Business card size is an important thing to consider when designing your card. It can make or break your experience working with your printer. Before you can begin your design, you need to know the size of your card. While there is a “standard size”, there are options available that can have an effect on that.
Determining the business card size is a simple task.
As noted in this recent article on the subject of business card size:
When you are designing a business card or simply finding the design ideas, first of all you need to know the final card size. Entire design of the business card is conditioned by available size, because you have to position all the features needed in a way to present your company as its best. The business card size dictates entire font sizes and the size e business logo.
The standard dimensions for a printed business card are 3.5 x 2 inches, measured either vertically or horizontally…
To avoid having white borders on your business card when printed, many printed designs include bleed. So called »bleed area« is an extra 1/8 inch space, for background or design elements, that extend beyond the finished business card size. Credits: Average business card size
There are more and more options available every day for business cards. You can use the typical plain paper card, a super glossy card, a magnetic card, a plastic card, or even a chocolate bar wrapped with your card. So, first determine what type of card will best represent your business. Then, ask what the final size of the card will be. Once you have that information, you are ready to design your card and have it printed.
DataGraphics Printing can help you with everything from determining what style of card best fits your business, to designing the layout, to printing the card. Give us a call today at 417-319-4833 to order cards that will let the world know who you are.