Episode 063: Julie Schuster
Julie Schuster and a World of Experience
A graduate of the prestigious New York School for Interior Design, Julie Schuster brings a world of experience to every client collaboration. Interior design has always been a lifelong passion, beginning with the homes and apartments she’s lived in from San Diego to Florida and on to her home in New York City.
Color and its uses to create mood and harmony are hallmarks of her style, a passion from her years in clothing design. Prior to working in design, she had a successful career as a buyer of fashion merchandise for national department and specialty store chains. Her years in the retail business, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business give her an excellent understanding of real life business decisions that must be made every day.
Give Back to Her Community
Julie Schuster has also chosen to use her gifts to give back to her community. As a breast cancer survivor, she worked in both 2010 and 2011 as Project Manager at Holiday House, the holiday-themed designer showhouse in New York City, benefiting the Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer research. While there she collaborated with many of New York’s most talented top designers.
The Eastern Art of Feng Shui
Julie Schuster has a one-of-a-kind expertise, combining her interior design experience and business acumen with her training in the eastern art of Feng Shui. She is certified in Contemporary Classical methodology, as taught by Metropolitan Institute of Interior Design, a Gold Medal Program approved by the International Feng Shui Guild (IFSG). Her holistic approach will allow you to adjust your surroundings to stimulate your life. This process allows her to help clients realize their life visions and to create spaces that enhance THESE dreams. She would be honored to help you realize your dreams.
Julie Schuster is an active member of the New York City Design Community. In 2014 she helped establish the Interior Design Society’s (IDS) New York City Chapter, spearheading the group’s formation as the chapter’s President. Julie also works closely, and engages enthusiastically as a partipating board member of International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA)
A generous designer dedicating her talents and creativity to industry wide charity fundraisers. Participating in DIFFA’s annual “Picnic By Design” event raising funds and awareness for this reputable charity. In it’s 11th year, Housing Works, united the New York Design community for the benefit of Housing Works and it’s goal of providing support to those afflicted with HIV/Aids. Honored to be invited as a featured designer, Julie designed the vignette entitled “Foyer in Bloom.” Once again Julie stretched her creative talents this year contributing to the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House designing a themed “Garden of Eden” tablescape in hopes to collect funds for their cause.