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.
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.
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
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.
- How to Design Your Business Card
- What Makes a Good Business Card?
- 50 Surefire Business Card Tips
- 10 Steps to a Stupendous Business Card
- Business Card Design: 7 Essentials to Consider
- Business Card Design: Tips and Trends
- Designing and Producing Creative Business Cards: Techniques and Details
- The Basics of Business Card Design
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.
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.
- How To Design a Logo
- How NOT to Design a Logo
- 10 Common Mistakes in Logo Design
- 30+ Business Card Design Ideas That Will Get Everyone Talking
- 14 Tips on How to Design a Logo
- Vital Tips for Effective Logo Design
And finally, this article, 38 Awe-Inspiring Business Cards of Designers in the Community, will give you some inspiration from your peers.
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.