How bland are your business cards? If the answer is “very,” consider that while a functional but boring card may be getting the job done (if that job consists of sitting in someone’s rolodex), they may not be landing you very many design jobs.
Ideally, your business cards should be able to communicate instantly what you do and something about you. They should help your contacts remember who you are and what your skills are. With that in mind, here are a few tips on designing a card that’s both practically and beautifully designed.