A&P business card design, round 2 - C&C

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    let me know what you guys think.

    it will be UV coated and have cut round corners (1/16")

    a friend had theirs printed on this same site with the rounded corners and I really liked the way they turned out.

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    nice....like it better than previous cards.

    I think it would look sleeker if you left "email, phone, www" off. Its clear what those are anyways.

    And a sans font for your contact info. Not the same as your heads, but something with a thinner stroke. More sophisticated. And along those lines, have you considered not using bold primary colors on your cards?
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    I'll play with the font for the bottom, in the mean time, this is what it looks like without the "email, etc"

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    I like it better now but maybe make it black instead of that brown/gray/mud color :dunno:
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    you're going to have to carry a bag around with you, 'cause those things are HUUUUUGE.

    i'd use a closer-matching font for the name/phone/email (closer match to your name)

    the dot in the middle kinda looks odd

    don't coat the back of the card, so you can write on it.
     
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    I don't like it.

    Not feeling it.
     
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    Id leave off the headings as has been said and Id order it so they either went up or down in size. Like Phone->Web->Email
     
  8. xenon supra

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    i took that sample from the image, i'll try black and see how i like it :cool:


    the dot in the middle was a last second change, but I really like it :dunno:

    i guess everyone is so different its hard to please everyone with cards.

    don't like the image? font? color? design? my name? :mamoru:
     
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    futura light or medium might be a nice font to use for the contact info...although it is a bit overused lately. myriad is a nice sans font too
     
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    good point, i'll look at that too :cool:
     
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    thanks, i are not good with fonts
     
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    Good call on removing the www email etc headers.

    Love the pic. And maybe it's just my monitor, but like someone said, the muddy colour just isn't doing it for me :hs:
     
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    Keep the same san-seriff typeface that you have going for your name in the information details. The seriff makes it look generic.
     
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    black

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    lite grey

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    dark grey

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    what do you guys think about adding

    Portraits | Weddings | Sports | Children and stuff below "photography"
     
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    Thats what mine says.
    However, mine is real simple. I dont have a copy of it anywhere though. I dont like putting pictures on my cards because I dont want people to immediately associate me with just one type/style. Ill just let them go and see a portfolio online instead.
     
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    And how does it look without that circle in the middle?
     
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    i like the dark gray... looks like #33333

    i honestly liked the brownish color better - matches the photo to the left better IMO
     
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    ugh, good point, i may consider one more design without a pic

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    i agree, its hard to say how it would look on paper though. i wish I could order 1 sample card :hs:
     
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    the black looks MUCH better IMO :bowdown:

    The dot in the middle doesnt bother me much, as mentioned earlier dont coat the back of it for writing notes, etc.
     
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    I like the dark grey. I think you should bring your name and PHOTOGRAPHY closer together.


    I think you should post up a pic of it at the lifesize dimension. I think the dot might be bugging some of use cause it looks big cause we are looking at a 12 inch by 7 inch business card. Kinda hard to make a good judgement on it. I would not round the corners in photoshop like that through but bleed it to the edge cause if they dont cut exactly as you planned, you will be trimming white shit off the corners of like 500 cards
     
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    so print it and cut it ot do one hour photo from walmart and pay 20 cents for it and cut it for glossy cards
     
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    definitely not coating the back- thanks for the idea!

    i just have that border to help me visualize, the real thing is a square and goes to the edge, they will cut it.

    I may just print one on my photo printer.
     
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    here's one with no picture thrown together in a few minutes :dunno:

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    I personally like this one the best of all of them. Just me.
     

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