Julia initially studied literature and linguistic in Berlin, lived in Paris and Toulouse and volunteered in social projects such as teaching at a school in the socially deprived Berlin district of Neukölln. Nevertheless, her pristine passion for creative work and artistic projects gradually began resurfacing during her studies. Through the experience of working in film and photography, painting and graphics, she eventually came to product design. Consequently, they started the company Schneid in 2012 together after Julia received her Master of Education. Her interdisciplinary approach balancing at the point of tension between art and design has brought successful designs forth, that have been included in collections and museums next to receiving multiple awards.