Born in 1970, he graduated in history of art from Bergen University (1991/1995) and then studied design at the National College of Art and Design. In 2000 he received his degree in design and in the same year founded the Norway Says studio. In 2009, after 6 years working with others, he opened his own studio, Andreas Engesvik in Oslo. His studio works in various sectors: from furnishings to tableware and industrial design for different clients including Iittala, Muuto, Ligne Roset and Asplund. He has received several international awards.