Sophie Gastaud was born in Paris in 1961,
Christian Joliff was born in Quimper, Brittany, in 1957. Both grew up with a passion for drawing. They met in Paris in the 80's. They were then following a course of study in architecture in the same workshop of "Les Beaux Arts" in Paris. In addition to learning about composition, they were being initiated into working as part of a team, participating in big projects which required all the workshop skills. When they had finished their studies, it seemed natural that their personal goals came togetherů A common objective, a single signature marked the progress of their new pathway :