“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
– Jack Kerouac, Dharma Bums
It can be an intimidating and time-consuming process to design your own business cards. Most of the custom online printing companies offer a number of design templates for this very reason; and you can just type in your contact info.
That’s a good option if you’re an electrician or a realtor, but obviously you’ll want to steer away from going that route if you’re a graphic designer. If you’re job is to be creative and to impactful, your business card should be too. Also, if you’re meeting people face to face at an informal occasion, maybe your business card should be fun and informal as well.
Looking for the convenience of a ready-made template design, but trying to make a lasting impression? Consider going minimalist with your personal business card design.
Here are some cool, informal, minimalist business cards:
While there are lots of clever examples of business cards created with origami, pop-outs, or even assembly instructions, sometimes simple is better. Save your energy for your other projects, and just get your message across.
Like one of those cool clubs in L.A. without a sign, it looks like you’re not even trying. (Wow, you must be good!) You might even want to consider mini business cards, which are cheaper and also get noticed.
You can get great cheap business cards at a number of the sites that we feature here at custom printing deals, that combine high quality printing with low, discount prices.