Julian Appelius was born in 1973 in Munich and was raised in France and in Germany. After an apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker and further studies of sculpture at the Academy of the Arts in Munich he studied Industrial Design at the University of the Arts Berlin.
Since founding Studio Julian Appelius in Berlin in 2003, he has designed products for manufacturers such as Ingo Maurer, pulpo, freistil by Rolf Benz, Koziol and Konstantin Slawinski as well as working on interior design projects and for exhibitions and installations for clients such as Montblanc, Rimowa, BMW, Bogner, Diesel, Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, Jaguar, Kunsthalle Deutsche Bank, Tommy Hilfiger and many others.
He took part in divers exhibitions and was awarded with several design prices.
Rug´n Roll Honorable Mention Alcantara LAB Competition 2007
Selected Rilegno Competition 2007
Crack receives the RSA Ceramic Industry Forum Award 2004
Workshop at the Designskolen Kolding, Danmark, September 2003
Workshop at the University of Seoul, Korea, January 2010
IMM Cologne Trendshow „Living Interiors“
IMM Cologne Boulevard of Innovations
Design in Action Warsaw
In A Cage at Gallery YBDD Berlin
Berlin 2.0 at Gallery S. Bensimon Paris
C/Contemporary Design at Gallery Peter C. Neumann Basel
Design + Emotion at Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe
Salone Satellite Milan
ICFF New York
SAD at Carrousel du Louvre Paris
Le Berlin des Créateurs at Gallery VIA Paris
Paris – Berlin at 107 Rivoli Paris
Best of Berlin at RED Moscow
Maison et Objet Paris
Redesign: Traditional Korean Paper at Designer´s LAB Seoul Korea
Full House at Haus im Waldsee Berlin
Danke New York etc.
Studio Julian Appelius
Furniture / Lighting / Accessories / Product / Interior / Set Design / Project Management / Production
Dipl. Des. Julian Appelius
Lehderstrasse 16-19 / Haus 5
13086 Berlin, Germany
Fon 0049 30 47372004
Portrait picture by Martin Tervoort