Foil stamping is a very interesting process. Besides further enhancing the presence and power of a business card, foil stamping adds a new material into the mix and helps to create a business card that is even more unique.
Recognizing how foil appears as a contrasting material will help you utilize this difference to strengthen your silk business card design. The dynamic of how light reflects on foil, vs. our silk lamination is something that simply cannot be reproduced on a screen. This contrast in materials creates a point of interest for the eye; because of this foil stamping often works best with simple designs.
(Oftentimes a simple approach with foil is best and creates the greatest impact)
So, after spending time perfecting a design until it's just right, how do we make sure that it will print exactly how you want?
When ordering silk business cards from Vermillion Silk the process is simple, and we'll let you know if your files require adjustment. Here's a more detailed checklist for everything you'll want to take note of while preparing a silk business card design for printing.
Use our interactive checklist below when preparing your unique silk business card designs for printing to help make sure your files are perfect for print when you place your order.
We take pride on being a specialty business card printer who prints luxury business cards that are truly stunning and unique for our customers. Sometimes customers wonder why we don’t offer certain custom options. In this article we will explain why offering a specific product selection helps us offer you the best luxury business cards.
We have been involved in the print industry for almost 20 years now. We have carefully studied and tested countless types of papers, finishes and print methods. On our mission to offer our customers an easy choice for luxurious business cards we wanted to achieve three key things:
- We want to offer high end and uniquely luxurious business card
- We want to be able to offer our products at extremely competitive prices
- We want the process of ordering specialty print and various options to be easy to understand and easy to design artwork for
As a ecommerce business owner, you are probably already aware of the impact that small things like including custom packaging inserts in your products can make on your customer’s overall experience. When you consider the cost of a small, finely printed ecommerce product insert or hang tag, the potential return on investment is huge. Ensuring that you have a luxurious looking insert vs a cheap flimsy and poorly printed insert can make a large difference as well.
An insert could contain a simple thank you, a request for a review, a coupon to entice a future purchase or all of these things combined. (See further below for more ideas for uses for packaging inserts)Minimal gold foil hang tags with silk coating printed for one of our customers.
There are many differences between your average printer and a luxury business card printer. Here we will go over the 4 most important differences in quality that you should look out for when ordering your next set of business cards.A few of the many luxury business cards that we have printed for our customers.
While we print luxury business cards in a variety of unique colors for our customers, one of the most common colors chosen is a solid deep black. There is a good reason for this - black ink contrasts with foil effects very nicely and it works great with the technique of applying “blind” spot uv. Blind spot uv is gloss elements placed in a certain area of the business card where there is no matching ink design underneath (commonly in a pattern over the rest of the ink), to create an even darker gloss contrast. In addition to that, black is a color that is bold and powerful.Beautiful Beasties, a black suede business card with spot uv and rounded corners.
We like to think that our combination of service and quality make us the best luxury business card printer out there. While much of what we offer is unique, we are not the only printer offering specialty finishing options and with a higher focus on quality. With that said, what makes Vermillion Silk different? Why should any business owner or entrepreneur choose us?Silver foil business cards with silk lamination and a spot uv gloss pattern on the back.
We believe that great business card design focuses on what is most important.
As Dieter Rams said, “Good design is as little design as possible”.
When designing a business card, it is important to consider what the goal of the business card is. Do you want someone to call you, to email you, or to visit a certain location?A great example of a minimal and elegant business card design.
Here are a few unique ideas for the content that you could place on your business card. Before we start, it is important to mention that you should not overthink your business card design. A simple logo on one side with contact info on the other can do wonders with the help of a luxury business card printer like ourselves.
A great business card should be a token to remember someone by. It should be something that is unique and special so that the recipient will remember it and want to save it.
A great business card will be kept by the receiver for years to come, and even more importantly, it will generate results for your business.Our velvet-like suede business cards with a thumbprint printed over them for BrandThumb.
Luxury Business Cards - Ingredients in Great Business Card Design, and Considerations for having your Luxury Business Cards Printed
What makes a business card “luxury”?
We believe the following attributes describe a luxury business card, and we print business cards with these concepts in mind.Vibrant silk business cards with rounded corners.
A luxury business card should:
Even though Vermillion Silk is a luxury business card printer, we’ll tell you right away, that as a startup, spending money on business cards is usually not the first thing you should be doing.
That said, if you are a startup who has your product or prototype taken care of and want to show potential customers or investors that 1. You mean business, 2. You have every detail covered, and 3. That you care about details in your business - a luxurious and unique business card printed for your startup can help you make a lasting, impressive and trustworthy impression.
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