Business cards are one of the most effective means of marketing, especially when you’re just starting out in the business world.
A cute, stylish card that you can easily pass around containing your company’s list of services is the perfect way to garner customer attraction and spread the word about the good or service you provide more effectively.
But sometimes it can be daunting to know where to start or what design will be most beneficial for what you’re trying to accomplish.
If you feel this way, you’re not alone, and we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll share with you fifteen business card designs that are sure to provide you with inspiration for making your own.
15 Of Our Favorite Unique Business Card Designs
- Cheese Grater Card
From JWT Advertising, this unique card is sure to get people to come back for more. Sometimes having a theme to your business card centered around who you are and what you do is the best way to paint a memorable picture in the mind of your customers.
Having a business card in a creative shape, such as a spray bottle for a cleaning company or a cake for a bakery, will remind potential customers of what you do whenever they see the card, even if they don’t have time to glance at the contact information.
- Mini Portfolio
This adorable mini-portfolio envelope by illustrator Iris Compiet doubles as both a business card and an example of what she can do.
If you’re into the arts, this design is for you – it perfectly encapsulates the creativity of the artist in both what she does and how she presents herself.
Using this design is sure to show people your skills at photography, graphic design, art, or even writing!
- Interior Designer Card
Interior design is a job where it’s super important that you stand out from the crowd – after all, that’s what you’ll help your customers do with their homes!
This ornate business card by Smriti Kariwal illustrates the beauty of patterns in home design array, displaying a preview of the business owner’s talent for potential buyers.
- Illusion Card
Remember those visually-stimulating cards you got at parties or after a trip to the doctor’s office?
The ones with a shifting image, almost like a mirage? Well, turns out these ones are great for business too! Evengy Katz’s design for a barber shop card can be used for all sorts of jobs for a versatile, eye-catching design.
Because it doubles as both a fidget toy and a business card, it’s sure to keep customers’ eyes on your business; literally, in this case!
- Lush Seed Packet
Because gardening and lawn care companies are a dime a dozen, you have to make absolutely sure that yours pops out the most among your customers’ choices.
Luckily, this card designed by Struck Creative is here to do the trick. This business card doubles as contact information for your company, as well as being a seed pouch.
This makes it perfect for remembering who you are as well as for practical use in the gardening adventures of your potential customers!
- Tearable and Shareable
Divorce is never fun to deal with, but this card by James A.W. Mahon can at least help people know their options better.
Even better, this card can be used for a variety of businesses as a way to share the information with others!
If you run a painting class, a party place, or even a bakery, you can make sure that your business card is the gift that keeps on giving with this design.
- Filmmaker Ticket Cards
If you’re a filmmaker, you’ve probably wondered how on earth you could possibly compete with enormous studios. Not to worry, though; Alice Cho has you covered with this callback to classic cinema.
With this business card being shaped like the movie tickets of old, it generates both nostalgia and interest in your next big production.
- LEGO Business Card
Toys are a timeless mode of diversion for children and adults alike, and LEGO may have the most interesting design for their business card yet.
These cards match each employee’s features quite well, and the contact information is printed on the back.
If you’re selling to customers who love toys, the best way to remind them of who you are and what you do might be to become a part of their daily play with this creative and unique informative toy.
- Rollable Yoga Mat Card
Yoga is a timeless way to relax and exercise, and there’s no better way to accomplish this than by giving your potential clients a reminder of what you do.
The relaxing blue encapsulates the quiet peace of Vancouver Yoga Center’s wonderful atmosphere, and rolls up just like the mats they use to help their fitness members find more balance in their lives.
The language of color is especially powerful, and one of the most effective tools you have at your disposal in whatever business endeavor you have planned.
- Coaster Card
If you’re a communications expert, chances are you’ve been a few places in your life.
This coaster card by Jukebox Prints is both cute and informative, letting your customers know what it is that you do and what your experience level is while also being chic, classy, and generally wonderful for get-togethers!
Place it on the table and watch people go nuts for it; it’s sure to get people to ask more questions and request your business for their needs.
- Cotton Business Cards
These cards from MOO may not look especially unique, but if you take a closer look, you’ll find that they’re a lot cleverer than they seem at first glance.
These are actually repurposed T-shirt scraps, pressed into paper using one of the most ancient methods of papermaking.
This method creates a premium business card with an interesting story behind it, making it a great choice if you’re wanting to get a chance to explain your business to others.
- Event Photographer’s Film Card
Photographers have tight competition in the market, so it’s super crucial to have a card that looks unique and classy, and captures what they do at a glance.
Norris Mantooth’s card, translucent and appearing to be a camera lens, helps accomplish this wonderfully.
Plus, it’s pretty fun to look at, meaning customers will be drawn to it even more and share it with everyone around them as a result.
- Flower Bouquet Cards
The importance of the right bouquet (and the right marketing scheme for your company!) cannot be overstated.
Latona Marketing made this perfect business card for what they do, all boiled down into a simple shape resembling a flower bouquet.
Posturing your business card around the main idea of what you do is a must, and there’s no better example of that than right here!
- MODHair Card
This business card by Fabio Milito for MODHair, a rock-n-roll salon in Rome, has multiple uses.
Not only does it plainly advertise the services offered, it’s also a usable comb!
To top it all off, this business card plays a classic rock tune, meaning you’ll never forget which hair salon it’s talking about.
With an almost magnetic pull, this card appeals to a wide range of people while also functioning as a preview for the service provided.
- Personal Trainer Card
Our brains are constantly linking stimuli to information; that’s why it’s so easy to study when listening to music or chewing gum.
This business card makes use of the fact that you have to pull it to see the personal trainer contact information, making it a great choice for potential clients looking to improve their overall fitness.