Patrick Frey was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1973. After his studies he founded, together with Markus Boge, the design-studio Frey + Boge - Industrial Design in 2004. In 2007 they separated. After that the Studio Patrick Frey Industrial Design was established in 2007. The studio is working for renowned firms such as Nils Holger Moormann, Bree, Authentics, Elmar Flötotto. In the first year of his work as an independent designer Patrick Frey already won the highly endowed prize for junior designers, the Lucky Strike Junior Design Award.
His works won international awards: the IF-Product Design Award, the Good Design Award Chicago, the Design Prize Baden-Württemberg.