A&P Business card design opinions

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  1. ok_computer

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    Hey, let me know what you guys think of this design. We wanted it simple, easy to read, modern. Let me know what you guys like/don't like.

    ps: I'll assume some of you will check www.thevisualdynamic.com, but keep in mind that's not the final design, we're completely changing it. Our Video/Web guy just built it to use as portfolio, and needed something quick. He just pulled random crap off our flickr accounts, none of it is great, and me and my main other guy aren't too happy with the design yet :sad2:

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    One can't do all three of those and be good at any of them. Otherwise it's decent.
     
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    We've got 4 people in our company.
     
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    Why offer all three as one brand?
     
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    there are things I find distracting because I think they are making your card confusing.

    The Visual Dynamic.

    since you end it with a period, I figure it is to be one word, but you also end The and Visual with a persiod. But then I notice these are not periods but rather you are dotting your "'I"s. is this supposed to be both because if it is, it is confucisng. I also "thought" you ended the name of the company with a period but then I am not sure if you are using this as a pivot point for your specialties. And now to the specialties - do you do Web, Design, and photography or Web design and photography - again - confusing. And I personally dont like how photography comes off at an angle, but that could be just me, cause I can also see how the angle disturbs the straigtness of the card and therfore draws you to it better.

    I like how you have no capital letters, and the font choice and I like the simple 2 colors. I can see this card with rounded corners also wich is odd cause I generally dont find them appealing
     
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    play around with your spacing between characters. I don't really like how the font looks on the info side, something just looks off.
     
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    I'd say it's pretty decent. The only thing is that it's not very concise. While you and I know what you mean when you put 'web' and 'design' on there. The average person probably won't know exactly what that entails. Lots of people need websites and graphics and they don't always know the lingo and terminology for services. Sometimes you gotta design to the lowest common denominator.

    I'd include something thats a little more clear like spelling out website design or web design and like graphic design or something that has branding or something like that in it.

    But hey, it's your design and it looks pretty clean, so whether you decide to change it or leave it it will still look good. And as previously mentioned, font and colors work well together.
     
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    just a quick redo.

    bleh, it's small but you get the idea. took out the spacing between the words and moved the "web, photography, design" part to where it's just not jutting out into no where. also lined up the lettering a bit. could also make "the" smaller.
     
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    :rofl:

    You mean like Canon can be any good at cameras, printers and IC fab equipment? Or Honda can't be any good at cars, generators and airplanes? Or GE can't be good at financial services, trains and light bulbs?

    Yeah, that's how branding works. :hsugh:
     
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    It's a company that specialise in multiple things :dunno:

    To Dylan - what design is this you offer? Web design? I think it should be clearer.

    However, a white background with black and green text is a winning combo. Very simple, but striking. I use it for all my presentations and portfolios now. It seems to be going down well so far for me.
     
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    But not creative branding, you listed two manufacturers.
     

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