A graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, Julie is a professor at the Cité du Design in Saint-Etienne. Dedicated to education, in Shanghai, Julie created three bilingual schools. Also a graduate of Helen Hamlyn Research, she has established dual degree courses, notably between ESADSE and Tongji University Shanghai.
To date invested in the creation of FABécole, a program that integrates regional businesses into the heart of the school, she is strongly committed to the preservation of the regional industrial and artisanal heritage. A major player in the creation of an active link between the FABlab, the materials library and the school, Julie wishes to put emerging talents back at the center of local production.
Julie is co-founder of the design agency WOKrea which appears as a design force in leading museums and art galleries around the world including the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York, the Museum of Design in London, at the Design Museum in Holon in Israel and several international design and art exhibitions.
Julie has led various workshops among others at Lasalle College of the Arts University in Singapore, Pratt Institute NY, Head Geneva, RCA London.