Born in Singapore and studied Industrial Design in Australia, Patrick Chia designs has been exhibited and represented by galleries in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo.
His work has been published extensively in major international design journals. Notably, the inclusion of his projects in the International Design Yearbook in 1997, 2003 and 2004.
Since 2002 he has collaborated extensively with the Japanese company Time and Style. In 2006, Patrick Chia was awarded The Best Breakthrough Acts by the influential international design magazine, Wallpaper*, during its 2006 Annual Design Awards. Concurrent to his current practice, Patrick Chia has been appointed as the Design Director of the Design Incubation Centre at the National University of Singapore since December of 2006.