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This month's business card

Discussion in 'Designs & Layouts' started by Pat Whatley, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    We burn through a box of business cards every 4-5 weeks. I try to do something different each time.

    After seeing a bunch of cards posted here and in SignCraft that were flat out Photoshopped to death I decided minimalist was the best plan for this month. Ordered them with a matte finish on the orange and a gloss finish on the white.

    Yes....it's got 1980's design all over it.
     

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  2. weaselboogie

    weaselboogie Very Active Member

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    Space monkey death ray is still my favorite
     
  3. Fitch

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    Perfect. If anything Pat, I would introduce either black or bark brown for the lower text block.

    Cheers - G
     
  4. SignManiac

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    You should have started with black and white :)
     
  5. Malkin

    Malkin Very Active Member

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    Very nice!

    I recently discovered League Gothic and would have been tempted to use it here.
     
  6. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    Actually I started with white and black. I'm a non-conformist.

    Thanks for the font link. Nice, clean condensed FREE fonts are kind of hard to come by.
     
  7. signmeup

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    Needs an ice hockey playin' chimp and a yeti shootin' at big giant titties.
     
  8. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    Can anyone near signmeup stop by and lend a hand. He's off his meds again. :ROFLMAO:
     
  9. Fred Weiss

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    Actually it kinda makes me think of the graphic style Cinemax uses for their lead ins.
     
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    LOVEit.jpg
     
  11. signmeup

    signmeup Major Contributor

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    Fred you must not have seen this one. I can't rember who's work it is now but it was a "business card" layout help thread like this one.
     

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  12. gnatt66

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    i love it...
     
  13. Craig Sjoquist

    Craig Sjoquist Major Contributor

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    Well Pat I find the simple, plain, readable advertising works best, since your new card is all it will probably bring in loads of responses and make you rich.
     
  14. Jillbeans

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    I love simple.
    I pray every night before I go to bed that there will be a huge epiphany of simplicity in the design world.
    But it ain't gonna happen.
    Love....Jill
     
  15. Gino

    Gino Premium Subscriber

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    Now, there's a card you won't soon forget...............
    Maybe we'll all have to go on meds after that one..................:supersmilie:
     
  16. Marlene

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    the matte orange with the gloss white is a really cool idea. great color combo for summer. I like that it is under whelming in that it isn't photoshopped to death but the matte/gloss combo makes it clear that even if it isn't over done to death, it was well thought out all the same. nice work Pat.
     
  17. Fred Weiss

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    Hmmmm ... I must have missed that one. Brings to mind the old chestnut that "Truth Is Stranger than Fiction".
     
  18. signgal

    signgal Very Active Member

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    Nice site!

    @ GG - You're such an over-achiever

    @ Pat - perfection! It takes courage to sometimes to do what's right lol
     
  19. SignManiac

    SignManiac Major Contributor

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    Here you go Pat. Figured I'd give you a head start for your fall card design. I know I went a little over the top, but I can't help myself. Notice the subliminal reference to the letter falling and the autumn colors, just like the leaves do!

    This is why we get paid the big bucks :)
     

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