discussion within on the existing norms of the contemporary field.


The lead designers of Studio Job are Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, who met while attending the Design Academy Eindhoven. Studio Job was formed by Smeets after he graduated in 1998; Tynagel joined him upon her graduation in 2000. Studio Job also employs a team of young designers to assist Smeets and Tynagel.[2]



Companies that cooperate with Studio Job include eg. Bisazza,[14] Bulgari, Firmship,[15] Lensvelt,[16] L'Oréal, Maharam,[17] Moooi,[18] Nodus,[19] Rizzoli,[20] Royal Tichelaar Makkum,[21] Swarovski,[22] t.e.[disambiguation needed],[23] Val Saint Lambert,[24] Venini,.[25]

Studio Job is represented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery.[26]


  1. ^ "Bisazza". Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ Ed van Hinte, Dutch Designers Do Furniture (ISBN 9064505691), 2005. Page 261.
  3. ^ "Moooi". 
  4. ^ "The Style & Design 100". 2007-04-13. 
  5. ^ "Studio Job wint de Woonbeurs Pin". 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  6. ^ "Design Flanders". 
  7. ^ "Elle Decor Italy". 
  8. ^ "Gothic Chair for Moooi". 
  9. ^ "Job Cabinet for Lensvelt". 
  10. ^ "Haus und Wohnen". 
  11. ^ "Elle Decor Netherlands". 
  12. ^ "Eigen Huis & Interieur, Netherlands". 
  13. ^ "Nominee Designer of the Year". 
  14. ^ "Studio Job for Bisazza". 
  15. ^ "Studio Job for Firmship". 
  16. ^ "Studio Job for Lensvelt". 
  17. ^ "Studio Job for Maharam". 
  18. ^ "Studio Job for Moooi". 
  19. ^ "Studio Job for Nodus". 
  20. ^ "The Book of Job". 
  21. ^ "Studio Job for Royal Tichelaar Makkum". 
  22. ^ "Studio Job for Swarovski". 
  23. ^ "Studio Job for t.e.". 
  24. ^ "La Cristallerie du Val Saint Lambert". 
  25. ^ "Studio Job for Venini". 
  26. ^ "Is it design, or is it ... art?". Retrieved 4 May 2010. 

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