Born in Bern, Switzerland. She completed an artistic foundation year at Zurich Univeristy of the Arts and then studied set design at Berlin Univeristy of the Arts and Applied Theatre Studies at Justus Liebig University Giessen. She also spent one semester at Falmouth University in England where she studied Illustration: Authorial Practice. Friederike works as a set designer, most recently at Stadttheater Gießen and for the theatre company F.Wiesel. She also devises performances and installations and works as a graphic artist/illustrator.