business cards

This Lighting Designer's Business Card Is Only Visible In Bright Light

Your business card isn’t just some way to share your contact info. It represents you and your company, and it can be a great way to make a first impression. So how does a professional lighting designer make a big impact with his business card? With a design that’s completely dependent on light.

Make An Awesome First Impression With A Tetris-Playing Business Card

In a time when business cards seem more obsolete than ever , more and more people are coming up with fantastic ways to modernize them. And no one will probably make a better first impression than Kevin Bates, who created this business-card-sized Game Boy clone called the Arduboy that’s just 1.6 millimetres thin.

Your Smartphone's Touchscreen Can Read These Magical Business Cards

People complain about having to use antiquated business cards to pass along contact details, but they’re not going away anytime soon. So instead of complaining, the folks at TouchBase simply found a way to make business cards smarter. To access someone’s contact info, all you need to do is tap these business cards on your smartphone’s display.

You Won't Mind Pocketing A Business Card That's A Working Keyboard

Even with perfect typography, a stunning design or a novel shape, a business card is still an antiquated way to share your contact details. So the folks over at TechKeys — makers of custom keyboards — wanted to design a card that reflected their work and left a lasting impression — and what better way to do that than with a business card that doubles as a working keyboard.

Beef Jerky Business Cards Let People Chew On Your Credentials

Though slowly becoming antiquated, the business card is still the easiest way to make a great first impression with a new contact. Your choice of design, fonts, even paper says a lot about you. So imagine the impression you’ll leave when you hand someone your contact details laser-etched onto a piece of beef jerky — you’ll soar up that corporate ladder.

Of Course This Optometrist's Business Card Doubles As An Eye Test

Here’s a brilliant way to drum up new business if you’re an optometrist. Myung Dong, an eye doctor in Jeju, South Korea, found the perfect way to convince the local elderly population that they could benefit from glasses or other vision treatments: a business card featuring a self-administered eye test.

Of Course A Musician Has A Music Box Business Card

It’s probably one of the most expensive ways we’ve ever seen to promote yourself, but there’s no doubt that experimental musician Richard Eigner’s music box business cards leave a lasting impression on whoever’s lucky enough to receive one. Created by Katharina H√∂lzl, the design was inspired by the musician’s live shows which involve audience members joining the performance with music boxes of their own.

Of Course A Cheese Store Has A Tiny Grater Business Card

Since printing its address and contact details on a slice of muenster cheese would probably do more harm than good for Bon Vivant, the Brazilian-based cheese shop hired ad agency JWT to come up with something better. And in every way possible, this miniature cheese grater business card is a much better idea.

Here Are The Business Cards Of Famous People

Even though business cards seemed like they would be one of the first things to get killed by some fancy techwiznology, they’ve managed to survive even though the use of dead paper is dying. Everybody has business cards — even the super rich and super famous. Here are a few business cards from people you definitely already know.

This Brilliant Business Card Transforms Into A Tiny Chair

Catalogues might work well for IKEA, but as a way to advertise a modern upscale furniture store, they’re a little low-brow. A brilliantly designed business card that transforms into a miniature version of the furniture you sell? That’s pure genius.