ABOUT JULIA SCHWARZ

Julia Schwarz is a designer focused on design research and the experience through design.  With her work she influences and shapes perspectives, suggest alternative potential futures. Critical design leads her direction to be social and system driven. Julia is highly interested in the intersection of design and science and to use design as a research tool.

She creates experience and interactions related to different social behavior and environments and
 deals with concept design, research, storytelling and film, UX, branding and art direction. 

As a person Julia is into triathlon sports, especially cycling and experimental cooking.


Julia gained already experience through work and studies in the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Italy and Austria.
2018 Graduated with UNSEEN EDIBLE at University of applied Arts Vienna 
2019 Based in Vienna, Austria - working on upcoming events and projects. 
          Open to new projects! Let's get in touch! 


UPCOMING: 13.2 -28.2 in Vienna: UNEXPECTED EXPRESSIVE, Rado Boutique Vienna
Recently she was with UNSEEN EDIBLE at Dutch Design Week, at the Design Indaba's Antenna Conference: antenna.foundation, exhibited at Edible Invisible by Dutch Embassy of Foodand at het Veem 
She made it among the TOP FUTURE 100: 2019  by JWT -  Top 10 for food & drink, new ingredients with Unseen Edible 
Download the full report to read about.

Icon Design 100

PUBLICATIONS - Read & Listen here:

WORK EXPERIENCE

Perfect Fools, (Hasan & Partners Group) Design Agency
Amsterdam, Netherlands | February 2017 - July 2017
Interaction design intern
www.perfectfools.com, (www.ateliersai.com), www.hasanpartners.fi
Stein Schwarz GmbH Stone Processing
Vienna/Burgenland, Austria | since 2012 - ONGOING
Product Design Development and Art Direction, Design Consultancy


July - August 2011, 2009
Graphic designer
www.stein-schwarz.at


Fabrica, Benetton Design Research Centre
Treviso, Italy | July 2016
Interaction design scholarship
www.fabrica.com
Strassacker GmbH & Co. KG Art Foundry
Süßen, Germany | August-October 2013
Industrial design intern
www.strassacker.com
Ogilvy & Mather Vienna Advertisement Agency
Vienna, Austria | July 2010
Graphic design intern
www.ogilvy.com

DESIGN EDUCATION

2012- 2018 Mag. des. ind. (MA) 
University Of Applied Arts Vienna
2016-2018: Design Investigations - Studio Anab Jain (Superflux) 
2012-2016: Industrial Design - Studio Fiona Raby (Dunne&Raby) 
2015 - 2016
Arkitektur og Designhogskole Oslo (AHO)
Tangible Interaction Design
2007 - 2012
Higher College for Product Management & Presentation Oberwart (Austria)


EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Dutch Embassy of Food (DIFD), Edible Invisible - 2018
Dutch Design Week, het Veem & Antenna Expo - 2018
Vienna Design Week - 2018
Vienna Design Biennale - Design for Agency
 2017
AHO Works Exhibition, Oslo 2015/2016
Elvelangs Lightfestival Oslo 2015 

Salon Jardin Vienna, Vienna 2015
The Essence, Vienna 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018

Shanghai Design Biennale - Urban Change 2014
Chelsea Fringe - exhibition and conference, Vienna 2014

Icon Design: 100 Talenti del 2019 nel Mondo del Progetto ( Top 10 of Food Design) 
Top Future 100: 2019, by JWT intelligence company ( Top 10 of Food Design) 
Antenna Conference - World’s Best Design Graduates, by Design Indaba & Dutch Design Week, 2018
Winner Urban Food Design Challenge, by Vienna Business Agency & Vienna Design Week 2018
ARTist grant of the University of Applied Arts 2018

Recognition Award of the Province of Burgenland 2018
Scholarship of Excellence 2013
WORKSHOPS

Eat My Dear -  Film Postproduction
Johannes Mücke - Storyboard sketching & illustration
Marius Watz - Interactive visuals, data visualisation 
Hellicar&Lewis - Ideation/ Experience the moment

Kathrina Dankl - Ethnographical research methods
Justin Pickard - Anthropological research methods
Björn Franke - Conceptual thinking methods 
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