BUSINESS CARDS – SILK LAMINATED FOIL STAMPED – 2″ X 3.5″ 16PT
Class up your act with Silk Cards! Silky smooth to the touch with a matte appearance, Silk Cards are laminated on both sides giving these cards an attractive look and feel, while further making them water and tear resistant. These long-lasting 16PT cards are a surefire way for your customers to bring sophistication to their image and to stand out from the crowd. Silk Cards are printed in full color and come with Foil Worx options.
Bring extra flair and shine to your business! Choose from either gold, silver or copper foil accents for variety of products and have them printed on 14pt uncoated or 16pt silk laminated. The combination of foil with either finish are a surefire way to make a statement. Please note that the same color foil must be used for the front and back of your product.
Standard business card size – 3.5 × 2 inches (8.9 cm x 5.1 cm). This is the size to which the finished card is trimmed.
Safe area – 3.25 x 1.75 inches. This is the area in which all your important information should appear. Generally, there should not be any writing beyond this area. Otherwise you risk having your name or phone number trimmed off.
Bleed – this is the outermost part of the card shown in white in the diagram above. The bleed is the extra bit of colour information beyond the finished size of the card. It is necessary due to cutting variations and helps to give a smooth and straight appearance to the card when cut.
In summary – The size of the card you design should be 2.125 by 3.625 inches. This will be trimmed to 3.5 × 2 inches (8.9 cm x 5.1 cm) which is the standard business card measurement. Ensure that your text is within the safe area (3.25 x 1.75 inches).
These measurements can be interchanged if you want to have a vertical card layout rather than a horizontal one. Then the height becomes 3.5 inches and the width 2 inches.