Julia is an experience designer -  creating concepts, experience and tools to explore possible futures. 
With a system driven focus she is interested in the intersection of design, society and science.
Julia's focus relies on food futures and nature based materials.
She aims to produce experiences and tools to allow users interact with certain scenarios they are probably not used to it yet. This might be either future scenarios or just an alternative way of doing. Working together with experts and researchers as well as the users themself is for her self-evident. Julia cares also a lot about sustainability, society and equality. 
She believes coming up with new tangible alternatives is the way to go instead of tackling something resistant. 
As an interdisciplinary designer she deals with design research tools, storytelling, campaigning, UX design methods and  prototyping techniques. She gained international design experience through work and studying. Right now she is based in Vienna. 

o She made it among the TOP FUTURE 100: 2019  by JWT -  Top 10 for food & drink, new ingredients with Unseen Edible.
o Julia is listed as one of the most influential Designer for 2019 by ICON DESIGN 100
o Unseen Edible is selected as one of the Best Practices in Hanni Rützlers FOODREPORT 2020, Zukunftsinstitut 
o The lichen experience dinner was mentioned at the A-List 2019 in Austria - a recommendation guide for Food & Drinks.
o Julia was selected with Unseen Edible as one of 20 design graduates across the world to speak at Design Indaba's     
  Conference "Antenna" at the Dutch Design Week 2018

Currently and Upcoming: 
13.09.-18.09: WIENWOCHE: DIN-2121 - 7 measurement devices from 2121. Viktor Adler Markt, Stand 129
16.9.-29.09: London Design Festival - Mycota   Mushroom and Material Connections
24.09-03.10: Vienna Design Week -  Festival Zentrale. OPEN STUDIO @ Engerthstraße 124
14.10-17.10: Hebei Design Week - Harvest Futurescape 

Check out the new platform: unseenedibles.com and designingesellschaft.at

PUBLICATIONS - read & listen:
Dezeen // Mold // Monocle // Springwise Intelligence // Wallpaper // The Daily Telegraph // Pearlfisher
Domus // die Presse // Euronews // AECOC Innovation Hub // Arts Thread // Elle Decor // Arts Thread // Archipanic 

Biorama // Studio International // Alaxon // Dis up! // Trendhunter // Trendhunter Top 100 // Fontys Academy
Ppaper // 
Naver  // Insight // Elle // Stylist // Gondola Magazine // Gulfnews // Vesti Russia //  ORF

Brabant Celebrates Food // Meter Magazine // Wiener Zeitung // Trendwelten // Montecristo Magazine //

Air Canada // KtchnRebel // Cámera de Comercio de Bogotá // damnmagazine // trendland // archpaper 

The Dutch Institute of Food and Design // Design Indaba // Vienna Business Agency // Undesignit // Stadtfabrik // A List//
Parnass // haeckels // rahn group  // le journal des arts // next nature 

ONLY PRINT: Hanni Rützler's Food Report 2020 // Metatrend Report 2019 (South Korea) // Lamono Magazine Barcelona // Wohndesign (Germany) // Cyprus Today // Parnass 

Unseen Edible was also shown in different educational formats: e.g. University of Graz, University of Vienna, UNSW Sydney


Harvest Futurescape, Hebei Industrial Design Week, China, 2021
Unseen Edibles, Stone Glas at Design in Gesellschaft: Vienna Design Week - 2021

Mycota - London Design Festival, UK 2021
Talk: Food Futures and investigative Design, NDU St. Pölten, 2020
Serial Eater and Plant Fever, CID Belgium, Grand-Hornu 2020
Edible Futures, Canada (Museum of Agriculture Ottawa, IDS Vancouver, IDS Toronto) 2019/2020

Precious Paradise, Museum Rijswijk, Den Hague 2020
Round Table Food Futures, Vienna Designweek 2019
Talk: Permakultur Austria, Vienna 2019
EAT Festival, Biotopia Naturkundemuseum, Munich 2019

Rado Starprize Austria 2019, Unexpected Expressive, Vienna 2019
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


Design Interactions and Food Futures: UNSEEN EDIBLES 
Vienna, Austria | since 2018 -  ONGOING
ects: Rado, Warner Bros. Be, Primed, Hiramo, Undesign Unit, Museum Rijswijk, Institut Kosmus, CID Belgium, DIFD,
look up this website and: unseenedibles.com, designingesellschaft.at

NDU - New Design University, Food & Design
St. Pölten, Austria | since 2020 - ONGOING
Course development & university lecturer 


Stein Schwarz GmbH Stone Processing
Vienna/Burgenland, Austria | since 2011 - ONGOING
Product Design &  Development.
Art Direction, Design Consultancy

Perfect Fools (SAI), Hasan & Partners Group, Design Agency
Amsterdam, Netherlands | 2017
Interaction design and Brand Development
www.perfectfools.com, (www.ateliersai.com), www.hasanpartners.fi

Fabrica, Benetton Design Research Centre
Treviso, Italy | 2016
Interaction & exhibition design scholarship

Strassacker GmbH & Co. KG Art Foundry
Süßen, Germany | 2013
Industrial design 

Ogilvy & Mather Vienna Advertisement Agency
Vienna, Austria | 2010
Graphic design 


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, Master Course 
2007 - 2012
College for Product Management & Presentation (Austria)

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