Pete Sans born in Barcelona (1947) in the middle of a Catalan family linked to the artistic and intellectual circles of the city. The familiar surroundings highly conditioned his education. During his introduction in the world of the graphical and textile design, once he had finished his higher studies, he travelled to Germany with the purpose to perfect his training in the field of the industrial design.
He returned to Barcelona in 1971 to open a graphical 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", pioneer by its concepts, contents and its graphical quality in the social communication.