44 Awesome Business Card Designs that Will Inspire You

Inspiration February 18, 2010

Business-minded people are into creating ways to advertise and get in touch with important and influential people in the society. Handing out business cards is a great way to get noticed and remembered. Traditionally, business cards are small pieces of paper containing basic information such as name, contact information and the like… Very practical indeed… However, practical can also be mixed with style and creativity to create more impact to the person who receive the card. The more unique the card is, the greater chance of being noticed…

In this post, we have compiled 44 Impressive Examples of Business Card Designs for all business card users out there. Check out this list we have came up with and be inspired to create the perfect business card for your self, organization, company or any other uses this card may be utilized for. Start creating and get noticed!!!!

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 Ronald Bien

Ronald is the founder of NaldzGraphics.net. He’s a graphic designer and loves everything related to design. His site started as a portfolio, and has turned into an amazing design blog to share his experiences with and help provide useful resources.

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  • http://www.carsonshold.com Carson Shold

    Always love a good business card gallery!

  • http://www.nue-media.com Michael

    Nice article – it reminded me that our new business cards should come soon! Looking forward to it

  • http://junkiee.net Nina

    Great roundup, thanks for posting :D

  • http://jason-g.com Colorado Wedding Photographer, JasonG

    Amazing designs! Time to redo my biz cards!

  • http://VLDstudios.com VisuaLite

    business cards are one of the most important marketing items a business can have and these are very creative!

  • aly

    pretty cool stuff.

  • http://adomado.com makuchaku

    Awesome stuff!
    I wish we could get something like this for ourselves…


    Maku

  • http://charanj.it cchana

    great collection. seen a lot of them before, but the see-through illustration one is a great idea

  • http://www.shoutmeloud.com Harsh Agrawal

    Very inspiring.. getting idea for my Business card :)

  • nviii

    Where are these people getting thermographic printing done on matte black cardstock? I’ve searched the web and have not found any printers. The clear cards are easy to find but black stock is remaining elusive. Any tips?

  • http://www.themodernmixtape.com Rommel Borras

    Where can I get my business cards where they will make them shapes?? I’m working on a card that is in the shape of the letter M.

  • Oscar Elias

    Wow, this is great! Blew my socks off ;-)

  • Gilroy Fernandes

    Wow I love Theses Cards.
    A great inspiration for anyone who would think about creating a new business cards. Designs such as above are needed for the new innovations in this field.Thanks for sharing such a useful information. Sharing it on twitter with friends.

  • http://www.e11world.com e11world

    AMAZING! It’s funny because I was just designing something yesterday and I needed this inspiration.

  • http://www.businesscards.com Mike

    Ninja throwing star design is fantastic.

  • http://hillmullikin.com/blog jami mullikin

    Another tip if you want a thick card, is to print offset and run the stock width with the grain. Most of the time the stock grain runs vertical and actually makes the thick card appear thinner, and bends easier.

  • http://www.dot-design.co.uk Gareth Coxon – Dot Design

    Some really great design work here and good use of diecutting to lift the design from being a flat graphic to another level

  • http://www.bigoldtoe.co.uk Paul Murray

    Great collection, some really imaginative and stand-out examples here.

  • http://www.sujithvengara.com Sujith

    Really awesome..!!!………Inspiring. I Waana redesign my card…….Thanks for posting

  • http://www.visualizermagazine.com/ Görsel

    Amazing designs! Thanx for this article.

  • http://www.success4designers.com Corey Johnson

    This was a great post! I admire the thought of thinking outside the box. Inventing through design is whats going to get you noticed, especially through a business card. If you want to to invent through design to stand out, take something that’s inspiring as this and take it to the next level. For example, you can transform your ordinary business card into shapes, give it textures, and turn it into an object. ;)

  • http://- Jeebus

    Very cool – I particularly like the comb and the radio ones…. the wee shoot cocktails one is fresh too. Great post – keep up the good work;-) your blog is awesome!!! :-)

  • http://www.jannis-gerlinger.de Jannis Gerlinger

    Cool Stuff! Very inspiring!

  • http://www.designcure.co.uk DesignCure

    Wow some fantastic designs here. I’m going to be redesigning mine soon so this sort of inspiration is great!

    The only trouble I have is finding companies in the UK that will make custom cards like these.

    Great post!

  • Miss M

    Some really interesting and clever business cards! I liked the ‘Julian James’ one. I’m sure a potential client would chuckle to themselves when being handed that… :-)

  • http://www.sjlwebdesign.co.uk SJL Web Design

    Wow, some really great card designs. They are all so unique, very inspiring.
    Thanks.

  • http://www.logodesignmonster.com Logo Design Monster

    These are really nice. I see why you used the Pretty Green example for the posts preview as that one has got to be my absolute favorite. There are so many really nice designs here, thank you very much for sharing such an excellent resource.

  • http://ecubeart.com Erin Cubert

    Beautiful examples of business cards; inspiring and elegantly designed.

  • http://www.boxmodeldesign.co.uk Box Model Design

    Love them, great inspiring designs.

  • http://www.scottis.me Scott

    Some of them suck but are just hit hard with a letterpress so they’re automatically good?
    Yes, that’s probably true- letterpress (especially blind hits) make anything good.

  • http://www.churchpixel.com Church CMS

    Very inspirational designs. Thanks for sharing

  • http://theprodesigner.com The Pro Designer

    Very nice collection of business cards here, alot I haven’t seen before! Great work!

  • Julien Pourreau

    yeah big up !
    good stuff

  • http://www.neoaestheticworld.net gnorman

    aaaw!……niiiice

  • http://www.delightfulgoodness.com delightfulgoodness

    Awesome post! So awesome in fact that I HAD to link to it from my blog!

  • http://www.uprinting.com/Sticker-Printing.html Ashely Adams : Sticker Printing

    this post was truly inspiring. i do my own designing and printing at http://www.uprinting.com/Sticker-Printing.html work and this post has helped me immensely! thanks again!

  • http://www.aklcreative.com Alex

    I love seeing thoughtful, inventive business cards. Great collection!

  • http://www.bensky.co.uk Ben Sky

    Great collection of awesome print, will definatley use some of these as inspiration for my next batch of cards! Cheers.

  • http://www.techvriksha.com TechVriksha

    like them all…

  • http://www.jlpwebsolutions.com Jye

    Chris Fishers card is easily one of the best on the lest.

  • http://www.smart-web-design.co.uk Smart Web Design

    So many great designs ! Love the Mogibo fold up idea!

  • http://www.techacs.com Long Island Web Design

    These are Awesome ……………..thanks for sharing this beautiful collection with us
    The most I like is “EIGHTSEVENZERO”

  • http://www.lostmotionassembly.com Lost Motion Assembly

    @NVIII – If you’re talking about the EightSevenZero card that looks to me like a spot UV onto a matt laminated stock. Spot UV varnish goes on quite thick giving it a raised effect much like thermographic.

    Nice stuff all round, though I wonder if the more elaborately die cut cards will last more than a day once they get shoved in someone’s pocket. And I do hope that Marian Bantjes card shows real lace and not a photoshop trick as that would be super-sweet.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/linmelendez Linda Melendez

    Such a great collection!, i would like to share my business card designs on this too, how could i do that?

  • http://www.madtamgraphics.com TAM

    Inspiration! inspiration!

  • http://www.leahcanseco.com Leah

    you definitely got the title correct. these have all inspired me. great collection.

  • http://www.webdesignkc.co.uk/ Rory

    These are soooo good! I’m a web designer and rarely design business cards for clients. But seeing some of these really inspires me to get doing them again. Loving the radio presenter microphone styled card, simple but effective. There is also a lot of good ‘cut out’ cards, which I think really brings the standard card dimension to life.

  • http://www.webdesignkc.co.uk/ Victoria Blount

    There are some really nice designs above, i think the best are those that break away from the normal size and shape restraints of normal business cards, like the hairdressers card shaped like a comb or radio presenter in the shape of a microphone.

  • http://www.pbase.com/fotostefan FotoStefan

    Great collection!