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Founder Julia Duke


Julia Duke & Co. is a New York & Texas-based design industry communications & PR agency for artisan-driven brands, makers and innovative interior design talent. 


With a focus on public relations, marketing strategy and brand development, the firm builds brands, launches authentic partnerships, and fosters growth. Julia Duke & Co. considers itself an extension of each client’s team, advocating for and revealing the true rarity of their work.


Founder, Julia Duke and her team collaborate closely with their tight-knit community of press and creatives to deliver content that redefines industry norms.


Driven by a deep-rooted commitment to clients, the agency provides unwavering support on the journey to achieving success in the dynamic world of craftsmanship and design.


Julia bridges her passion for storytelling with her curiosity for uncovering artisanal objects and characterful spaces. 


Julia began her career under design industry pioneer and public relations legend, Susan Becher, who ran her namesake firm Susan Becher & Associates, SB&A, in New York City for 35 years. Susan was deemed an “incredibly unique publicist”, introducing pivotal European design brands, like Marimekko, Cassina and Flos, to the US market. 


Julia attended The University of Texas at Austin, pursuing a degree in Journalism. Julia worked closely and collaboratively with Susan, eventually becoming co-owner and principal of SB&A upon Susan's retirement. After nearly a decade at the helm, she launched Julia Duke & Co.


Julia Duke & Co. casts a net over the design community, supporting those with an appreciation for niche trades. 

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