Architects nearly always have a good idea of what they want on their business cards. They have often seen something in their industry that they find appealing and have already designed up something themselves. Click Business Card has a card generator to create your Architectural business card. Some are badly designed, for example one of the cards below which has a yellow safety helmet. Yellow safety helmets are for construction workers, architects’ and engineers’ elmet are white in colour.
Scoble – Microsoft ex-employee offers some interesting advice for business card designs, he manage to collect thousands of business cards during his career in Microsoft. According to him, the best or the most creative business card he ever collected is :
One of my favorite cards? Matt Mullenweg’s. It says simply “1. Go to google.com. 2. Type in “Matt.” 3. Press “I’m feeling lucky.” (It also has his phone number on it). Or, Kelly Goto’s card looks like a BART ticket (subway in San Francisco).
Personally I prefer minimalist design business cards, simple business card with a few lines and colours. The fourth business card in this article is a very bad example. Do I have a business card? and I say: “not yet!”