Designing an effective and professional business card is not a simple task.
A designer or novice must have insightful knowledge about the process of developing a professional looking business card. Furthermore, for very new beginners, this can be one of the trickiest things to accomplish. Thanks to our Friends at 1st Web Designer and author Jameel Khan here’s a selection of tutorials that will help you create impressive business cards and make the process as painless as possible. This blog post also showcases some creatively designed free business card templates in Photoshop format (PSD)s.
In these tutorials, you will not only learn the techniques required to design business cards, but will also learn some basics about layout and how to get a file ready for print. If you feel uncomfortable working with the more advanced among the following, pass your favorite along to your designer.
This Advanced Photoshop tutorial you’ll create a nice cardboard effect and play with a neat torn edge effect.
Follow this walk-through in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign to create your own double-sided business card, resulting in a print-ready file to send to your favourite print firm.
This tutorial will guide you through the process of designing a professional jean style business card. The tutorial features some great techniques, effects and layer styles which you can use over and over for future projects.
In this tutorial we will teach you how to design an abstract business card using a combination of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. We will be using Photoshop as a base for our business card, all whilst using Illustrator to create some clean, abstract shapes.
Need a new set of business cards? Follow this step by step tutorial to create a cool business card design in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll begin creating the vibrant pattern effect, then we’ll layout the contact information and set up the final print ready file ready for sending off to your chosen print firm.
In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll design a single sided business card that features molten chocolate as a background image using Photoshop and get it ready for print.
Learn how to design an alluring space-themed business card that is out of this world. With this tutorial, you will learn how to create a space backdrop with stars and stardust (all from scratch), utilize great light effects and how to stylize text. You will be surprised to find out that we will only use basic Photoshop tools and techniques.
The creative photographic negative business card idea. Here we are going to share exactly how it was made in case you want to make your own.
Design a simple business card in Photoshop and get it ready for print with crop marks and bleed. Normally you’d do some of this with a tool like InDesign, but it is in fact possible to get by with just our trusty old Photoshop.
Whatever profession you’re in, there’ll come a time when you’ll need your own business card. This graphic design tutorial will show you a way to create a standard two-sided business card design in Adobe Photoshop that you can take to your printer.
In this Photoshop tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a double-sided business card that features Bokeh and abstract effects. We’ll also create many different color schemes for it. So, let’s get started!
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a print-ready business card in Photoshop. Designs made for printing have to be prepared in a special manner. Before sending to the printer, it’s best to make sure that your file is ready so you can avoid all the hassle of redesigning, or better yet, the anguish brought by a printing disaster.
In this tutorial you will learn how to Create a Colorful Vibrant Business Card.
In this tutorial Kendra Gaines will be running you through creating a beautiful retro business card in Photoshop. Its a detailed tutorial focusing on all the aspects of the design and creation. Let’s find out how Kendra did it.
There are many different ways to attack a business card design. Clean and corporate is always nice. But why not get a little wild? This tutorial will walk you through setting up a vertical grungy business card template, front to back and ready to print.
Let’s look at a process for creating the concept of business card, resulting in the finished printed product.
Creating business cards is not as easy as some people think; actually it’s pretty hard to condense our business to the size of a business card.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing red textured Business Card design.
We’ll create a simple textured business card. The basic guidelines should be kept for printing and user-friendly to the print media and client.
In this detailed tutorial we will create a business card in Illustrator and print it with UPrinting.
Sometimes you find yourself in a situation when your client needs to quickly print some business cards and you are the one who gets to do it. In this tutorial you will learn how to quickly and effectively impose business cards without using any paid imposition plug-in, using some basic InDesign functions and just a few clicks.
In this tutorial we are going to take a business card design from initial concept to preparing the file for print. So whether you need a business card for yourself or a client read on.
Here is an especially useful tutorial about how to create an unusual business card. I hope it will be very interesting to you.
In this tutorial we’ll be drawing our doodles directly in Illustrator, and using the application’s print abilities to set up our business card document with the correct margins and bleed to build a complete print-ready PDF document.
Learn how you can create a cool old grunge looking print ready business card in Photoshop and also learn some techniques which you can use in your future designs.
A professional business card is vital to successfully represent your business. PSD Nation has created an easy-to-follow tutorial showing the steps to create a fantastic business card.
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to design your own double-sided business card in Photoshop and get it ready for print.
Learn how to design a cool business card that’s print ready in Illustrator and Photoshop.
In this tutorial we are going to create a stylish looking business card in Photoshop. Its an very easy and simple tutorial to understand.
Following this tutorial you’ll be able to understand the architecture of this business card design and create a personalized version for yourself.
In this print design tutorial, you will witness a process for creating Swiss Style themed business cards using Adobe Illustrator and some tools and items that you can easily obtain from your your local office supply store (or online). We’re going to go through setting up Illustrator for designing a business card template, as well as how to print the template on business card stock.
In this tutorial, we will be giving you a walk through on the entire business card design process.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful business card with just Photoshop.
In this article you will learn some useful techniques on how to design a business card.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a dark nebula background visiting card.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a business card template using Inkscape.
This article will cover some best practices on the basics of business card design.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful business card in Photoshop.
Are you interesting how to make creative looking business card in a few steps? Be sure, it will take five minutes maximum!
This tutorial will cover something different, you will learn how to create an attractive business card.
Running out of ideas? Here’s a good one; a business card with a cautioning pattern. It’s relatively easy; give it a try.
Free Business Card Templates PSD’s:
Here we have showcased a useful collection of professionally designed tutorials on how to make effective business cards. We hope that this collection will help you in creating unique and effective business cards. Do let us know what you think about this compilation. Feel free to share your opinions and comments with us via comment section below.
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The Sherwood Group: Graphic Design & Website Design
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