Who I am

I am a Visual Communications Designer, specializing in Print Design, Web Design, Photography and Photo Retouching/Restoration. My career literally began the moment I could hold a pencil and camera. I embraced the advent of digital technology, bringing my skills as a traditional artist/designer and photographer to a new level of excellence.

With 40 years of experience in Photography and Art in all its forms, I have evolved into a well-rounded Visual Communications Designer. I strive to deliver the very best to each of my clients.


I will always be honest, straight forward, efficient and reliable.

I look forward to working with you to create an inspirational design or photograph that will help propel your business to the next level.




"I love working with Chad directly over any IT company who has helped us in the past. He has excellent response and turnaround rates, while genuinely listening to our concerns and finding efficient solutions for our online business challenges."

"Since day 1, Chad was able to hear my business vision and translates it practically and effectively. He offers practical solutions and is consistently honest about his expertise as well as his limitations. Chad is not only talented, efficient and dependable, but most importantly, fair and transparent.


Integrity is a big thing for me, not only as a business owner, but in life. I have a relationship of integrity with Chad.
I'm truly grateful for our business partnership."

"It was a pleasure to work with Carlson Visual. I had a very specific design in mind for my book cover. Chad listened carefully to what I expressed, and created a beautiful, compelling product that was even better than I had envisioned.
I highly recommend him!"

- Cindy Zahler, Publisher - Archer Seven Publishing, LLC
Mantis Knives

"We are proud to say that we have had Carlson Visual Communication associated with our company for no less than 15 years. In that 15 year period they have maintained and updated The Mantis Knife website with professionalism and cutting edge concepts. Additionally, they have always been reliably responsive to any of our requests.


Quite recently Chad Carlson visually updated our website beautifully, initiating countless requests for referral. It is without hesitation that I highly recommend Carlson Visual Communication for any website needs. We so appreciate a company that is dedicated to their customers needs and takes pride in their work and honors their relationship."

- Gary West, CEO - Mantis Knives

Contact ME

I look forward to hearing from you!
Please use the form below to give me a brief description of your needs and I'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Office Location

Friendswood, Texas