Having a unique and original business card design will surely help you standout from the rest. With the millions of rectangular cards printed on card stock, a card in irregular shape, color or stock is something that will surely linger in the minds of your prospective clients or customers. If you are planning to get a new and unique card for yourself and need some serious inspiration, this is the place to start. Here is a roundup of 20 most unique business cards that we found from around the Web. Most of these business cards made use of different materials such as wood, metal or design to creatively project the type of business they are in. If you are interested to know more about each business card design such as the designer, the printer, design notes, etc., just follow the link found below each preview image.
01- Landscaped Business Card by Tur & Partners
Here is a clever and useful little business card design that perfectly expresses the mission of the company it represents: landscape architecture firm Tur & Partner. Add a little light and water to this seeded business card and in a couple days, you’ve got yourself a professionally landscaped miniature garden. Seeds embedded into the card sprout right through the holes in the plan printed on the card. This creative card was designed by Jung von Matt of Germany.
02- La Cambre Architecture: Business card
A card made of building blocks were used for an architecture school in Belgium
03- Sack Wear
A shirt label was attached to the card for a shirt company (Sack Wear).
04- Yuka Suzuki
Bobby pins that look like hair were used on cards by a hairstylist to promote her hair care services.
05- Growing Business Card
Plants were inserted in a double sided card to literally describe a blooming designer. This card transforms into a miniature house plant, sprouting alfalfa or cress when watered.
06- M++ Card
The Concept M++CARD is a Business Card with added advantage of memory storage. It expands user specific data (10-30 MB) exchanges like product data, portfolios, and personal information. Rear side of it is laminated so as to hold a memory using graphical forms. Two slits on it facilitate snap fitting of USB adopter, through which it can be accessed. Combining USB storage with a business card makes you get noticed and makes your card less dispensable, thus achieving effective communication.
07- Paul Nielsen Business card
This rubber business card for a personal trainer will force you to flex your muscles to read the contact numbers and other details on the card.
08- Eduard Cohoven Business card
Contact details printed on Wooden clothes peg serve as business cards for a dry cleaner/laundry service business.
09- Wunderburg Design
A wax was used as seal for business card. I just wonder how you can get to the contact details inside without crumbling the wax seal.
10- Balloon Business Cards
Balloons with the contact details on it were used by an asthma and lung specialist as business cards. This way, you can only read the message when the balloon is fully blown up. You need a pair of healthy lungs to do that.
11- Divorce Lawyer Business Card
Contact information were put on wrapped condoms and distributed at the front desk of motels.
12- 1Scale1 by Base 10
13- Koji Sueyoshi
14- Fifth Floor
15- Idea Hooker
16 -Emerson Taymor
A back and front view this card after being “opened up”. Gives you a decent sense of the stand up me and the back design once opened.
17- Greek restaurant
This Greek restaurant got the message across loud and clear that they are greek and provide good greek fun with broken plate business cards to promote their restaurant.
18- Sean Kinney
19- Helena Ayres: Proofreader Business Card
20- Rubber Band Business Card