Business cards with a difference

Making an impact as a freelance creative requires a strong corporate image. Of all the promotional visual tools, the trusty business card remains one of the most effective ways to make a lasting impression. A business card is the physical reminder of a face-to-face meeting, and it's this personal touch that gives it the edge over on-screen promotions.

Increasingly, business card design is about more than presenting a business's contact details. There are countless possibilities for the progressive use of materials and finishing techniques as well as interesting uses of 2D and 3D effects.

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