Patrick Frey was born in Seoul, South Korea. 
Together with his team, he worked for internationally renowned manufacturers such as Villeroy & Boch, Bree, Nils Holger Moormann, Burgbad and Flötotto. His designs have won international awards, including the IF Product Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award, Reddot Design Award. His objects have been shown in many international exhibitions. Since 2014 he is Professor for product design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover.