Meet the team

Designers Lucy Knops and Julia Plevin are the co-founders of Critter Bitters. They met at The School of Visual Arts, where they both received an MFA in Products of Design.


Lucy Knops

Lucy is a multidisciplinary designer who seeks to challenge social norms through her work. She pulls from over 10 years of experience living and working in NYC in the fashion and design community and as a bartender. She holds a BA in History from New York University and a MFA from the Products of Design program at The School of Visual Arts.


Julia Plevin

Julia is a designer, strategist, and writer with a keen eye for innovation and a passion for culture change. She received a BA from Dartmouth College in 2009 and a MFA from The School of Visual Arts in 2015. She's worked at startup magazines and technology companies and most recently at IDEO and SYPartners.