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20 Cool Business Card Designs (Creative Inspiration + Ideas for 2019)

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In today’s world of websites, QR codes, and social media, a business card still holds it value. Your business card makes it easy for potential clients and business partners to get in touch with you even months after meeting them. That’s why it’s imperative to have a professionally designed business card.

Business Card Design Maker for a Dog Vlog
You can create a business card for a dog vlog, or other pet-based business with this Placeit business card design inspiration.

Creating a business card isn't as complicated as it seems. Start by finding inspiration for your design. Then, decide what information should be included on your business card. Finally, use your brand’s fonts and colors to complete the design.

You don't have to go on a hunt for a designer and worry about going over your budget. Online business card makers like Placeit help you design your own business card in minutes. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how. You'll also see creative and unique business card design ideas to inspire your business card design.

Inspiration: 20 Creative and Cool Business Card Design Ideas

You can find hundreds of business card design ideas on marketplaces like Placeit. Below you’ll find 20 beautiful creative and cool business card design ideas that you can use as a starting point or an inspiration for your own business card design.

1. Web Developer Business Card Maker

Web Developer Business Card Maker

The first business card design idea is perfect for web developers, programmers, or web designers. The template features a colorful design and you can customize fonts, colors, and even add a custom icon or a catchy background pattern to make your design stand out more.

2. Bold Business Card Template for Web Developers

Business Card Template for Web Developers

You want your business card to make an impact. This next template is a bold business card design that would be perfect for anyone working in web development.

3. Vintage Clothing Store Business Card Maker

Vintage Clothing Store Business Card Maker

If you own a clothing store business, don’t miss this business card design idea. Even though it's got a vintage look and feel, you can easily customize the design and make it more modern by using a different background image and opting for more modern fonts like Oswald or Josefin Sans.

4. Cute Beauty Business Card Template

Cute Beauty Business Card Template

This cute business card design is perfect for beauty, fashion or stylist businesses. Add a dash of personality with your own custom icon or frame and customizing the fonts used. For example, make it look bold by opting for a font like Raleway and choosing brighter colors.

5. School Professor Business Card Template

School Professor Business Card Template

This business card template was designed with teachers and professors in mind. It could also work for tutors or writers. Customize icons, play around with the placement of the elements, and add your own pattern to make this design yours.

6. Business Card Design Maker for a Dog Vlog  

Business Card Design Maker for a Dog Vlog

If you’re a blogger, an online news reporter or content creator, you’ll love this business card design. If you’re not in the pet niche, you can easily replace the photo to represent your business or blog better and make use of other design tools to customize the design.

7. Personnel Recruiter Business Card Template

Personnel Recruiter Business Card Template

Try this business card template if you’re looking for an elegant design. The template features a lovely background pattern that’s easy to customize and bold typography that’s easily readable.

8. Business Card Maker for Bird Shops

Business Card Maker for Bird Shops

Consider this business card template if you've got any type of business that deals with pets. The bird icon can easily be replaced with a puppy, a cat, or a different pet. You can also customize fonts, colors, and background patterns.

9. Clothing Company Business Card Template

Clothing Company Business Card Template

Choose this business card design if you love minimal design style. The card features a duo-tone background along with a simple icon and only a website address—perfect for an online store.

10. Minimalistic Business Card Design Template for an HR Expert

Minimalistic Business Card Design Template for an HR Expert

This business card template is another great choice for lovers of minimal design style. Although designed with HR experts in mind, this design works for anyone in the corporate industry.

11. Car Store Business Card Maker

Car Store Business Card Maker

The Car Store business card template is a great choice for anyone working in the car industry. Replace the image at the top with your own image featuring your storefront and add your own custom icons, colors, and fonts.

12. Content Manager Business Card Template

Content Manager Business Card Template

If you’re a professional blogger or content manager, this business card template is a great fit. It's got a floral design and you can customize fonts, colors, and add your own choice of social media icons.

13. Business Card Maker for a Music Agent

Business Card Maker for a Music Agent

This modern business card is a great choice for creatives. Whether you’re a music agent, a musician or an artist, you can easily stand out with this business card simply by uploading an image that represents your brand.

14. Business Card Maker for Bartenders

Business Card Maker for Bartenders

This business card is a great idea for anyone working in the food industry. You can personalize it with your brand colors and fonts and upload your custom photos and icons. This is a great opportunity to showcase your food establishment.

15. Business Card Template for Plumbers and Handymen

Business Card Template for Plumbers and Handymen

This card features a grungy and bold design. Customize the icons either by using the ones offered by Placeit or upload your own to showcase what your business does. You can then focus on using your brand colors and tweaking the fonts.

16. Business Card Maker for Lawyer Services

Business Card Maker for Lawyer Services

This elegant business card design is a perfect starting point for a lawyer business card. The template is easy to customize and there’s a variety of law-related icons to choose from.

17. Commercial Real Estate Customizable Business Card Template

Commercial Real Estate Customizable Business Card Template

If you own a real estate agency, try this business card design. Adjust the background pattern and add your own real estate icons to make it easy to remember what you do.

18. Party Planner Business Card Maker

Party Planner Business Card Maker

This cheerful business card design is perfect for event and party planners. You can easily replace the image to showcase the types of events you specialize in or remove the image altogether and use a solid color background for a more minimal look.

19. Business Card Maker for Interior Designers

Business Card Maker for Interior Designers

With a variety of textures and graphics to choose from, you can create a truly unique business card design for your interior design business. Once you’ve decided on graphic elements customize colors and fonts to match your brand.

20. Floral Business Card Maker for Wedding Planners

Floral Business Card Maker for Wedding Planners

If you’re a wedding planner or a florist, consider this floral business card maker. It features a modern, watercolor design and has plenty of floral icons to choose from.

5 Quick Tips: Create Cool Business Cards (Online)

Once you've found your perfect business card design template, you can take advantage of Placeit’s tool to customize the design to reflect your brand. Below, we’ll share five quick tips that'll help you create a cool business card online and make use of Placeit’s business card maker.

1. Sign Up For a Free Placeit Account

Before designing your business card, you'll need to sign up for a free Placeit account. All you've got to do is click the Register link and enter your email and desired password. After that, your account will be created. Click on Designs > Business Card.

Filter through business card designs by industry to narrow your choices. Then, browse through the cool business card designs to find the one you want to use.

Choosing a business card template
Placeit has over a thousand different cool business card templates for you to customize.

2. Decide What Information to Include

Business cards don’t have a lot of design real estate. That's why you've got to be careful when considering what information to include. While it might be tempting to include your phone number, email address, website, and all your social media profiles, consider if all of that's truly relevant for your business.

For example, if you provide services locally, what's the easiest way for people to book you? Including a phone number and an email along with your website should be more than enough to get them started on the path towards working with you.

If, on the other hand, you've got a strictly online business, including your phone number and physical address doesn’t make sense. You’d be better off including your email and your website address along with your most important social media profile.

It’s also a good idea to include your logo and a brief mission statement or description of what you do so that your clients or partners have an easy time remembering what you do even months after meeting you.

3. Use Legible Fonts

Once you know what information to include, it’s time to customize your fonts. Using Placeit’s business card maker, you can easily choose fonts that match your brand from the dropdown menus on the left side.

Stick to two fonts at most to avoid overwhelm and ending up with an amateur-looking business card design.

4. Reinforce Your Brand With Colors & Icons

The best way to show your brand personality and build brand awareness with your business card is through the use of colors and icons. Make sure to take advantage of the color picker in Placeit to add your brand colors to your business card. You can use them as a background or as an accent color.

Customizing your business card template
Once you've chosen your business card design inspiration, you're ready to begin customizing it.

Another way to add flair to your business card is by adding icons, frames or images—which you can easily do. Choose from those available with Placeit or upload your own using the Custom Image tool.  

Customized business card template
In this customization I've changed the color and icon.

5. Make Use of White Space

Finally, make sure to use white space to give your design some breathing room. This will make it easier to digest the information and will make your business card look less cluttered.

When you’re done customizing your chosen template, click the Download button and download your newly designed business card for a small fee.

Learn more about how to create business cards with an online maker:

Find More Cool and Creative Business Card Ideas On Envato Elements

If the above designs aren't enough and you want to see even more cool business card designs, check out Envato Elements. It's our premium marketplace with thousands of professionally designed, cool business cards that are easy to customize and were made with various industries in mind.

For example, take a look at the NATURA Business Card Template. It’s a stylish and modern business card design that can be used for any creative industry such as designers, artists, writers, coaches, and more. The template has five design variations and features both the front and the back design that can be edited in Illustrator and Photoshop.

NATURA Business Card Template

Not only are business card templates on Envato Elements easy to use and, but once you sign up for our low monthly plan, you’ll get access to thousands of other design assets such as fonts and icons that you can use to spice up and personalize your business card design.

The best part is that you can download as many files as you need and use them in an unlimited number of projects so if you need design assets regularly, take advantage of everything Envato Elements has to offer and sign up.

Make a Lasting Impression With a Cool and Creative Business Card

With so many creative and cool business card templates, you’re bound to find one that'll suit your business best and help you make a lasting impression on potential clients and business partners.

Start by browsing our selection of cool business card templates on Placeit and quickly customize the design right in your browser. Or, if you want to see more business card templates and get your hands on other cool and creative design assets, then Envato Elements is a natural choice.

No matter which option you choose, cool business card designs are only a few clicks away so hurry up and get yours made today!

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