Julien Mercier is a Swiss Graphic Designer living and working in Tokyo. After studying Graphic Design Communication in Geneva, he moved to Japan to explore a new design and mix Swiss typography with Japanese kanjis. He creates bold visual concepts and striking design solutions with a strong focus on branding and typography. He has worked for several well-reputed brands such as Nike, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and Caran d'Ache.



Please get in touch for new projects and collaborations:


  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Identity
  • Publication Design
  • Typography
  • Packaging
  • Web Design


  • Slanted #31 Tokyo, Slanted Publishers
  • Asian Typography, Sandu Publishing
  • Logology 2, Victionary
  • Logos Talk II, Artpower
  • IDPURE Magazine, no.24
  • IdN Magazine, v18no.1
  • Milk Magazine Hong Kong, no.94
  • POSTERS, Bounty Hunters


YamanoteYamanote is a poster project created in collaboration with Julien Wulff. The project follows the iconic Yamanote train line that loops through downtown Tokyo. Stopping at all the stations, it creates a series of posters that present parallel visions inspired by the local neighbourhood.