In such a competitive business environment, it is of utmost importance that you have your name cards stand out amongst the rest of your competitors. But doing so does not necessarily means you have to burn holes into your monthly expenditure. Here’s how to do so in 5 easy ways:
- Odd shapes
Who said name cards have to be in rectangular shapes all the time? Don’t be afraid to think outside the box and make use of unusual or seldom seen shapes- like a parallelogram, a star, even a circle! The only unspoken rule is for your name card to be able to fit into a wallet easily despite it’s shape.
Materials like plexiglas, acrylic, wool, cotton and more, can be used to make name cards! The bonus is that they aren’t normally used so your name cards would automatically stand out against the rest with it’s distinct quality. Why not experiment with different variations and find out what your name card design can potentially look like?
Make your name card useful- for example: Name cards that can double up as tools for writing or other functions. If you can tie it up with the nature of your business, that would be ideal! For example, if you are a company that focuses on wine, why not design your name cards like wine coasters or even bottle openers? Interactivity and usefulness improves memory retention of clients.
Interactive name cards can actually earn you plus points when it comes to standing out. When used right, it could even act as a conversational starter! For example, stretchy name cards, gear name cards and the like- anything that can be toyed or fidgeted with.
Colours are nice to use when it comes to name card design. You don’t always have to stick to one colour. Why not experiment with bold combinations or colour gradients? There are a lot of possibilities to explore just with colour alone.
Making your name cards stand out don’t always require elaborate processes. Even with something as basic as colour, you can accomplish a difference. Here are 5 ways you can try and combine to make a distinct name card design that belongs to you!