Bryndís Bolladóttir

Bryndís Bolladóttir is a textile designer and artist who runs a production studio in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is inspired by architecture, design and art which reflect her interaction between functional and visual installations. Playfulness is important to her through different setups and through different functions of the same idea. Bryndís uses Icelandic materials in her work which is also inspirational to her approach in design. Bryndís is an award-winning designer and has exhibited and sold her designs to several private homes and to public places in Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany,  Netherlands,  Canada and USA. She was  collaborating with the Danish design company Normann Copenhagen with part of her KULA collection.

Since 2014 Bryndís is a Board Member of Design Center of Iceland.

 EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS 

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Design March, Reykjavik: Epal design store; KULA-Light.
  • Stockholm Furniture Fair: Sound Absorption and Diffusion installations presented with Iceland Design.
  • Embassy of Iceland in Toyko: KULA Sound Absorber and Diffuser.

2013

2012

2011

  • Frankfurt Book Fair: KULA Sound Absorber and Diffuser with Iceland design.
  • DesignMarch, Reykjavik: 10+ Furniture Exhibition; LINA Sound Absorber and Diffuser / AURUM design store; Swan collection / Epal design store; KULA Sound Absorber and Diffuser.

2010

  • Galleria Norsu Helsinki: KULA Trivet and KULA Hook.
  • Culture House Reykjavik: KULA Trivet and KULA Hook.
  • DesignMatch, Reykjavik: Contract of Sale with Danish design company Normann- Copenhagen, KULA Trivet and KULA Hook for sale on Website: http://www.normann-copenhagen.com
  • DesignMarch: Gallery Saevar Karl Reykjavik; KULA Collection / National Museum of Iceland, Co-Exhibition Textile Guild of Iceland / 10+ Furniture Exhibition; presenting KULA Sound Absorber and Diffuser.
  • Changing Fibers, Borås: Co-Exhibition; Clusters sculpture and talk about own work.

2009

  • Gallery Saevar Karl, Reykjavik: Private Exhibition “Sushi” on patterns in wool and co-exhibition “Brunnur” on Cluster sculptures.
  • DesignMarch, Reykjavik: Studio 104; Patterns in wool.
  • Thverskurdur Gerdarsafn, Kopavogur: Curator and exhibitor with textile sculpture.

2008

  • Hot Ice Gallery, Amsterdam: Private exhibition on textiles tableware.

2007

  • The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik: Clusters sculpture.

2002-2006

  • Designer and producer of Light collection.

2000-2002

  • Lived and worked in Stockholm, Sweden.

GRANTS

2013 – Iceland Design Fund; Marketing KULA in Scandinavia.

2011 – Women Entrepreneur Fund; Making a business plan.

EDUCATION

MEMBER