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How to make a Portfolio the right way

Here you can find out how to make a portfolio that makes you stand out, represents you positively, what are clients looking for and make a good impression.   Why you need to put some real effort into making a portfolio?   Making a portfolio is not hard. You just need a few minutes, put together some of your designs and it’s done. While this is true, it’s also a fact that portfolios like that simply suck. If you want to make a portfolio that stands out, gr...

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Mood boards, What are they and how to create one?

Here you can find out what are mood boards good for and how to create one. Mood boards could prove the most helpful thing to get the business card you want.         A mood board helps by inspiring the designer, streamlines the work process, and it helps getting the job started. It also saves a lot of time and wasted effort by communicating your ideas of the design more clearly than words ever could. This helps to avoid misunderstandings that could ...

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Choosing business card printing material

How to choose business card printing material? Here you can find out more about paper, its advantages, optimal thickness, different finishes and printing.   Is there more to business card materials than paper or plastic   You bet there is much more as the quality of the material itself can greatly vary, or even the type of paper. But I think you know this that's why you came here so lets get into it!   When it comes to printing business cards, there ...

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Customize your own business card

Customize your own business cards with our free templates and the help of our guide. Here you can find out how to make our templates your own in photoshop.       While designing our business card templates we had customization in our mind, how can we make personalization easier for our customers. We placed our layers so modifying is easy and intuitive. The first step is to download the template you like the most.     01. Change the na...

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How to print business cards at home

How to print business cards at home? Find out what’s RGB and CMYK how to cut out the cards after printing and what is gold leafing and how to do it at home. The first thing you have to consider is the color model. What is a color model? I’m talking about RGB and CMYK. If you switch between CMYK and RGB you can see there is quite a difference between the two. But why are they different?     If you chose CMYK that means every color in the file w...

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Business card size specifications

Do you want to design a business card? Here you can find the right business card size specifications, how to set up a print ready template in illustrator. The first thing to consider is the size. There are three main sizes: 3.5*2 inch US; 85*55 and 90*50mm in Europe.     What is bleed? Business cards have two safety parts that are included so upon printing, no information will be cut out accidentally:     The outer most one is called bleed, thi...

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The history of business cards

When did it all begin and who used them for what? It all began in the 17th century Europe. There were two kinds of cards that could be called as the ancestors of modern business cards. One of them was called visiting card. Only those on the top were privileged enough to use these. For them it was a must have. Visiting cards were used to announce their owner's arrival, and to praise them. In the middle of the 17th century people who were in the upper middle class and wanted to be consi...

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