Top 10 Business Card Design Trends for 2017

Marketing and design are two things that are continuously evolving. Along with new technology often comes new styles, designs and trends.  When was the last time you looked at your business card? Does your card have current information, colors and logo? If not, it is time to start on a new design. This is something that we take to heart, as we recently rebranded our company this year.

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When you start building a new business card design there is a lot to think about from colors to fonts, and even the material it is eventually printed on. Many designs come down to what is currently trending in design to show your clients that your company is up to date.

Here are some of the top business card trends we are seeing for 2017.


Die Cut Cards

Die Cut Cards

Custom Shaped Cards, or Die Cut Cards, are consistently one of our top requests from clients. The ability to create a unique card shape that fits their product or business is immediately eye-catching, and will stick in a client's mind longer than a traditional business card size.


Clear Business Cards with a Flood of Color

Clear Plastic Cards

One of the features available on plastic cards that is not available on paper cards is the option to print on a clear plastic card surface. Our clients love having the ability to print a slight flood of color while keeping the transparent card effect.


Embossed Cards

Embossed Business CardsWith the feeling of a credit card, embossed cards are complete with raised letters and numbers. These cards exude elegance, and take your cards to the next level.


Metal Business Cards

Metal Business Cards

Printing a metal finish on plastic cards has many benefits that our clients love. Not only are they more flexible and fit better in a wallet, but they also won't set off metal detectors. After all, how good are your cards if you can't bring them through airport security for your business?


Foil Business Cards

Foil Business Cards

Add a little sparkle to your branding with foil accents on your cards. Whether you decide to have your company's logo or even your name highlighted, it is guaranteed to get a second look from your prospects and customers. A big trend recently is to incorporate multiple colors of foil on a single card.


Spot UV

Spot UV Business Cards

Our clear plastic cards give a great alternative to traditional Spot UV printing by printing on the reverse side of a clear plastic card. When you move the card around, the light will catch the gloss finish of the plastic making it shine. Another great option to achieve this look is to utilize our foil stamping option.


Photo Booth Props

Photo Booth PropsInteractive business cards have been and continue to be a very popular choice for our clients. When you hand someone a unique photo booth prop-style card, chances are they are going to immediately start playing with it. To get the most out of these cards, include a hashtag on the card and encourage clients to share photos with these cards socially.


Frosted Business Cards

Frosted Business Cards

Similar to clear business cards, our frosted business cards are very eye-catching because they give a transparent card look, while minimizing the area behind the card. They also feature a silky-smooth and luxurious texture, which brings your business cards to the next level.


Matte Finish

Matte Business Cards

Our premium press offers a matte-textured finish that screams prestige. Once you hand your card to someone, they are going to hold on to it a bit longer just to feel that texture.


Wood Business Cards

Wood Business CardsNo need to get splinters when you hand out your marketing materials with wood-finished cards printed on plastic. When printing wood finish, we are also able to control the grain and design of the wood through a variety of imagery choices.


Let our team of expert consultants help you design a custom business card that will last the test of time.

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