“My heart belongs to turning wheels – in watch movements, bikes or cars”.
It was in fact his interest in turning wheels that brought him into horology. Peter had graduated from University as a translator for French and English and translated several books on automotive and technical features. His first experience as a journalist was linked to an enthusiast’s magazine dedicated to Ferrari sports and racing cars twenty-five years ago, and he still runs it!
Maybe his love for all things Italian led the way to his professional future: When his publisher needed someone to look after the German edition of the italian magazine „Orologi da Polso“ founded by the unforgotten Eugenio Zigliotto, Peter was first choice, as he had long been fascinated with the turning wheels in watch movements.
That was 1993, and ARMBANDUHREN has long since emancipated from the licensing business to become one of Europe’s most influencial magazines specializing in wrist watches. This reputation is also based by the publishing of the annual ARMBANDUHREN Katalog (aka WristWatch Annual or Annuel des Montres, as it is translated in several languages) and the presentation of the „Uhr des Jahres“ (Watch of the year) award since almost 25 years.
Since 1996 Peter has been editor of or contributor to various brand monographies, i.e. on A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte Original, Chronoswiss, TAG Heuer and Girard-Perregaux. Since 2002 he is a contributor to „Watch Your Time“, annual international (multilingual) newspaper supplement on watch novelties and trends – and now to HH Journal.