Michael Geertsen was born in 1966 and completed training as a potter in Stensved, Denmark in 1988. Michael graduated from the department of Industrial Design at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in 1993 and his work has been in great demand ever since. After a varied and successful career Michael's work can be found in collections at the Metropolitan Museum, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum the MAD/Museum of Arts and Design, The Victoria and Albert Museum and Designmuseum Danmark. In 2012 he created a permanent installation at The V&A in London and in 2009 he completed a mosaic mural in Hanoi. He lives and works in Copenhagen.