For the month of June 2012, we rounded up 18 of the most beautiful business cards from around the web. This collection features different types and look of business cards–from letterpress to metal to edge painting and laser etched business cards, among others. Know more about each design and view more photos in larger resolution by clicking on the preview image.
01- Geneva Wheel Laser Business Card
More than 60 iterations on the laser cutter to make it *just* perfect.
02- Only for Girls
Here is a letterpress printed cards in pink theme suited for girls who want a girly looking business card.
03- Business Card for a Freelancer
When you decide to become a freelance professional, an attractive and thrash proof business card becomes very important part of self-branding and marketing. Here is an example of a good business card.
04-No Pool Business Card in Blue
This card is for a Sydney-based video production company, No Pool. Re-brand included custom lettered splash logo and full corporate stationery set. The business cards were letterpress printed and edge painted on 100 percent cotton 600 GSM flourescent white Crane Lettra stock.
05- Graphic Designer Business Card
A double sided business card featuring Ink splat as logo.
06- Sifter Letterpress Business Cards
A very nice letterpress printed cards using 220lb Crane Lettra. Designed by Evan Calkins.
07- Metal Business Cards for the Elite Members of YapStone, Inc.
Although they may weigh down your wallet and get questioned at security in airports, the cards are quite impressive.
08- Tegan Farrugia’s (Freelance Graphic Designer) self promo business cards.
09- Business cards for Anette Schive, a norwegian photographer. The card projects a classic and minimalistic feel and look. These were printed on old paper samples from Antalis and cut by hand.
10- Cider Press WoodWorks via Cardobserver.com
Letterpress business cards for a mill work and custom cabinetry company. These 2-ply cards for Cider Press Woodworks use bold type alongside all the detail in this apple logo.
11- The Comeback
Silkscreened and edge painted business cards.
Identity and stationary design for Euronorm, importers of high-quality Henco fluid and gas reticulation systems for both residential and industrial use.
13- Personal letterpress printed business cards featuring colorful doodle patterns
14- Personal business cards printed via letterpress printing and adorned with golden edge painting.
15- Business card for a photographer
16- Ilumini Photography Arts Business Card
Letterpress printed with metallic silver ink on Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110C and a tonal varnish on the Wausau Royal Complements Eclipse Black 100C, these stocks were duplexed after printing before receiving the final die cut.
17- Triplexed, not perplexed business cards
Here are letterpress cards for both Andy and Dwight, a NYC based creative agency. They decided to do their cards in different colors, strawberry red and pale blue.
18- Robot Business Card via Card Observer
Business card for Scizors, a small post-production company featuring robots, rockets and other fun logo explorations. The final logo consists of a film-chomping robot perched upon the letter i. The business card is interactive: if you follow the line extending from “motion + sound cut with care” it continues to the front of the card and outlines the robot. Those ambitious enough to cut on the dotted line are rewarded with a small paper robot.