When asked to describe a business card, most people have a pretty clear image in mind ― white cardstock, a serif font, maybe a watermark. That’s because the average, run-of-the-mill business card hasn’t changed much over the past century or so.
If you’re looking for custom shaped business cards, then die cut might be the best choice for you. But how does die cutting work, and where can you get the best quality business cards made? We’re here to help!
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If you’ve ever created special, limited-time business cards or greeting cards for the holiday season, you know that a fun and festive design can draw more attention to your brand.
We recently looked at some beautiful fall-themed illustrations to celebrate the changing seasons, but if the golds and browns of autumn are a little too subdued for your taste, there is another way to make a timely, seasonal impression: give your brand some Halloween spirit.
CEO Payge Kerman founded Blooming Pixel Creatives in early 2017. A creative agency that caters to everyone from startups to multi-million-dollar companies, BPC helps their clients display unique work and create consistent, impactful branding.
“Do you have gift cards available?”
Being able to answer “yes” to this question can be valuable for your business in a few intersecting ways.
Business cards are highly visual, but smart designers know the power that comes from going beyond looks alone and engaging with touch using paper weight and texture.
Effective business card design is all about storytelling. Foil business cards use subtle touches to give life to that story and transform the experience of giving and receiving a card.
How do you design a foil card that stands out? Here are some of our favorite examples of effective business card designs with foil:
It doesn’t take long to make a first impression. In fact, some studies indicate that a person will make up their mind about a stranger in seven seconds or less. When you hand someone a business card, what does that card say about you?
Killer business card design can make you or your clients stand out, but it’s not all about looks. The base you choose for your business card will influence how a recipient will feel — literally.