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Get your customers attracted with your design skills & impress with creative business cards, see some wonderful shapes, materials used in modern business cards
People are always brainstorming to come up with unique cards which will perhaps be emulated by others. Today we are presenting the top 50 creative business cards which will mesmerize your clients totally.
1. Laser cut business card
2. German Torres
3. Face to a name
Putting a face to a name is an innovative idea brought out by Reactor.
4. Black and white pattern with a gold name logo
5. Relaciones Publicas
If many individuals from a firm are handing out business cards, this kind of tab style will allow easy organization for recipients.
7. Vitor Bonates
This card has been created by designer Vitor Bonates, who is also a music lover.
8. Business card by Moises Guillen
9. QR Codes
This is a creation by Thomas Low.
10. Business cards by Sandrine Abraham
Stencil is an eye-catching design by David Gasperini.
12. BDH Millwork
Leftover wood provides the material for a creative business card made by Wax-an advertising studio from Canada.
13. Martina Cavalieri’s creation
14. Custom Die Cut Cupcake
15. Your url
If you want to emphasize your presence on the web for a corporate or personal brand, this business card can clearly make a statement.
16. Powell Peralta
This design has been created by the amazing bunch at JukeboxPrint and is an ideal skateboard business card.
17. Phyllis Gan Business Card
18. Hands business card
If you’re a web freak or a coder, this is the best way to present your skills.
20.Stationery Business Card
21. Bon Vivant
This is a creative business card made by ad agency JWT for Brazilian cheese outlet-Bon Vivant.
22. Lilla Bolecz’s business card
23. PostFaust Business Card
24. Not only a card
This is not only a card as it has real lawn seeds and is created by creative agency STRUCK.
Engraved business card has been created by designer John T Kim from New York.
26. Matthieu Rossat’s business card
27. Simon Wenger
A cute business card which you’d probably like to eat.
This card has been designed by designer Richard C Evans for London-based furniture outlet Bentply.
30. Francesca Sardigna’s creation
31. Fuelhaus Business Card
32. Snack Time
Designed by folks at Canada-based Rethink.
This business card has been designed by creative agency DraftFCB from Cape Town.
34. Federica Sutera’s creation
35. Jake Mates Business Card
A business card that can be used as a tool.
37. Choko La
This is the second collection in the list by Draft FCB.
38. Christian Vogtlin’s card
39. Pierre Desmarias
This card has a wooden design which makes it natural.
41. Elena Mirosedina
This outstanding design has been created by Ukraine-based graphic designer Tanya Kozlova.
42. Marina Marjina’s business card
43. Leafy Die Cut
44. Stretch it out
This card has to be stretched so that you can read it.
45. Business Card by Jill Lockhart
46. Custom Letterpress Design
47. Photo Genius
48. Business card by Leo Mesa
49.Carrie Wong Business Card
This is a transparent style card.
This is meta collection of free font lists from various respected design websites. In total there are 24 lists showcasing 1,075 fonts which are all free to download. These font collections are shortlists of the best free fonts of 2013 and 2014 which which will hopefully save you a load of time if you are on the hunt for quality designer typography.
The fonts vary in style and are ideal for websites, flyers, brochures, logos and graphic designers. There will be a small amount of duplication amongst the typography collections as they are ‘best of’ lists but we have tried to provide a broad selection of unique and quality collections to give our readers the best chance to find one or more free fonts they can use for their personal or commercial projects. Enjoy.
Awwards – 100 Greatest Fonts of 2014
Hongkiat’s 100 Must Have Free Fonts
CreativeBloq’s 100 Best Free Fonts For Designers
Creativeshory’s 75 Best Fonts of 2014
UMagazine’s 60 Free Fonts
DesignModo’s 23 Free Fonts – Behance Collection
Naldz Graphics’s 40 Best Fonts
UMagainze’s 22 Free Fonts for Pro Designers
Graphic Design Junction’s 100 Free Fonts For Designers
Designer Optimus – 20 Free Best Fonts for 2014
WDL – 12 Best Free Fonts of 2013
PSD Review’s 40 Free Fonts for Hipsters
InstantShift’s 25 Best Free Fonts for Print and Web
GDJ’s 35 High Quality Free Fonts
UMagazine’s 60 Free Stylish Free Fonts
CreativeBloq’s 30 Best Handwriting Fonts
GDJ’s 50 Free Fonts Best of 2013
Smahsing Hub’s 30 Beautiful Sans Serif Fonts
29 Awesome Free Fonts for Web Design
Splashnology’s 16 Free Fonts Jan 2014
19 New Free Fonts For Designers
Hongkiat’s Top 10 Fonts Loved By Web Designers
Smashing App’s 44 Free Sci-Fi and Techno Fonts
35 Free Tattoo Fonts
Hong Yi, aka “Red“, is a Malaysian artist-architect who was commissioned to work on an art piece for Jackie Chan’s 60th birthday. She spent a month collecting 64,000 chopsticks, in Zhejiang and in Beijing. She tied them into different bundle sizes with strings, and then hung them on a steel frame. The installation is best viewed from the front, where the portrait is most visible. Make sure to watch the video below.
The Hälssen & Lyon tea calendar developed by the Hamburg based creative agency Kolle Rebbe, is the first calendar in the world to feature calendar days made from tea leaves. Finely flavored and thinly pressed thanks to an innovative new production process, the 365 calendar days can be individually detached and brewed directly in the cup with hot water. It all started with the idea to merge the traditional product tea with one of the world’s oldest promotional gifts, the calendar. And it led to the creation of a unique annual calendar – made of real tea. Check out the video below.
While you have plenty of options to leave an impression online, offline, the business card still serves a primary use for the “here’s how you can contact me” approach. There are plenty of very interesting business card designs but if you have ever wondered what the business cards of tech legends like Bill Gates and Steve Wozniak looked like, have we got a compilation for you.
Below are 15 name cards belonging to people who have made a huge mark in the online and tech world. These names are probably not unfamiliar to the lot of you even though the designs really reflect the days of yesteryears. Some cards exude formality, others a sense of cheekiness. How far they’ve come from the days these business cards were making their rounds.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook. The co-founder and of Facebook has the world at his fingertips and made himself clear to the world with the phrase “I’m CEO, Bitch” on his name card. (Image Source: anthonylee)
Jerry Yang, Yahoo!. The chief of Yahoo opted for a more fun approach with his name card. And just look at that : firstname.lastname@example.org. You can’t find emails like that anymore. (Image Source: bitrebels)
Eric Schmidt, Google. Google’s former CEO and now executive chairman used a formal and simple name card to introduce himself to fellow businessmen. The for g seemed a little different though. (Image Source: bitrebels)
Bill Gates, Microsoft. The backbone of used bright orange as the colour palette for his name card. He even used his given name, William. (Image Source: designtaxi)
Larry Page, Google. The co-founder and CEO of Google, Larry Page made sure everyone knew the company he was working for with the massive Google! logo in the centre. (Image Source: businessinsider)
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple. Wozniak went for a different approach as compared to Jobs. The co-founder of Apple opted for a metallic, almost credit-card-like feel for his name card. (Image Source: topdesignmag)
Evan Williams, Twitter. Williams went for a very simple design for his business card. It looks like it is made from recycled paper! (Image Source: clubsoda)
Mitchell Baker, Mozilla. Mozilla’s former chairman bore the original dinosaur logo of Mozilla on her business card. (Image Source: lizardwrangler)
Meg Whitman, HP. CEO of Hewlett-Packard keeping it simple with her business card. (Image Source: startiger)
Tim Berners-Lee, founder of WWW. A man that many people thank today for inventing the world wide web, Berners-Lee went by with this classic business card design. (Image Source: telenet)
Kevin Mitnick, ‘World’s Most Wanted’ hacker. Even the world’s most wanted hacker had his very own business card! It certainly is made to impress! (Image Source: acumendesign)
Richard Stallman, GNU. Stallman is known for his free movement and for launching the GNU project – and less on his unusual sense of humor. (Image Source: cngulu)
Wright Brothers, Cycle Company. The Wright brothers were known to have built the world’s first airplane. This was the name card they used when they started their own company. (Image Source: psprint)
John Donahoe, eBay. eBay is famous for being a successful platform for online shopping. The CEO used a classic design for his business card. (Image Source: auctiva)
Reality can be a bore sometimes, which is why most of us are grateful for the creative sparks generated by artists like Victor Nunes. Nunes stretches his imagination, and yours, turning everyday objects like pen caps, biscuits and rubber bands into caricatures of life – well, part of it, at least.
(Image Source: Victor Nunes Faces)
As an expert on creativity, Victor Nunes has been mashing 2D drawings on paper, together with common, everyday objects to give it a twist. Here we’ve selected 12 of them to show you what we mean, and how fun things can be when imagination comes to the surface.
Rubber Band. The is a perfect first example to showcase the artist’s capability – he can bend the rubber bands and his creative nerves to make all sorts of playful art (except for the noose, of course).
Bottle Cap. To have fun with everyday objects, you just need to imagine all of the potential functions of it, like how a simple red bottle cap can be turned into an ON button.
Cork Plug. What can make with a cork plug? Apparently, a lot of wine-related creative mash-ups.
Pen Cap. Next time you are bored in class, maybe try to make have some fun with your pen caps. Here are a few ideas.
Razor. Isn’t it impressive how the artist can come up with both a cool racer and a snail using the same razor?
Clothespin. Turn a regular clothespin into a duck bill or a crocodile, or more.
Popcorn. Think popcorn is too random to be turned into art? Who would have thought popcorn can be turned into faces. Check these out.
Dried Apricot. Never expected to see so many drawings made with dried apricots in my life. Talk about boundless imagination!
Walnut. A personal favorite, as they fit the artworks almost perfectly. Particularly the BBQ chicken. Yummy!
Breadstick. Now you see the artist’s trick – think of the breadstick as part of bigger entity.
Biscuit. Proof that you can play with your food (that’s right, mom) and there’s nothing wrong with it.
Chips. You cannot unsee chips for what they can be now. Is that a face on the potato chip?
In many settings advertisements tend to be ignored or overlooked. When flipping through a magazine you probably skip past the ads unless something really catches your attention. The same thing applies when it comes to driving by billboards, browsing online, or interacting anywhere else where ads appear.
One approach for ad designers to capture the attention and interest of viewers is to use humor. Most of us will stop and pay attention to ads if they grab our attention and make us laugh.
In this post we’ll showcase 30 examples of advertisements that user humor to make an impact on viewers.
Outdoor advertising is effective and very popular in many countries. Advertising agencies are trying to do something new, creative, to make their a billboard stand out among other boards. Soeme of these billboards are very very good and as a result effective.
When it comes to paper art, it’s the little things that make all the difference; the intricate patterns, the tiny, talented cuts and the specific colours chosen for each inch. Estonian designer Eiko Ojala is an unfathomable talent when it comes to the method, as these recent editorial pieces show.
Adhering to almost any brief, Ojala’s style is as iconic as it is impressive. Using simple colour palettes, stylish silhouettes and gorgeous, intricate patterns, this series would certainly stop you in your tracks when turning the pages of your favourite magazines.
Working with portraits, typography and landscapes, Ojala is a true talent in the paper art industry. With a style as recognisable as his, you’ll no doubt be seeing more of his work in the coming months.
Have you come across any inspiring paper art work? Let us know in the comments box below!