Foil stamped business cards are silk coated business cards that undergo an additional process where silver, gold or copper foil is imprinted on one or both sides of the business card. Adding foil stamping is very appealing and immediately stands out because of the way it reflects light. Adding silver, gold or copper foil tastefully can elevate the luxury appeal of your silk business card design.Gold foil business cards with a black background, silk coating and spot uv gloss on the back.
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)
Spot UV and spot gloss are common terms for the print finishing technique of applying a high gloss UV coating to a selective area on a printed piece.
A common use of spot UV is to draw attention to a certain area of the printed piece, such as placing spot UV over a logo so that only the logo area is glossy. We offer spot UV as an option for our luxury business card printing and postcard printing, but it is also commonly used on packaging, flyers, brochures and other printed materials.Silk with spot UV gloss over the logo.
Let’s review the timing and gesture in which you should exchange business cards to make the impact you desire with new contacts.
When meeting a new business contact or potential customer, there are certain points during your initial interaction that are the perfect time for exchanging business cards without coming across as pushy, or as if you are trying too hard to sell something.Exchanging business cards.
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
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.
At Vermillion Silk we offer foil business cards and spot uv business cards. For each of both print finishing options, we offer two varieties - the traditional foil or spot gloss approach, and a raised foil or raised gloss option.
Depending on your design and preferences, there can be positives and negatives to either choice of raised or flat foil and gloss. Here we will describe some of the more subtle differences to consider so that you can be sure you are choosing exactly what finish is best for your particular design.Raised gold foil suede business cards. See this card in person when you order our luxury business card sample pack.
When ordering business cards for your entire team the process and concerns you might have before ordering are different from those involved when ordering a single set of business cards.
At Vermillion Silk, we take pride on making the experience as simple and satisfying as possible for companies ordering printing for their entire team.
Here we sum up the 5 key concerns when ordering luxury business cards for your whole team, followed by our solutions.Multiple sets of suede business cards printed for employees on the team at MaxQ.
To create the best luxury business card design, you first need to understand the medium and processes you will be working with.
The easy part is print on paper, but where it gets more complex is the modern print finishing options you might choose to add to your business card. Knowing the strengths of each of these finishing processes will help you create a luxury business card that is truly stunning.
If it is your first time creating luxury business cards for yourself, we know that trying to understand different luxury print options can be daunting. In this article we hope to summarize everything you need to know in less than a ten minute read, so that you can confidently design the most stunning luxury business cards for us to print for you. Each section below includes image examples of the print techniques we describe.Some of our luxury business card printing
- What are Silk Business Cards?
- What are Foil Stamped Business Cards?
- Ordering Unique Silk Business Cards - Why Service is so Important
- How to Design Your Silk Business Card for Foil Stamping
- Preparing Your Silk Business Card Designs for Print
- Silk and Foil Business Card Preparation Checklist
- What are Suede Business Cards?
- Suede Business Cards vs Silk Business Cards - Which Finish is Best for You?
- What is Spot UV and Spot Gloss in Printing?
- The Art of Exchanging Business Cards
- Why We Offer a Very Specific Selection of Luxury Business Cards
- How to Printing Custom Packaging Inserts for Your Amazon, Shopify or Ecommerce Business
- What Makes a Luxury Business Card Stand Out from Regular Cards?
- 10 Stunning Black Business Card Designs
- What Differentiates Vermillion Silk from Other Specialty & Luxury Business Card Printers?
- How to Design Elegant Business Cards that Pull Customers Into your Brand’s Story
- Raised Foil and Raised Gloss Business Cards vs Traditional Foil Stamping and Spot UV
- Unique Ideas for What to Put on Your Business Card
- Luxury Business Cards - Ingredients in Great Business Card Design, and Considerations for having your Luxury Business Cards Printed
- How Larger Businesses can Order Luxury Business Cards for their Whole Team
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