Thompson Agency is the graphic design and advertising studio of Stuart Thompson. Stuart has been creating advertising, branding and sales materials for a wide range of clients for over 25 years. Stuart has the unique ability to showcase a brand and deliver its overall message in a distinct and creative way.

A native charlottean, Stuart started his career as a Print Production Manager/Media Planner at mid-sized ad agency in charlotte. Stuart then joined his father Joe as partner and co-creative director at Thompson Agency, a small two-man advertising and graphic design studio in Charlotte.  Together they developed thoughtful, intuitive and award-winning advertising and sales materials for regional and national brands for over 20 years. For the past six years Stuart has been continuing the business from his home office.

Stuart studied Fine Art at Appalachian State University, initially thinking he would be a painter, sculptor or commercial artist.  But after questioning the practicality of a career in the fine arts, Stuart decided to leave the harsh winters of App State behind and transfer to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a business major. There he earned his BA in Business as well as his MBA. Always an artist at heart however, Stuart found his way back to creative side handling the conceptualization and design of a wide range of advertising and sales materials from logos, brochures and print ads to writing and producing radio and TV spots. He’s has been recognized with awards both locally and nationally within the industry.

Stuart lives in the historic Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte with his wife Diane and their two dogs Gabby and Murphy. When he’s not working on his latest graphic design project, he enjoys watching NFL football and NBA basketball, sampling craft beers, playing his guitar and building things. If I’m not sitting at his computer, you can probably find him wearing a tool belt and swinging a hammer.


Client Experience

USTA Northern California
Continuum Cable
Asheboro Elastics
BETCO Self-Storage Systems
Greer Laboratories
Elite Auctions
Johnston Allison & Hord Attys
The S&W Group
Provident Community Bank
Sharonview Federal Credit Union
Cabarrus Eye Center
North Charlotte Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Prosthetic & Orthotic Institute of Rock Hill, SC
Florence Crittenton Services
Tom Bush Law Group
MedAssist of Mecklenburg
Elk River Club
American Broadband
Baja Broadband
Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Business Class
United Way of Greater Los Angeles