Adventures in Advertising is a blog and editorial cartoon column created by Tom DelMundo: Art Director, Copywriter, Designer and Futurist.
After winning numerous advertising awards, including the Nobel Prize for Art Direction,
Tom found the pursuit of advertising as a serious profession inevitable.
Tom joined DDB in 1993, as an Art Director/Copywriter. An uncommon joint title
for an equally unique individual. There he co-created Amtrak’s humorous
“Wouldn’t You Rather Be In One Of Our Cars?”campaign. As well as producing memorable work
for the New York Lottery, Crunch Fitness, Bermuda Tourism,
and he was instrumental in winning the worldwide Irish Tourism account.
Tom was a pioneer in the interactive world, receiving one of the first Interactive Clio awards in 1996,
for Ragu’s “Mama’s Cuccina” (www.eat.com.)
In 1998, Tom moved to San Francisco to join the legendary creative hothouse that was Red Sky Interactive.
There Tom created such revoluntionary interactive work as: Sprite.com, MillerLite Digital Football,
and Sutter Home’s MoodMaker, which won numberous awards, including the One Show 2001.
Tom is a graduate of the illustrious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
He studied graphic design in Switzerland. And as an undergrad at
California State University Los Angeles Tom concentrated on Genetic Engineering.
Tom also pursues Olympic level fencing, scuba and sky diving,
and writing for women’s magazines.
He is currently working on a new book entitled “Advertising. As If!”
which is certainly destined to become an industry standard.