Orange letterpress birds adorn the front of these cards.
Today we’re posting some business cards we printed for Stephen and Hannah Yeakley of Merdeka Studios a while back. We print business cards for a lot of wedding photographers and its always interesting to see how different their styles are. See more photos and information on these cards after the break.
Stephen supplied us with the design for the cards. The design called for a double sided card letterpress printed on both sides in an orange color to match their website. We used a 220lb (600gsm) stock to achieve a nice impression on either side of the card.
The back of the card (below) was printed first, with the front (above) printed second. To achieve the solid color on the fronts, we double hit them (the bird was fed through the press twice).
The fronts and backs are simple and get right to the point. Rather than clutter the back up with names and unnecessary contact information, the cards have just a website and phone number. The other benefit is that anyone can use them.
The final size of the cards was 1.5″ x 1.75″ (W x H) which gives the cards an almost square look. We finished the cards by rounding the top left and bottom right corners for a unique look!
[UPDATE: See what Merdeka Studios had to say about the cards: http://merdekastudios.blogspot.com/2009/11/merdeka-studios-business-cards.html]