We use colors to make our designs interesting. However, there are times when the absence of color can make our designs elegant and beautiful. Just check out these 25 white and minimalist business cards and be totally amazed how simple designs can appear pretty awesome. The business cards featured in this post are printed on white paper stock using the printing process called letterpress. Blind (or inkless) embossing is also common among these letterpress business cards.
Who says that business cards should be 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches tall? Sometimes, it is advantageous to be different in order to standout in a crowd. The best way to have your business cards noticed is to have them in different size. A mini business card is a great way to project originality without spending more. In fact, you can even save something by having a smaller business cards.
Spot UV (ultra violet) is a technique in printing where spots or particular portions of a business card are treated with glossy coating. The Spot UV does not affect the color of the graphics or texts that are being treated color. Instead, this process only makes that particular portion slightly raised and shiny relative to the non-glossy business card stock. For example, if you want to put a spot UV coating on your logo, the color of the logo does not change when treated but will only become shiny and slightly raised. Spot UV is less complicated than other processes such as embossing where alignment must be very concise. With Spot UV, the application of the gloss can be lined up precisely against any ink-based design element, no matter how complicated your graphic elements are.
Clear business cards (also known as transparent business cards) are great if you want to project durability or if you simply want to make your business card stand out from the rest. Having a clear business card, which is usually made of plastic, gives a character to an otherwise plain plastic business card. Since clear business cards are made of materials that lasts for many years, you can be assured that your business card also have a longer life compared to other business cards printed on paper or card stocks.
Do you want your business card to be extra special and unique? One way to make your cards trash-proof is to have them printed on unique material such as wood. Wooden business cards surely have a lasting impression especially if you are in the wood or other related business. For your inspiration, here are 25 impressive wooden business cards from around the web. To view the larger version and know more about the process used to print these wooden business cards, simply click on each of the preview image below.
Having unusual business cards is one of the best strategy to advertise your business. That is why many businesses are trying to make their business cards standout by using unusual design, colors, shapes or materials to print their contact details. In this post, we tried to pool together some inspirational business cards that are edible. Yes you read it right… you can actually taste and eat these business cards.