Tommy was born 1970 in Wasserburg/Inn and grew up in Ebersberg close to Munich/Bavaria.
After highschool degree 1990 and travelling through Central America for a while, he studied architecture at the Academy Hamburg (master 99) and later production design for film at the University of Televison and Film Munich (HFF), finished with master 2003.
During his studies he was working for several architecture offices and filmproductions in Hamburg and Berlin.
In 2002 he founded DePalma&Stark Design with Tomas Nowack.
From 2006 on he intensivated his work as production designer for commercials.
He did the productiondesign for more than 100 commercials of any kind and style since now.