Ultimate Business Card Design Kit: Tutorials, Templates, Tips & Tricks and a Showcase

Business cards are of paramount importance in their design and immediate impact on a potential client or customer. There are numerous ‘gimmicky’ ways to make your business card stand out in the crowd, but in my opinion, a beautifully designed standard-sized card is very hard to beat for a variety of reasons.

Here we are bringing you some tutorials for creating business cards, a selection of free business card templates, links to articles offering tips and tricks for business card design, followed by an inspirational showcase of 40 beautiful and unique business card designs.

Finally, there is also a bonus section with links to articles that offer tips for great logo design.

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The Ultimate Business Card Design Kit

Business Card Design Tutorials

We start of with a selection of tutorials offering some great techniques as well as lots of inspiration for business card design.

Creating a Dark Business Card
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Cardboard and Torn Paper Business Card
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Design a Cool and Original Jeans Style Business Card
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Create a Molten Chocolate Business Card in Photoshop
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Create a Retro Inspired Business Card
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How to Create Old Grunge Style Print Ready Business Card
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Making a Print-Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop
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Create a Slick Business Card Design with Stunning Typography
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PSD Tutorial: Design a Dirty Business Card
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Create a Stylish Business Card
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Simple and Basic Business Card
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Create a Grunge Print-Ready Business Card
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How to Design a Business Card
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Learn how to Create a Sleek Business Card
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Create a Movie Clapper Board Business Card
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Design a Patterned Business Card
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Free Business Card Templates

Templates are invaluable time-saving assets for designing your business card. It is unlikely that you would use just one template ‘as is’, but mixing and matching elements from two or more templates can achieve the perfect result for your design.
Beautiful Nature Business Card Template
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Elegant Callout Business Card Template
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Elegant Dark Business Card Template
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4 Asian-Inspired Personal Business Cards Templates
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Technix Business Card
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A Business Card Template Pack
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Login Form Business Card
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Trend Business Card
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Free Business Card PSD
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Free Modern Business Card
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Free Black Leather Card Template
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White-Blue Business Card
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Business Planner Card PSD Template
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Free Minimal Business Card Design PSD Template
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Free Photographer Business Card Template
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Typography Business Card
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Business Card Template 1
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Free Business Card PSD
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Business Card Template Construction Hazard Stripes Theme
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Modern Business Card
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Tips and Tricks for Business Card Design

Here are the links to some articles that explain how to create an outstanding business card design for your business.

Showcase of Beautiful and Unique Business Card Designs

Here is a selection of successful and effective business card design for your inspiration, include die-cut and stamped cards, letterpress designs and standard size printed cards.

Label Business Card
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Miababy
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Creative Intent Business Cards
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Metal Business Card
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FLIP IT Business Card
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Webology Business Cards
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Letterpress Business Cards
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Nox Creative Calling Card
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Social Vintage Business Card
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GAC
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The Gamut Business Cards
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Typo Business Card
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Silk Die-Cut Business Card
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iPhone Business Cards!
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Mission Fishing Business Cards
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Nili Studios Nautical Letterpress Business Cards
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JB Mini-Business Card (The Pocket Card)
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Creative Retro Business Card
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Kitty’s Beauty Parlour Letterpress Business Cards
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Creative Business Card 2
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Letterpress Business Card for Photographer
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Line Pro Business Card
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Name Card
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Business Card
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Tailored Shirt Die-Cut Business Card
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Paperplane
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Maze Business Card
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Brigada Creativa – Business Card
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Studioish Business Cards
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Deboss & Ink Letterpress Business Cards
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Business Card: Joonas Paloheimo
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Gois Corporate Business Card
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NationBuilder Pop-Up Business Card
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Mixtape Generation Business Card
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Box Office Business Card
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Mogibo Business Card
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Transparent Colored Business Card
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StockPodium
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Garage Junkies Depot
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Tea for Two Business Cards
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Bonus Section

Tips for Great Logo Design

So maybe now you are thinking ‘Great, I know what kind of business card I want, but I don’t yet have the perfect logo.’ So here are the links to a few articles that offer tips and advice on how to create a logo that works for your business.

And finally, this article, 38 Awe-Inspiring Business Cards of Designers in the Community, will give you some inspiration from your peers.

Conclusion

The majority of business people at one time or another will need a printed business card to promote themselves and their services or products, and it really needs to make a lasting impression. The prospective client or buyer will put the card away as soon as you are out of the door. When the time comes, you need him/her to recollect your card above all others, so it is imperative to make an impact with your calling card.

Have you created an outstanding business card that you would like to share with us? Have these tutorials, templates, tips and inspiration helped you to improve or create your own design?

Please share your links and opinions with us in the comments section below.

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