Chiristof Burtscher (1964-2001) was born in Austria. He started as master-carpenter and wood carver. Patrizia Bertolini was born in Italy in 1964 and graduated from Rome ISIA, department of Industrial Design. They met at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, where they started to work together mixing their different projective styles. The began working together in 1991 in Vienna and then moved to Bolzano (Italy) where they started their new studio in 1995. Their preference goes to the furnishing sector and their prototypes are the result of research work combined with workshop activity.