Inspiration: Creative business card designs - Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Also see Part 3.

The dual purpose business card design mimicked that of a tire gauge and allowed customers to check their tire tread before they called in for a service.

Business specializing in storage and organizing solutions has a business card that holds other business cards.

Dog tag, bottle opener and business card all in one.

Business card for a roofing company.

Private Detective’s business card requires a fingerprint kit to read the details.


OurFashionBlog’s business card looks like a clothing tag.

Schwimmer Pool Service’s pH business card helps you measure water quality and thus determine if it’s time to call for maintenance.

The Duke of York visited ad agency Mother. The Queen was set to visit - no doubt the agency would have been renamed Queen Mother for the day - but sadly had to pull out to recover from her recent illness. All Mother employees have business cards with have a picture of their mothers on the reverse so, as a gift to the Prince, Mother presented him with his very own agency card.

Baywood Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal service business card.

Based on the use that skaters do to cover torn parts of the sneakers, a business card has been developed for Bronx Skate Store. In case the skater has his sneaker torn, he is also able to use the card to cover the damaged sneaker.

Card for Bentply, a central london shop specializing in vintage, modernist furniture.

Schoolarship is an organization that provides education grants to students in need. We created a business card that visually demonstrates what Schoolarship grants can help post-secondary students achieve - a diploma/degree.

NFC enabled business card.

Business Card Design for Web Developer.

Agency Bos from Toronto created a business card for Head2Head that served a dual purpose. Not only does it provide a functional benefit (given that each card contained 5 perforated filters), but it also adds a stickiness factor because the card would be something you’d hold onto and refer to, as frequently as you smoked.

People who wear glasses find it annoying when they break or lose a pair. To make them feel better, we designed business cards using the simple pinhole mechanism. By looking through a tiny pinhole or the card, they were able to read without wearing glasses. We gave the card to those who came to get their glasses fixed, so they could read magazines while waiting using this innovative card.

The Paint & Cia’s Paint Card reads: “We bring back your car’s original paint job.”

Ebolaindustries is the digtal nickname of Enfants Terribles. Ebolaindustries was the first viral Italian agency. Since its inception in 2006, Ebolaindustries’ professionals introduced themselves with a pseudonym: mr white, mr blue, mr orange, mrs green, mrs silver… The new Ebolaindustries’ business cards emulate the lab slides. In addition to the pseudonym, and the image of the Ebola virus in the reference color, there are also the names of the real professionals, but these are visible only under a microscope.

Clark&Kent is the smallest ad agency in the world with headquarters in a phone booth in New York. Here is the C&K business card. And of course…it’s a phone booth!

Choko la’s candy wrapper business card.

Also see Part 1 and Part 3.

Nice work.

These are awesome! Oh, the beautiful practicality.

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