36 Tutorials for Professional Business Card Designs

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A business card is the most important tool any designer (or businessman) should have. It delivers the brand of your company and, most importantly, it represents YOU as a creative professional. It gives your potential client a glimpse into who you are, what you can do and your level of professionalism.

Business card design can be tricky if you're not familiar with the process. As you'll see in these tutorials, there are a number of different programs that you can use to create business cards, but setting up the layout properly and getting it ready to print can be the most challenging part.

Business Card Design Tutorials

This selection of tutorials will show you some techniques for designing business cards, as well as give you all the information you need to get set up the right way to make the design a success.

Here we have listed about 35+ useful and professionally designed tutorials on how to make effective business cards. Scroll through this amazing collection and be inspired to create your own business cards, as well.

High Quality Business Card Design Tutorials

1. Create a Retro Grunge Style Business Card

create a retro grunge style business card

Learn how you can create a cool old grunge looking print ready business card in Photoshop and also learn some techniques which you can use in your future designs.

2. Design a Dirty Business Card

design a dirty business card

We'll create a simple textured business card. The basic guidelines should be kept for printing and user-friendly to the print media and client.

3. Create a Molten Chocolate Business Card in Photoshop

create a molten chocolate business card in photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial we'll design a single sided business card that features molten chocolate as a background image using Photoshop and get it ready for print.

4. How To Design Your Business Card

how to design your business card

This article will cover some best practices on the basics of business card design.

5. Unusual Business Card

unusual business card

Here is an especially useful tutorial about how to create an unusual business card. I hope it will be very interesting to you.

6. Cool Business Card

cool business card

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful business card in Photoshop.

7. Create a Retro Inspired Business Card

create a retro inspired business card

In this tutorial Kendra Gaines will be running you through creating a beautiful retro business card in Photoshop. Its a detailed tutorial focusing on all the aspects of the design and creation. Let's find out how Kendra did it.

8. Cardboard and Torn Paper Business Card

cardboard and torn paper business card

In this Advanced Photoshop tutorial we'll create a nice cardboard effect and play with a neat torn edge effect.

9. Create a Slick Business Card Design With Stunning Typography

create a slick business card design with stunning typography

Whatever profession you're in, there'll come a time when you'll need your own business card. This graphic design tutorial will show you a way to create a standard two-sided business card design in Adobe Photoshop that you can take to your printer.

10. Business Card Design Walkthrough

business card design walkthrough

In this tutorial, we will be giving you a walk through on the entire business card design process.

11. What Makes a Good Business Card?

what makes a good business card?

In this article you will learn some useful techniques on how to design a business card.

12. How To Design Business Card

how to design business card

This tutorial will cover something different, you will learn how to create an attractive business card.

13. Business Card Tutorial

business card tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful business card with just Photoshop.

14. Creating a Cartoony Print-Ready Business Card in Photoshop

creating a cartoony print-ready business card in photoshop

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a print-ready business card in Photoshop. Designs made for printing have to be prepared in a special manner. Before sending to the printer, it's best to make sure that your file is ready so you can avoid all the hassle of redesigning, or better yet, the anguish brought by a printing disaster.

15. Designing a Professional Business Card

designing a professional business card

A professional business card is vital to successfully represent your business. PSD Nation has created an easy-to-follow tutorial showing the steps to create a fantastic business card.

16. Create a Business Card in Illustrator

create a business card in illustrator

In this detailed tutorial we will create a business card in Illustrator and print it with UPrinting.

17. Business Card Design Project Walkthrough

business card design project walkthrough

Let's look at a process for creating the concept of business card, resulting in the finished printed product.

18. How To Make a Space-Themed Business Card

how to make a space-themed business card

Learn how to design an alluring space-themed business card that is out of this world. With this tutorial, you will learn how to create a space backdrop with stars and stardust (all from scratch), utilize great light effects and how to stylize text. You will be surprised to find out that we will only use basic Photoshop tools and techniques.

19. Creating a New Web 2.0 Business Card

creating a new web 2.0 business card

Creating business cards is not as easy as some people think; actually it's pretty hard to condense our business to the size of a business card.

20. Designing a Business Card With InDesign CS5

designing a business card with indesign cs5

In this tutorial we are going to take a business card design from initial concept to preparing the file for print. So whether you need a business card for yourself or a client read on.

21. Red Business Card

red business card

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing red textured Business Card design.

22. Design a Cool and Original Jean Style Business Card

design a cool and original jean style business card

This tutorial will guide you through the process of designing a professional jean style business card. The tutorial features some great techniques, effects and layer styles which you can use over and over for future projects.

23. Business Card Tutorial in Inkscape

business card tutorial in inkscape

This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a business card template using Inkscape.

24. Design a Unique Business Card

design a unique business card

Learn how to design a cool business card that's print ready in Illustrator and Photoshop.

25. Make a Swiss Design Inspired Business Card

make a swiss design inspired business card

In this print design tutorial, you will witness a process for creating Swiss Style themed business cards using Adobe Illustrator and some tools and items that you can easily obtain from your your local office supply store (or online). We're going to go through setting up Illustrator for designing a business card template, as well as how to print the template on business card stock.

26. Making Creative Business Card

making creative business card

Are you interesting how to make creative looking business card in a few steps? Be sure, it will take five minutes maximum!

27. How To Create a Sweet Bokeh Business Card in Photoshop

how to create a sweet bokeh business card in photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial we're going to learn how to create a double-sided business card that features Bokeh and abstract effects. We'll also create many different color schemes for it. So, let's get started!

28. Create a Stylish Business Card in Photoshop

create a stylish business card in photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to create a stylish looking business card in Photoshop. Its an very easy and simple tutorial to understand.

29. How To Make Photographic Negative Business Cards

how to make photographic negative business cards

The creative photographic negative business card idea. Here we are going to share exactly how it was made in case you want to make your own.

30. Making a Grungy Business Card

making a grungy business card

There are many different ways to attack a business card design. Clean and corporate is always nice. But why not get a little wild? This tutorial will walk you through setting up a vertical grungy business card template, front to back and ready to print.

31. How To Design An Abstract Business Card in Photoshop

how to design an abstract business card in photoshop

In this tutorial we will teach you how to design an abstract business card using a combination of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. We will be using Photoshop as a base for our business card, all whilst using Illustrator to create some clean, abstract shapes.

32. How To Create a Stylish Business Card Template

how to create a stylish business card template

Following this tutorial you'll be able to understand the architecture of this business card design and create a personalized version for yourself.

33. How To Design a Print Ready Die-Cut Business Card

how to design a print ready die-cut business card

Need a new set of business cards? Follow this step by step tutorial to create a cool business card design in Adobe Illustrator. We'll begin creating the vibrant pattern effect, then we'll layout the contact information and set up the final print ready file ready for sending off to your chosen print firm.

34. Creating a Colorful Vibrant Business Card

creating a colorful vibrant business card

In this tutorial you will learn how to Create a Colorful Vibrant Business Card.

35. How To Create a Nebula Background Business Card

how to create a nebula background business card

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a dark nebula background visiting card.

36. Making a Print-Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop

making a print-ready business card using only photoshop

Design a simple business card in Photoshop and get it ready for print with crop marks and bleed. Normally you'd do some of this with a tool like InDesign, but it is in fact possible to get by with just our trusty old Photoshop.

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