Fredrik Färg studied carpentry at Grebbestads adult education/community college until 2002 when he began a master’s in interior architecture and design at HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design in Gothenburg form where he graduated in 2008. In 2009 Färg participated in the Young Swedish Design exhibition with his degree project Coat – a slow-fashion armchair inspired by traditional menswear, made of a wooden construction with felt upholstery connected with enlarged cufflinks.
Coat was put into production by Materia and is a part of the collection at the Museum of Furniture Studies. Färg founded his own design studio in 2007, but three years later he established Färg & Blanche together with Emma Marga Blanche. Färg & Blanche designs furniture and objects both exclusively handmade and industrially produced as well as exhibitions. The studio also create limited editions works of art for galleries. Among the manufacturers that Färg & Blanche has worked with one can mention Gärsnäs, Johanson Design, BD Barcelona, Asplund and Materia.
For Swedish manufacturer Gärsnäs, Färg & Blanche got a commission to create a modern Emma, the classic 1900th armchair. The result was Emma, an upholstered hand-sewn armchair made of fabric or leather with a geometric patch work pattern in the backrest. In 2013 Emma was awarded the magazine Sköna Hem’s Best furniture prize and has since been followed by a family of chairs for Gärsnäs, such as Julius in 2016.
For the Stockholm Design Week in 2011 Färg & Blanche initiated the exhibition 20 designers at the Biological Museum where, as the name implies, 20 designers from 15 countries were invited to exhibit their works in the museums large 1900th showcases with stuffed animals and oil paintings of the Swedish nature.
Fredrik Färg was rewarded the Shooting star of the Year award by Elle Interior in 2010 and Breakthrough of the Year by Residence magazine in 2012. Together with Emma Marga Blanche he has received, among others, the Design of the Year Award from Elle Decoration in 2019 and Form Best Product Award at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014.
In 2022 the studio Färg & Blanche was selected to created an artistic design concept for the Swedish Presidency of the European Union. The installation, called "The Yellow Thread" was exhibited at the Council’s Justus Lipsius and Europa buildings in Bruxelles.
Fredrik Färg's RE-cover chairs from 2011 are a part of the collection at the National Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Furniture Studies.