Your business card can be a great way to make a big first impression. Most business cards are fairly standard and designed simply to exchange information with business contacts. But you can stand out with a unique business card design. A unique design can make you memorable and give recipients a reason to call you. To help you get an idea of what you can do, here’s a list of amazing business card designs that’ll inspire you.
This is a clever and funny business card that plays right into the cosmetic surgery theme. You can push your fingers through the back of the card and enhance the female figure’s breasts.
This is another business card that plays into the theme perfectly. The business card is tearable into two halves. The contact information of the divorce lawyer are on both halves for both parties.
Instead of using a standard business card, this dermatologist simply printed her business information on a cleaning pad. You can bet other dermatologists rushed to copy this idea once they saw it.
This business card uses an insertable die-cut design. Once you pull the tab, the cut-aways reveals a bar that fills up with the background color.
This is a really cool design that uses web icons to describe the information on the card. Once the card is flipped over, it reveals all the information according to the icons.
Most of us today have smartphones, so it makes sense to create a business card around this design. The card is designed after a website that’s being browsed on a smartphone. It would be a perfect design to market a reseller hosting service.
How do you let people know that you operate an x-ray imaging center? Create a business card design that is transparent and uses a picture of an x-ray. The idea is straightforward but effective.
Just like the dermatologist example mentioned earlier, this design uses unique material to stand out. In this case, a denim cut-away is used as a business card to help brand the graphic designer.
9. Die-Cut Font
If you want to go for a minimalist look but still want to use a unique design, you can go with a die-cut design. This card uses the die-cut for the brand name.
If the goal is to create an impression of a luxury or professional brand, you can’t go wrong with engravements. This card uses a rough stone colored design with a gold engravement for a high-class look.
Mystique is a branding firm that uses a QR code for their business card. Once the user enters the QR code, they can then scratch off the code to reveal the contact information.
This designer uses multiple elements to create an eye-catching business card design. First of all, he’s put a lot of thought into the logo. It uses very bright kaleidoscopic colors to stand out. To top it off, the card is cut in a polygon shape.
This design is created for photographers. It uses a camera focus design set on a transparent card to play into the photo theme.
14. Plastic Etchings
Yet another card that uses an unconventional material. This card is designed on a piece of plastic. The design is created from intricate and beautiful laser etchings.
This card is designed after a comment box design. The front part has a great branding logo that wows you and makes you want to flip over for more information.
This card uses a unique piece of art on the front of the card to differentiate itself from the pack. It’s a simple approach that forces you to take a second look.
Many people are using sketch animation for their website but it can work well on a business card too. This personable and whimsical card markets the different services of a couple.
This company brilliantly puts transparent cross hairs on its business card to pass the message across boldly.
19. Card Board Design
This baking company uses a cardboard design and sketch animations for their brand. It characterizes the baking theme very well while being cheap to print.
20. Vintage Fonts
Muckley Eye Spirits plays into the common designs in the liquor industry. They use a vintage font with stylish borders for their card.
21. Laser Cut Engravements
The Loco Starr Group created a business card using vintage fonts and laser cut engravements for their design. It’s set on a beautiful matte black that you’ll be sure to remember.
22. Palettes and Patterns
Who said business cards had to be boring? This card uses warm palette colors and interesting patterns on the back to catch your attention.
23. College Football Flags
Designs can be fun and whimsical as well. This card is shaped and designed after college football flags and banners.
24. Invisible Font
This business card seems like there’s no information on it other than the sentence “more than meets the eye.” However, when you lift it up to the light, it reveals the contact information of a designer.
25. All About the Typography
Typography can literally make your business card design. This card proves it. It uses a beautiful and highly readable font with a glossy ink used for the printing.
Those business card designs should have stirred up a ton of ideas in your head. It doesn’t matter whether you’re promoting your reseller hosting or other services. You can come up with a unique design for any kind of business. Start by building on the theme of your business and think of some ideas that play into the theme. Then, think about the typography, animation, logos and the physical aspects of the card. That should help you come up with a list of designs that you can try.