Julia is an award winning designer, colors explorer, shape bender, and a fun person to work with...
In 2006 Julia joined Ulrich Inc., in Ridgewood, NJ. In her kitchen and bath design work she brings the rich array of creative and technical experiences from her past and enjoys the 'Aha' moment when all design elements come together and broken spaces get new life.
Julia does space planning for all the rooms in the house - bathrooms, kitchens, mudrooms, offices, basements, libraries - no space is too big or too small. From the initial sketches, final layout, through the selection process - Julia helps her clients with all the stages and design elements of the renovation including tile, glass and metal custom work, fittings, fixtures, appliances, and other components required to create functional and beautiful spaces. Julia's work won awards and was featured in various publications. In September 2018 Julia was awarded a 1st place in the National Design Competition in Bath Category sponsored by WoodMode, a national cabinet manufacturer.
Julia studied at the Moscow Institute of Architecture before coming to New York and finishing her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Graphics at Pratt Institute. During her studies at Pratt her work earned her an award for Excellence in Design.
After graduation Julia utilized her talents as an art director and graphic designer working on projects as varied as multimedia presentations and corporate identities to interactive exhibits for the New York Botanical Garden. She also produced artwork for the United Nations that became collectible items and created Christmas Tree ornaments for the White House Blue Room tree.
Then Julia moved on to work in the area of artistic wall finishing - designing and executing faux-finish projects. After gaining valuable expertise on the construction sites and working with private clients Julia joined Ulrich Inc. www.ulrichinc.com where she is currently working as a designer.