Profile: Peter Harrison – Design & Marketing Manager

Peter Harrison Sailing His Catamaran

Peter Joined The Printing House in 1997 as Design Studio Manager and when the existing owners wanted to retire, Peter and Paul Springthorpe bought the company. In October 2017 The Printing House joined the SG World family and took on the mantle of Design & Marketing Manager.

Why did you get into printing?
I worked for a company called Jazz design in the early 1990s selling Design & Print, I then moved into buying print for Royal Mail, it was a simple step to move into print itself.

What is your favourite thing about working at The Printing House and SG World?
The people, we have a great team and great customers

What would be your dream job?
Sailing Instructor

Before working at The Printing House, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Selling Aerial Photographs in North Wales

What would you most like to print?
A life-size Kylie Minogue Standee!

What would people never guess you do in your role? 
Sell shoes! As part of our workwear, we also sell shoes and PPE

Who would play you in a film about your life?
George Clooney obviously!

Shark diving, bungee jumping or skydiving? 
Shark diving. I love the water

What is your favourite album?
In Rainbows – Radiohead

What is your favourite film? 
Pulp Fiction

What is your favourite book?
Fools Die – Mario Puzo

What is your favourite sport?
Catamaran sailing

Best holiday you have ever taken? 
A trip to Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster site and the Ghost town of Pripyat in Ukraine (during the civil war there)

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? 
The sea! Anywhere!

Gin Vodka or Tequila?

What is the one song guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor?
Born Slippy – Underworld

What is your favourite TV Series?
Grey’s Anatomy

Are you a morning or a night person?

Do you have any strange phobias?
Birds – terrified of birds

If you could only have one alcoholic beverage for the rest of your life, what would it be? 

If you were on death row, what would you have for your last meal?
Curry, the hotter the better