Andreas Mikkelsen (1928-2008) trained at the Niels Brock School before attending the Copenhagen Business School and then started working at Georg Jensen in 1963. In 1970 he left to establish A/M Design, his own design company. After developing his jewelry on his own for eight years he returned to Georg Jensen and became the artistic director in 1983. His works are characterized by precision and clarity in formal execution. In 1992 he was awarded both the Kaj Bojesen Prize as well as the Design Plus Award.