A Close Up Look on How to Make a Name Card Part Two
2. Choose the Size of the Card
The size of the name card can be vary based on your needs. But basically, a standard size would be around 3.5 x 2 inches. Keep in mind that you also need to have a bleed area. It is an area so that your card details and information won't be cut during the printing process. The bleed size you can use is 1/8 inch. Or if you wish other sizes, you can do so by asking the printing shop you pick, they should give you some options. Furthermore, you can custom made it by requesting a specific size.
3. Include a Design and Colour
Colour in a design is important for you to use. Especially if you are an expert in the field of work that uses visual language, or uses the five senses. For example, if you are a graphic designer, then you need to include a design that provokes someone's mind who receives it. Make a design that represents you, a signature of yourself that makes it stands out. If you are designing the card in an application like adobe illustrator, make sure you set the colour to CMYK with K arranged to 100.
4. Pick the Right Materials
The materials you can use vary, both in terms of thickness, type of paper, lamination, and others. Card type options such as 260 GSM, 300 GSM, 310 GSM, 350 GSM, 290 GSM, 330 GSM may also be suitable for you. Cards such as art cards, matt white, shimmering cards, textured cards, and so on.
That's the way you can do it along with tips that might help. Easy right? Now is the time for you to create your own Singapore name card, unleash your creativity!