Julien Tavelli (1984, Lausanne. Lives and works in Berlin and Sierre, Switzerland) took a degree in graphic design at the Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL) in 2008. Since 2009 he has worked at the Maximage design studio with David Keshavjee, Simon Haenni and Guy Meldem. He won the Prix Fédéral de Design in 2013 and in 2009, and the prize for “Les plus beaux livres suisses” in 2012, both organized by the Federal Office of Culture. He has taken part in graphics exhibitions in Swiss and international public spaces and galleries, like the Museum für Gestaltung of Zurich (2012); the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin and the Centre d’Art Contemporain of Geneva (2011); and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) of Boston (2010). He participated at the 2011 edition of the International Poster Festival in Chaumont, France. He has been invited to lecture in public spaces, schools and universities, including: the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK) of Zurich, the ECAL in Lausanne, Swissnex in San Francisco and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) of Lyon.