20 Beautiful Examples of Purple Business Cards
Pantone has picked Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the color of the year for 2014. According to Pantone, this color intrigues the eye and spark the imagination, which is an invitation to innovation. This color encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.
Since it is the beginning of the year, we decided to look at some beautiful examples of business cards using purple as main color for the design or as accent color. To know more about each business card, simply click on the link and you will be directed to the source page where you can view more information as well as high-resolution photos for each project.
01-Letterpress Esvy Cards
02- Kunstrasen Graphic Design
Business card design for the text and communications agency “Twice”.
Simple letterpress business card with purple side/edge painting.
04- Letterpress Business Card for Baker Associates
Baker’s business card comes in four color variations. Showcased below is the purple variant. Printed on thick paper in undersized narrow format.
05- Purple Plaid Textured Business Cards
These are over sized plaid patterned business cards for creative venture PlaidLab. Vibrant colors were used and the overprinting inks made rich and saturated secondary colors.
06- Forward Blotter Business Cards
These cards, which were printed for a digital agency, ironically feel very un-digital and textural.They are printed on very thick 50pt stock. This blotter board has an uneven pulp formation that gives the flood of ink a washed, almost denim feel on the soft paper stock. The cards are edge colored in a matching purple.
07- Nara Business Cards
These cards were printed using a technique called split fountain printing, wherein two ink colors are put on the same roller to achieve a gradient. In this example, pink and purple were combined to achieve a very simple yet attractive overall look.
08-Brathw8 Studios Letterpress Cards
The letterpress printing on the damask pattern background and the text was done in a deep purple in using white stock.
09- Phil Wood Photo
A mini business card design for a photographer. It uses purple ink on the text and the square tiles pattern on the face of the card.
10- Amzuri: Business Consultant Business Cards
A business card design in deep purple for a business consulting firm. The rich purple color makes this card look very elegant.
11- Baby Cakes Letterpress Business Card
The patterned side of this card was created by hand cutting linoleum while the information side was plated from a digital file.
12-Kevin Cheng Business Card
This business card for a retail and exhibition designer makes use of pink and purple for its logo and information. The contrast of the pink and purple shade against a solid black background plus the interesting play of shapes in its logo makes this card hard to ignore.
13- Nicholas Zastrow Letterpressed Business Cards
A simple yet very elegant letterpress printed business card for a graphic designer/web developer.
14-Accountant Business Cards
Another example of attractive purple business cards, this time, with UV spot coating.
15- Sweet Candy Violet Business Card
16- Zoë Grave Studio Cards
Business cards for Zoë Grave of ZGStudio, a web and graphic design firm. The business cards were printed on thick stock to allow edge printing, which was done in purple.
17- CFDesigner Letterpress Business Cards
Business cards for Chantale Fontaine, an interior designer based in Montreal, Québec, Canada. The cards turned out great with a good mix of color and a touch of edge coloring to add pop.
18- Business Cards for Ami of Elizabeth Anne Designs
Here is another beautiful letterpress printed business card with side or edge coloring in purple.
19- Space 150 Business Cards
These cards were printed in three colors(flood of black, purple and blue) and 2 color letterpress printed on the reverse (blue and tonal white). They have a unique two color gradient treatment on their edges.
20-Victoria Green Business Card Design
This purple business cards was designed for Victoria Green, a social work agency dealing with women and victims of domestic violence.