TAPIS MAT / Designer
Julie Richoz is a Swiss-French designer. After graduating from University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL), she worked for Pierre Charpin as a project assistant from 2013 to 2015, when she set up her own design studio in Paris. Creating both unique pieces and objects on a larger industrial scale, her practice encompasses objects, furniture, lighting, and textiles for companies such as Alessi, Louis Poulsen, Tectona, Louis Vuitton, La Manufacture de Cogolin, and Galerie Kreo, among others. Her awards include the Grand Prix at Design Parade (2012), Swiss Design Awards (2015 / 2019), Bourse Leenaards (2016), and she was also a finalist of Hublot Design Price (2016). Since 2017, she has taught industrial design at University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL). For HAY, she has designed Tapis.