Julia's personal experience and unique sensibilities guide her straightforward design process. This process results in sophisticated spaces that distinctively reflect clients' needs and desires. As Principal of JSD, established in July of 2012, she combines her skills in large scale design and planning with her passion for detail and place making.
Julia Schmidt Shuart graduated from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design with a Masters in Landscape Architecture in 2007. She is a graduate of UCLA and has bachelor degrees in both Fine Art and in German. She has served on the Alumni Council at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design since 2009, is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Urban Land Institute, and is the Founder of GSD WEST. She is currently pursuing California state licensure.
Residential landscape design, interior design, implementation and photography.