The choice of color is a major consideration when designing a business card. Depending on what you intend to achieve or project with your business, you should always use color psychology to your advantage.
Students can have business cards too. Although it may look pretentious to have a business card as a student, having a business card could be helpful for students. Especially if you are starting to look for a job, handing out a card that would introduce you who you are, how can you be contacted and maybe a brief description or slogan about yourself could be helpful. Here are some helpful tips in designing your student business cards. These are just suggestions and general guidelines and may not be applicable to your situation.
Business Cards that are eco-friendly are a must if you are trying to go green with your business. We know that the best option is to go paperless by having an electronic business card. But in this world, there will always come a time when you have to hand something to introduce yourself and explain what you do to earn a living. Thus, one of the options when paperless is not an option is having an eco-friendly business card. There are a number of printers out there that offer eco-friendly business card printing.
Business cards with rounded corners are so popular these days. Try visiting some business card galleries and you will surely notice that majority of the new business cards have these rounded corners. Having rounded corner business cards are so loved by many because they do not only give you an option to break away from the common rectangular business cards to stand out. They also create a feeling of friendliness. They also jibe well with the latest design trends such as the glossy and roundish web 2.0 design style. In terms of cost, having rounded corners for your business card costs a little less than having a die cut business card. So there you have it, you only have to spend a little more to give an extra impact and uniqueness to your business card.
Yes, edge painting your business cards can make them pop up. we bet, no one would dare throw a gorgeous business card such as these edge painted, letterpressed business cards because they just look expensive and classy. In case you are wondering what we are talking about here, we are actually referring to those thick business cards with painted edges in bright green, orange, pink, blue, red, etc. Most of these cards make use of thick board (1/16″ thick or more) to allow edge painting. Actually, the thicker, the better! To make them look even better and elegant, you may opt for letterpress printing to add texture via embossing or debossing. Edge painting nowadays are being not only in printing business cards but in other paraphernalia such as stationery and wedding invitations.
The introduction of color printing technology has made people believe that printing in full color is better than black and white. But we are sure that there are a number of artists and designers out there who can prove that limiting an artwork to black, white and shades of gray can produce an artwork that is even more powerful and dramatic than images with a full range of color.