Aug 20 2009

60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

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Most business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why they are not effective. Business cards can become great interactive elements with the added ability to have custom shapes, different materials and matte finishing along with a great design idea.

In today’s article, we would like to present a collection of 60+ Creative Business Cards ideas that say a lot about a person.


itomi

itomi

lush

by www.gavinmartin.co.uk/

Murillo Design

intersection

Elevator

kinos aarau

BRCKT

vlad soto

CAT BOX

Wanderlust Maps

EDUARD CEHOVIN

cartes de visites

Structural graphics

The Atomic Toy Co.

rubber band

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  • dlv, 20 August 2009

    wow, i often visit business cards sites but most of this designs are new for me !!

    awesome! really ! Congratulation for creators and owners of this cards, and you for this collection here on Noupe !

    adeux

  • Magdy, 20 August 2009

    wow this is awesome, really interesting, thanks!

  • Essam, 20 August 2009

    Wow, absolutely new great ideas.
    Though there’s a lot of brilliant ideas, but in my opinion the rubber band is the greatest.

  • Ahmed, 20 August 2009

    there is some funny collection there

    well i think if dentist want to make card would he make it in a teeth

  • Tom Krieglstein, 20 August 2009

    Best collection of biz card designs I’ve seen. Thanks!

  • DavidMoreen, 20 August 2009

    Some great business cards. I don’t believe that I would ever use any of the tough. I like sticking to the little piece of paper!

  • Vexard, 20 August 2009

    beautiful :)

  • Honour Chick, 20 August 2009

    excellent collection. thanks for sharing this, very creative ;)

  • Some1, 20 August 2009

    I can’t find anything new. I have seen all these before.

    • Iggy, 20 November 2009

      Hater!

  • Fabulous Photo Gifts, 20 August 2009

    Hi – What a great collection of business cards.

    Whilst some are impractical, I did like the Google search idea – really clever.

    It’s bizarre I know – just how these things go sometimes but I spotted this on someone’s tweet and had a look. Even more bizarre is the fact that we’ve just launched a new product range of printable metal business cards.

    You can see them here:

    http://www.fabulousphotogifts.co.uk/index.php?ref=metal_business_cards

    How spooky is that?

    Thanks – Jonathan.

  • Callum Chapman, 20 August 2009

    Good post but I’ve seen them all before…
    What’s unusual about the Moo Business Cards? That holder up there (http://noupe.com/img/b-cards37.jpg) is the free business card holder you get with the free (10) business cards you get… and you can’t see an actual business card?!

  • jimmy.wang, 20 August 2009

    very good,I’m first time to see,Thanks

  • PV, 20 August 2009

    Google and the Diesel Design is really good. Thanks for sharing.

  • RaDe, 20 August 2009

    An amazing source of inspiration

  • Chris, 20 August 2009

    Great selection of cards you have collected here! I especially like the Google card :)

  • Ivan Miši?, 20 August 2009

    Excelent colection

  • Michael, 20 August 2009

    I would love to have custom LEGO people, or even just LEGO bricks, as business cards. Those are too cool. Wonder who could do printing on LEGO bricks?

  • Trudy, 20 August 2009

    These are so strange and cool. The Google search one might be my favorite though.

  • Oliver Web, 20 August 2009

    Great collection of business cards. Loads of great designs and the Google one is my favourite. Thanks for sharing.

  • Nora Reed, 20 August 2009

    It seems that posts about creative business cards never get old. There have been so many in the past, but they are all so good and there are always so many more creative ideas. Thanks for sharing the interesting collection. I look forward to more.

  • Colette Mason, 20 August 2009

    Some cracking examples there :)

    I am in the process of coming up with some new cards for my company – this shows you you don’t have to be too dull and corporate about it – I’m not a “suit” so these really appealled to me.

    Thanks for collating the list.

  • tabiji, 20 August 2009

    I don’t remember his name, but someone put their resume inside a Spam box.

  • Driveways, 20 August 2009

    lots of interesting and innovative ideas with this collection

  • Paul Mackenzie Ross, 20 August 2009

    Nice collection of cards there, I’ve seen a few before but there are some fresh ones there. The Lego “business cards” made me smile but some of the “label” style cards, although creative, looked a bit scruffy.

  • Larissa, 20 August 2009

    Interesting collection. It’s always fun to see what creative ways people promote themselves. Another great collection of business cards: http://ljdesignstudio.com/254-75-creative-business-cards-that-inspire

  • Timur Tchekhin, 20 August 2009

    The card of Lush is realy interesting =/

  • erikdana, 21 August 2009

    Seen some of those before, but deff the best showcase of biz-cards!

  • Bluegrass Print, 21 August 2009

    Great collection. Thanks!

  • toymachiner62, 21 August 2009

    The bottle opener is one helluva great idea.

  • keN, 21 August 2009

    wOw…quite impressive!!

  • SecretsPedia, 21 August 2009

    this is amazing

  • bee, 21 August 2009

    So many designs I haven’t seen before… great collection, thanks for all the work!

  • hendri, 21 August 2009

    what a great business card!

  • Mark, 22 August 2009

    Very imaginitive collection of cards. Quite a few really caught my eye. Some are not very practical but they do serve the purpose of catching a persons attention. I can imagine finding a printing/fabrication company that is capable of doing this kind of work would be difficult and expensive but I can see doing some for a tradeshow possibly.

  • steve, 22 August 2009

    these are fantastic

  • Webme1, 22 August 2009

    I love this collection of business cards. A huge variety. Very inspiring.

    I particularly like Lego and the bottle opener.

  • Bart Starr, 22 August 2009

    What kind of place prints these designs? I’m looking to print up a great design of my own, but have not found a printer company that does this kind of stuff???

  • MLDina, 22 August 2009

    There are some really creative concepts here. I love the cards that are equally functional and fun.

  • Bendesign, 22 August 2009

    Great creative concepts. very inspiring. thank you.

  • mamdouh, 22 August 2009

    beautiful

  • Harsha, 22 August 2009

    Very good Collection.

  • Jon Moss, 23 August 2009

    Great selection and some awesome ideas. Many thanks for posting!

  • PelFusion, 23 August 2009

    excellent post

  • Matt magi, 23 August 2009

    very cool!

  • superdit, 23 August 2009

    very inspirational thanks for the list

  • BiB, 23 August 2009

    Excellent collection. thanks for sharing. Also recommend http://www.cardonizer.com

  • Mahbub, 24 August 2009

    My Favorite “We Love You[r Money]“. lol

  • Jamie Allsop, 24 August 2009

    This is a great selection of some really creative and inspirational business card designs. Thanks for sharing this great list.

  • Jason, 24 August 2009

    Not to be rude, but all of these have been posted on 10 different blogs already. Stop the web design blog re-hash madness, please?

  • Daniel, 24 August 2009

    so interesting! :D
    congratulations for guys ideas and for made this post! =D

  • hurmus, 24 August 2009

    Great selection!
    You may also like this card – Card soccer:
    http://ultimolayout.blogspot.com/2008/12/minicampo.html
    Thank’s.

  • Sam Logan, 25 August 2009

    Some of these cards must cost a fortune to make!

  • figasia, 26 August 2009

    food for thought. thanks for the list, delicious!

  • Tim Mustoe, 26 August 2009

    some of these have been doing the rounds for a while, but they’re all interesting. I think some of them are a bit of a folly – massive production expense for something that in reality is impractical, but it all provides food for thought…

  • xAkux.com, 27 August 2009

    Excelente!!!

  • fleacool, 02 September 2009

    I like the google screen..
    very genius idea :)

  • Printclick, 09 September 2009

    I always love looking at these lists when I need some creative inspiration… thank you!

  • Rafles, 09 September 2009

    Wooow..amazing business card idea, i like it!

  • xAkux.com, 28 October 2009

    Muy buena!!!

  • Sandy, 29 October 2009

    These are truly unique and innovative concepts in business cards designs. Enjoyed watching them.. I’m sure you compile and publish more of such kind.

  • Abdussalam, 30 October 2009

    Great Selection. Here is another collection of “Black” Business Card Designs:
    http://bit.ly/3fk7nN

  • Fabulously40, 10 November 2009

    I continue to be amazed at peoples creativity.

  • Burak, 14 February 2010

    Cool post check it out more 101 unusual business cards :
    http://www.burakicel.com/?p=637

  • Jack Björklund, 07 March 2010

    Matnyttig fakta – tack :)

  • Salman Aslam, 09 March 2010

    Awesome collection =)

    Loved that rubber card and the one’s which were fold-able.

  • Website design, 19 March 2010

    Liked all of them but if i had to choose one for my self then would go for Diesel Design Sober and all details

  • Rob, 30 March 2010

    These guys in the UK make some really unusual awesome metal and plastic business cards. http://www.plasmadesign.co.uk/businesscards.htm

  • FW Website Design, 05 April 2010

    Some really great ideas – some more practical than others!, Thanks for sharing.

  • Tulip Kiya, 16 April 2010

    Awesome collection! A abundant accompaniment commodity would account some printers/manufacturers area some of these absurd cards were made!

  • I need new Businesscard. The Google Card is great! Thank you for the Collection

  • Spot of colour, 31 May 2010

    Some of these’s are really cool, wonder how much some of them cost?

  • We have a wealth of experience in creating high quality prints for the home and retail market and this is to get the wall art.
    thanks

  • Late Gray, 05 June 2010

    All of them are marvelous and wonderfully creative! My favorite is the Google card. I’ll bet you could do one featuring the Google home page. I might have to try that…

  • sa, 14 June 2010

    very funny!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Mike, 04 July 2010

    So many great designs

  • Neodymium Magnets, 15 July 2010

    good,I’m first time to see,Thanks

  • Cardview, 19 July 2010

    Great collection! Thank you!

  • Brock, 06 September 2010

    Most business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why they are not effective. Business cards can become great interactive elements with the added ability to have custom shapes, different materials and matte finishing along with a great design idea for seo trends

  • Andrew, 28 September 2010

    WARNING
    First time I visited http://www.brckt.com today my AVG Antivirus identified it as a suspect site.

    Let me congratulate you on a wonderful compilation of innovative cards that inspire our imagination, and are a real credit their creators.

  • Timu@Miami, 01 December 2010

    Amazing samples.. I am looking for some ideas for Real Estate business card. I will appreciate if u let me know any sample you know.

  • Raphael Coccia, 28 December 2010

    Wow I really like the Lego cards and the Bottle Opener one. Thanks for sharing.

  • pinkograf, 17 January 2011

    nice collection. Someone is not just a business card, but ok.
    Here another collection: metal business cards, transparent business cards, wood business cards, cardboard business cards:
    http://picasaweb.google.com/pinkograf.da/OriginalBusinessCardsOnVariousMaterials#
    http://picasaweb.google.com/pinkograf.da/MetalBusinessCardsSteelOrAluminium#

    have a look!

  • john, 21 January 2011

    good cards

  • creative web design, 07 February 2011

    A fresh, modern, really stunning design ideas.

  • vibe web design, 11 February 2011

    Thanks for it, Your articles are always useful & Helpful to us. I wait your next article.

  • online marketing, 07 March 2011

    you really have unusual designs which is great.I love it….

  • wart removal, 13 March 2011

    Cool! The clip thing is what I liked most. It truly has the image for it and basing on its picture one could be captivated to choose this.

  • Statii vizitki obiavi, 15 March 2011

    Great collection of business card

  • business cards, 14 May 2011

    Amazing set of creative business cards !
    I got many ideas for my card design from your post.
    Thank alot for sharing.

  • Claudio, 12 July 2011

    Great Stuff, of which some I never seen before. Thanks for publishing.

  • Robert Rogers, 05 June 2012

    It is no surprise that most of the people that have used creativity in designing their business cards are the same people that are creative designers professionally. I wonder how many people actually use the cards that require some “assembly,” though.

  • Rafael Montilla, 05 June 2012

    Great samples, I like the one with Google logo.

    you should put a list of companies where to print them.

  • Laura Brentley, 16 August 2012

    I especially like the ones that incorporate hair clips. Great idea for stylists!

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