Born 1957 in Goettingen, Germany. She studied Romance
languages and literature at the University of Hamburg,
Industrial Design at Hochschule für bildende
Künste, Hamburg, Diploma under Dieter Rams.
1987 she founded Ulrike Brandi Licht in Hamburg,
since 1996 limited company. She has been teaching
design at Fachhochschule Düsseldorf and Hochschule
für bildende Künste, Braunschweig. Lectures
on lighting design and author of numerous publications.
Married with Christoph Geissmar-Brandi.