Meet the Designer

Julie FreimuthFrom early on, our designer, Julie Freimuth, has been pursuing a life-long quest to explore art and design, and to explore the globe. Fortunately, her career in product design and development has allowed Julie to follow both passions.

Julie's travels have introduced her to fascinating people and places, from the artisans in the workshops of Jaipur and Deruta, to the snow-covered peaks near Marrakech, to silk markets of Thailand, and far beyond. The formative and inspiring experiences are treasured, and are expressed in her design aesthetic.

After graduating design school in New York City, Julie designed several successful women's wear, men's wear, and jeans collections for well known companies, including Levi Strauss & Co. Julie's creative skills and innate sense of style are enhanced with solid manufacturing know-how, gained from overseeing manufacturing processes around the world.

Julie's work has been recognized with two awards, and her designs have been retailed through numerous channels including Saks, Bergdorf Goodman, and Bed Bath and Beyond. She continues to pursue a variety of conceptual and commercial projects, though Sanook is a favorite, and is dedicated to her lovely niece and lively nephews.