A major consideration when designing a business card is whether to layout your cards vertically or horizontally. Traditionally, business cards are designed horizontally. So in an attempt to divert from the common look of business cards, people have started using vertical business cards. Basically, vertical business cards are those designs with vertical orientation, with the width shorter than the length. Most people are afraid to get a vertical business cards because they seem restricted in terms of space. However, this can be solved using a different presentation, graphic elements and overall design. So if you want your business card to stand out without the extra cost, why not try vertical business cards? Below, we gather 40 of what we think are the best vertical business cards we found from around the web. To know more about each design, simply follow the link provided below each preview image.
01-World’s Most Expensive Business Card
This card underwent six unique printing processes, laser die-cutting, used three different papers, and a fortune! There are 50 different fortunes randomly sprinkled throughout all of the cards.
02-Flexicom Business Card
The Flexicom Marketing business card provides the use of shapes, spot gloss highlights, and custom die-cuts to create a completely unique and professional card design.
03-Hear Agency Cards
These cool business cards for Hear Agency were designed to reflect the modern and fresh attitude of the company they represent.
04-Nerd Merit Badges Letterpress Cards
Badge & Design by Nerd Merit Badges printed on 220lb Pearl White using Black and Metallic Gold inks with Metallic gold edge color finishing.
05-LetterPress by LetterArt
A letterpress business card printed on 100 percent cotton, 650 GSM paper by LetterArt Printing Studio in Poland. This is an example of Simple, beautiful and interesting design.
A business card for an electrical contractor. This silk card has spot UV applied to diamond steel pattern, wire cutters and the text.
07-Kraken Design Card
Here is a slim vertical business card with silk-laminated stock and spot UV. The spot gloss were applied to micro pattern on front for unique texture, as well as to the text elements and octopus on back of the card.
A silk embossed business cards using a heavy weight silk card with a sweet looking embossed logo. These silk cards micro meter at 17pts, which is already super thick for silk. Printed for LoveMoneyClothing.com by PremiumCards.net.
09-Hero Film Business Card
This vertical business card is part of the corporate brand identity for TV and film maker Hero Film Productions.
10-Galu Business Card
A vertical business card designed for party and event company, Galu.
11-Nineteen Marks Design
A vertical business card for graphic design freelancer Ross Moody. These are letterpress printed with orange edge painting.
12-Ground Flights Business Card designed by R3M1X3D
A two-color letterpress printed vertical business card with die-cuts and perforation.
13-A vertical business card design for The Corner Deli by A-Side Studio
14-Pearl White Card
This vertical business card was letterpress printed in blush pink, black and a textural blind print on 100 percent cotton fiber paper in pearl white.
15-Running Doves Business Card
This card was printed using six colors on Crane’s Lettra 220lb fluorescent white paper. Overall die-cut by Prestige Graphics.
These cards, designed by Jacob Ward have a heavy blind (inkless) letterpress impression on one side and black ink on the other.
17-Gustave Creative Studio vertical business cards
This vertical business card is themed in the style of a Swiss army knife with accurate scale rule and cut out SPORK® and CHOPSTICKS®.
19-Cement Solutions Bottle Opener Card
20-Self-Promotional Letterpress Business Cards by a Graphic Designer
21-Sue B Photography Letterpress Cards
These beautiful business cards were letterpress printed on 220lb Crane’s Lettra in the fluorescent white color.
22-Camille Garcia Business Cards
23-The Royal Chains
24-Spot UV laminated red business card for Red Salon
25-T&T Business Cards
These business cards were printed by The Mandate Press using 110lb duplexed, copper metallic edges and tone on tone impressions.
26-Beautiful Blind Impression Business Card
The typographic design is nice and bold, making the blind (inkless) impression really stand out.
27-Green Sky Media by Hear Agency
This slim cut business card design effectively attributes simplicity, professionalism, and modernism into the overall style and brand of the business card.
29-Black + Blotter Business Cards for Space150
These business cards made use of 250gsm Black Stonehenge sheet foil stamped with gloss black foil.
30-Pacific Luxury Letterpress Business Cards
These cards are letterpress printed two PMS colors each side plus a blind hit.
Business card of Fuse. Printed on GF Smith, Colorplan Ebony 540gsm with white satin foil.
A very stylish black vertical business card printed on thick paper using silver ink.
Designed by Fabien Barral, Letterpress by Studio On Fire.
34-Three Four Three
Letterpress printed and embossed business cards for Three Four Three.
35-Form Axiom Die-Cut Business Cards in Vertical Layout
36-Nea Letterpress Cards with Blind Embossing
37-Penelope Jones Interior Design Letterpress cards in Vertical Layout
38-Alex Doty Film maker
39-Webology Business Cards
A modern and stylish business cards for a web specialist.
These cards were printed on a rigid 300 GSM board with a matte laminate.