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Ideas For Embossed Business Cards: From Handmade To Foil Printing

What’s great about embossing is that it adds a subtle flair to a business card. Printing photos or images onto a card for example, makes the design cluttered (there is only so much space), while embossing can add an image … Continue reading

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Different Ways of Creating Handmade Business Cards

The most common way to create your own DIY embossed business cards is to go to a printer and have them print out your contact details. Then have a hand embosser made of your logo or other design element which … Continue reading

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Image Gallery: Debossed Business Cards Collection

Debossing is when you indent an image onto the card vs having it raised which is embossing (embossed vs. debossed). One of the advantages of using deboss printing is that you can create a business card so that only one … Continue reading

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Business Card Designs Using Blind Embossing

Blind embossing is when you leave the embossed area plain – there is no ink or special foils applied. You are left with a clean and elegant 3D design. Also it is much cheaper to have a blind embossed than … Continue reading

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Dark and Mysterious: Designing With Black

Getting embossing done on black business cards adds a subtle but premium touch. The great thing about embossing is that it doesn’t clutter up the card’s design. Whereas printing pictures or illustrations takes up space and can make the design … Continue reading

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Combining Foils and Embossing For Business Card Designs

Combining emboss and foil printing adds a premium touch to any business card design. In our recent article, What Is Foil Embossed Printing, we go over the two different ways it is done (2 runs vs. a combination die). Custom … Continue reading

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From Blind to Edge Printing: Premium Business Card Designs

Before we get to the different add-ons you can have along with embossed printing there are 2 things that you want to start out with when creating a high quality, premium business card. First of all, it is always best … Continue reading

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Design Guide – Alternative Materials: Linen, Metal, and Plastic Business Cards

Here are three alternative materials that you can get embossed business cards made with: metal, linen, and plastic. Embossing Metal Yes it is possible to emboss metal to create one a of a kind business card design. But is it … Continue reading

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Design Studio – The Difference: Embossed vs. Debossed Printing

What is Emboss Printing: Embossing is when you raise an image to create a 3D graphic. This is done by pushing a metal die on the back of the paper, card, or whatever material you are using so the front … Continue reading

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