Juliane Kahl is a trained costume and set designer who worked as a fashion stylist, producer and creative director in London for international advertising and fashion campaigns. In 2009 she moved to Munich where she started teaching at the Akademie für Mode und Design. The focus on her academic research within her teaching are issues like disruptive design, digitalisation of manufacturing processes, democratisation processes through the maker movement and open source design, sustainability and equality in the global fashion industry and trends in wearable technology.
In 2016 Juliane organised the first Fashion Hackathon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as part of an postgraduate research project at London College of Fashion. With this project she won the Procter & Gamble 'Better Lifes’ Award.