Born on 22 October 1941 in Mulhouse/Alsace-Lorraine,
married, father of two sons and one daughter.
No dogs, no hobbies, no sports.
ADC Art Directors Club Germany
BFF Bund Freischaffender Foto-Designer (Professional Association of Freelance Photographers and Film Creators)
VBK Verband Bildender Künstler (Federal Association of Visual Artists)
Suso-Gymnasium Constance, dropped out of photographer’s apprenticeship in Constance; discharged from military service as a division photographer in the rank of lance corporal of the Reserve
PassportphotoLabBünzliPhotographer in the Canton of Thurgau
Time for travels and roving around in the Near East
Emptiness; how do I get into advertising?
Assistant in a Freiburg studio
Industrial photographer of fluids in Bad Kreuznach, Layout snapshooter, known as head of studio near Bläse/Stuttgart; then got kicked out.
1973 start of career as an average freelance photographer
1974 reflections on design and style, decision to chuck all clients and subsequent restart with WEGA campaign for Leonhardt & Kern, Stuttgart. Marriage, therefore decision for family and Stuttgart, ciao Milan/Paris/London. From then on, things picked up.
Immodestly, rather a lot.
ADC Germany, ADC New York, ADC Switzerland, ADC Los Angeles, Grand Award New York, Clio New York, Calendar Award Stuttgart, PDN New York Intern. Advertising Festival New York
29 October 2012
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