The color Red is a symbol of energy, dynamics, power, speed, passion, urgency and excitement. It is a provocative color and thus one of the top choices when it comes to business card color. Especially among Chinese, red is a sign of festivity and fortune.
For your inspiration, we decided to gather 25 of the most amazing examples of red business cards that we found around the web. In case you are planning to have a red business card, it is always useful to look for inspiration from other artists. I hope you find the designs in this collection inspiring as well. To know more about each design such as the designer, printer and other information, just click on the link found below each preview image.
[UPDATE]: We have come up with a new and exciting round up of red business cards. Checkout here: 28 Must-See Red Business Card Examples (Part 2)
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01- Old Red Hat Letterpress Card
A beautiful layout printed on red stock card and printed via letterpress.
02- Culinary Culture
A letterpress card especially designed for Culinary Culture, a site for serious and aspiring food foodies. The red cards were letterpress printed on 220lb Crane Lettra, 100% cotton stock. They are printed three colors on the logo side and two colors on the text side. Additionally, the logo side needed the dark red run as two passes. The heavy ink density needed to cover a solid versus the light ink density for text lets the type remain crisp and the solid run as saturated as possible. (That means this piece of paper ran through the press six times – four on front, two on back.)
03- Kancho Creative
Printed on 350gsm stock with 1 spot colour and matt laminated finishing with a spot uv. The spot with UV lamination “kancho” wraps around the card, with the word “konichiwa” on the reverse.
04- NK Interactivo
A beautiful red business card with some vector grunge illustration for an interactive graphic designer.
05- Dunamis Media
A card for a design studio featuring red on the front and black on the back.
06- Bridge Photographic
A nice die cut to make it look like a camera lens opening plus spot UV to highlight the lines.
07- Jason Romine Construction, LLC
The highlight of this card is a wax seal logo with depth and movement to suggest a seal that has just been stamped and allowed to set briefly. The warm red center shows the heat that still sits with the stamp and the thick outer edges suggest a build up of wax that was pushed outside of the stamped area. Follow up with a carefully crafted business card that is on the highest quality card stock with an ivory matte finish and using spot UV over just the wax seal portions of the business card. All of these elements speak to care and consideration in all the details; Just like Jason’s own construction of fine furniture and artisan built products.
08- DKNG Business Cards
09- Red Box Media
Here is the Redbox Media 2008 – 2009 Business Cards featuring red stock and grunge text with handwritten details at the back.
10- MG Creative
New logo for Stockholm based company MG Creative, specializing in web development and graphic design.
A red business card featuring special die cut.
12- Erik Merkow Photography
Designed by Stewart West and John Johnson
13-McFaul Design Business Cards
This card makes use of red background with great typography and layout using the color red! Printed with spot varnish to highlight the design details and texts.
15- The Entity
16- Visiting Cards
17- Allysson Lee
19- Falken Creative
20- Abatri Creative Studio
22- Casabella Furniture
Nothing fancy about this card in terms of shape or size (measures the quiet usual 90×50 mm). This version tries to emphasize the “graphic design & typography loving-side” of the designer.
24- Ninja BTL
Ninja BTL (stands for below the line) is an advertising agency located in Lithuania. These business cards look like ninja’s star and can be easily folded like an origami.