15 Creatively Cut Business Cards

By / Jun 12, 2009 / Inspiration

In business card design, there are several things you can do to make a card stand out and be memorable. One of them is having the card cut in a unique way. Here are 15 business cards from Card Observer that all share this quality. You’ll notice that some have been cut to give the card a unique shape or remove certain parts of the stock, while others have been cut to allow special folding. You can find plenty of places that do business cards printing online that will do these types of cuts.

Click on the images to see more details about each card.

Bridge Photographic

Bridge Photographic

REACTOR

REACTOR

Lion in Oil

Lion in Oil

Optimum Fotography

Optimum Fotography

M. Brady Clark

M. Brady Clark

formAxiom

formAxiom

Studio Nine

Studio Nine

Betsy Hammill

Betsy Hammill

Ordered List

Ordered List

SheetSeat

SheetSeat

Davide Gasperini

Davide Gasperini

Ninja BTL

Ninja BTL

Fifth Floor Gallery

Fifth Floor Gallery

Depux

Depux

Orient Express

Orient Express

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://twitter.com/MahdiF Mahdi Al-Farra

    Really Creative!

  • http://www.businessadviceforum.com Fergal, Business Advice Forum

    I particularly like the novel value of the ones that stand up. Will we continue to use paper cards or will virtual business cards take over?

  • http://shicksdesign.com/onlifeanddesign Sarah

    I love Mr. Brady Clark’s card! I’ve never seen anything like that before. Great post Henry! The placement of the cutout circle in Optimum Fotography’s card at first wasn’t very exciting until you flip the card and the reason for the cutout pulls through. Clever :)

  • http://www.small-business-graphic-design.com Rhonda

    Interesting These are some very unique cards. I like the SheetSeat.

  • http://www.cooltricksntips.com Rahul Jadhav

    Nice collection. I loved the Ninja BTL card the most

  • jamesdylan

    Great cards. How does one find out where these were printed and cut?

  • http://henryjones.us Henry

    @jamesdylan – I would try to contact the designer or owner of the card you are interested in. Clicking on the image will take you to Card Observer, where there should be links to their websites.

  • jamesdylan

    @Henry Thanks much, man!

  • http://www.webdev3000.com Web developer

    Interesting designs. Nice collection.

  • http://www.task.fm/blog Anthony

    These look amazing! Where’s the best place to get these type of cards made?

  • http://www.twitter.com/crinkled Anna

    How do you suppose one keeps the Ninja BTL card in their wallet? :\ I love the different die cuts and foldable cards (especially those that you can put together after the fact – fun!). My sense is that until we start using something other than a wallet to carry things around in, the premade 3D cards will pose too many problems for recipients to really be anything but cool looking.

    -ducks-

  • http://www.gauravpant.com Gaurav Pant (aka Dexter)

    Nice designs. Thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.twitter.com/serjeniu Sergiu

    can you recommend me a company that can offer me the possibility to be able to design my own forms? structure, form, design etc, embeded, laminated and other stuff?

  • http://www.gambarkerja.com Handy

    wow… very creative

  • http://www.inspiks.com loswl

    Very nice set of cards, extremely creative :o)

  • http://www.mitchellmarketinginc.com April Mitchell

    Nice Business Card designs. Very creative.

  • http://www.evohosting.co.uk Caitlin

    These are all really cool! I think my favourites are SheetSeat and REACTOR. Thanks!

  • http://schooloymedia.com Ben Crowther

    Theme group business cards should be on here!!!

  • sharon

    hi, i just wanna learn how to make those cuts for the business card. thanks

  • http://twitter.com/jassyonyae jassyonya’e

    The wood like texture is gorgous

  • http://www.aliusdesigns.com Xander

    Wow, definitely a good source for ideas :)

  • http://www.fusionspotdesign.com Steve

    Awesome inspiration on this site!

    Thanks!

  • http://www.printsafari.com Pete

    if you need printing for somewhat less fancy cards ; ) check out http://www.printsafari.com, good quality at low price.