18 of the best free business card templates

As a designer, one of the most important things is getting your business card just right. If you're just starting out in the design world, you might not know where to begin. So, we compiled this list of creative free business card templates to give you a little push in the right direction.

We have more templates for designers, too – check out our round-ups of the best flyer templates and brochure templates. But here goes with the business card templates...

01. Purple and blue 

This serene-looking card is easily customised

This card's mix of purple and blue shades make for a cool combination, and if you really like the design then it's easy to take the vectors and use them for other elements such as letterheads.

02. Coloured pencils

This card design is a great way for you to make your mark

This a fun and striking card is one of a large collection of free business card templates from PSBfreebies. The particular design will ensure anyone who receives it is unlikely to forget what your line of work is.

03. Bright and colourful business card template 

Make a big impression with these rainbow-hued beauties

Why have a boring and forgettable business card? Burn your name onto everyone's retinas with this wonderfully bright and colourful card design, supplied as a carefully layered PSD that's free both for personal and commercial use.

04. Creative black business card template 

How much more black could they be? Quite a bit, to be honest

Let everyone know who you are and what you do with this modern and striking business card template aimed at creative professionals. It comes as a 300 DPI CMYK PSD, layered and fully editable and customisable so that you can add your own creative touches. Like a bee, the black and yellow colour scheme is sure to catch potential clients' eyes.

05. Grungy retro design

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This free business card template is perfect for that vintage look

This grungy, letterpress-effect business card template is ideal for achieving a retro look. It comes as a PSD, ready to be customised, and is free for both personal and commercial use. Perfect for that vintage look!

06. Zigzag design

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A funky zig zag design will certainly catch the eye of potential clients

An exquisite design, featuring zigzag pattern as the main focal point of this creative business card template. The combination of black, white and a touch of bright yellow truly brings out the best of this design.

07. Flat design

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Another template to join the flat design trend

Like it or not, flat design is here to stay. Business Card Journal has up with what it calls a flat design business card template complete with fellow zeitgeist design, the long shadow. Although it looks like a personal card, it can be used for business of any industry as well. 

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Choose from six different colour designs

These double-sided, horizontal business cards come with both rounded and square corners. Created in CMYK colour mode with a 300dpi High Resolution, both designs are easy to customise in both colour and text. Plus, there are six colours to choose from!

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There's a wide range of business card templates on offer

American based designer Pixeden has created a wide range of free business card templates, and this Horster offering is just one of many brilliant executions. Here, you'll find print layout and templates for your graphic design work - print ready CMYK at 300dpi.

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We love the icons with this business card template

A different and fun approach to portraying yourself with this business card template. Packed full of colour, the icon set allows a quick and effective way in which to showcase all of your important information.

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A business card template for all you vintage lovers out there

One for all you vintage lovers out there! This playing card business card template comes in a choice of three colours and will certainly catch the eye of any recipient. With a clean, crisp and sharp execution, you can download these templates today and print them instantly.

12. Retro template

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Stand out from the crowd with these free business card templates in a retro style

In vector (.ai and .eps) file format, this template is fully customisable, allowing you to change the colour, font and layout to suit your individual style. This old school design is definitely one of our favourite business card templates.

13. Photography template

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Showcase your photography skills with these free business card templates

One of the best business card templates we've seen for spreading the word about your photography skills. The download, from Pretty Preset, includes the two different designs, both of which you can add your own images to using Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

14. Colour stripped

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Go for simple but with a splash of colour with these business card templates

If you want something simple but with a splash of colour, start off with these colour stripped templates. You can choose from two different design options; going with more or less text. The size is 3.5x2in (excluding bleed area) with a resolution of 400 dpi and a PSD format.

15. Cartoon

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The perfect business card templates for an illustrator

These are the perfect business card templates if you're working as an illustrator. The cartoon inspired design measures in at 3.5x2in (excluding the bleed area) with a resolution of 300dpi. The gorgeous font on the card is Impact.

16. Die Cut

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Stand out from the crowd with these quirky business card templates

We loved the style and shape of these quirky business card templates. Placing your logo in the speech bubble will instantly make it stand out and draw attention to what's most important - your work. You'll need a vector editing program to open this file (such as Adobe Illustrator).

17. Dezine Guide

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Keep things sleek and simple with these modern business card templates

Here we have the sleek and sophisticated side of business card templates. The elegant colour scheme make it a must for any designer that wants to keep things simple whilst still making an impact. The download contains two PSD files of the front and back.

18. Minimal

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You can choose from two patterns with these business card templates

Some of you may want to opt with a more minimal style business card templates and this design from Karmicfix on deviantART is the perfect example. The download comes as a Adobe Photoshop layered PSD where you can choose from two patterns.

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