In his work with plates Achton Friis has been attached to Bing & Grondahl, where he has made a series of Poet Plates and a large number of the beautiful Easter plates. Furthermore he has made the two beautiful reunification with Northern Schleswig plates.
Achton Friis has also issued the books "The Danish Isles" 1926-1928, "The Land of the Jutes" 1932-1933 and "The Large Islands of Denmark 1-2" 1936-1937.
He was educated at the Art Academy of Copenhagen 1895-1899 and has both made ceramics, porcelain and portrait drawings.
He has received the medal of merit in silver and lies buried at the western cemetary (Vestre Kirkegård) in Copenhagen.