Pete Sans born in Barcelona (1947) in the middle of a Catalan family linked to the artistic and intellectual circles of the city. During his introduction into the world of the graphic and textile design he travelled to Germany with the purpose to perfection-ate his training in the field of the industrial design. He returned to Barcelona in 1971 to open a graphic design studio, and at the same time took over the control of the Gallery and School Nikon. He also published a magazine of art, "Special Paper", which was revolutionary due to its concepts and contents.
In 1988 he obtained the Golden Delta Award for the Coqueta chair, produced by Bd Barcelona design. In 1990, the French company Arafura TRIBE, in its line of redesigning the furniture of the French institutes worldwide, encharge Sans with the design of the furniture of the French Institute of Barcelona. In 1990, his Coqueta chair was selected, with 45 more products of the world, for the International of the State of Baden-Wurtenburg Award, which is granted to the five best products in the field of the industrial design.
In March of 1994 he founded his own producing company (PeteSans Sistemes Integrals,S.L.). His first product was the " Sistema Aula " table for offices.