As a designer, one of the most important things to do is to get your business card just right. Even as the world becomes increasingly digital, these little slips of card have endured as a vital part of your self-promo efforts.
If you’re just starting out in design, you might not know where to begin. And sometimes working with a template, or even just looking at some for inspiration, can really help you decide what exactly you want from your business card. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of creative free business card templates to give you a little push in the right direction.
This eye-catching design from Creative PSD Download covers all the bases, with its attractive abstract pattern and bold, multi-coloured ‘DESIGN’ flash. It comes as a layered PSD that’s easy to edit, and the fonts it needs are also available for free (get more free fonts with our round-up). You’ll need to share it to unlock the download, or wait a designated number of seconds.
Another colourful offering that’s guaranteed to get people’s attention, this free business card template from PSDDaddy features a cool geometric design in slightly muted tones, with separate CMYK PSD files for the front and back. That’s worth sharing a tweet, right?
Available from PSDDaddy, these creative business card designs feature a clean design with plenty of personalisation options, as well as four colour choices. There’s even the option to add a QR code, which we suggest you ignore. This is another one that’s yours once you share it on social media.
With six colour options to choose from, these 300 dpi print-ready CMYK PSD templates are perfect for everyone from graphic designers to larger agencies. The PSDs are well-organised with helpfully named layers, making it easy to personalise the cards with your own text and photography.
05. Purple and blue
This card’s mix of purple and blue shades make for a cool combination, and if you really like the design, then it’s easy to take the vectors and use them for other elements such as letterheads.
06. Coloured pencils
This a fun and striking card is one of a large collection of free business card templates from PSBfreebies. The particular design will ensure anyone who receives it is unlikely to forget what your line of work is.
Why have a boring and forgettable business card? Burn your name onto everyone’s retinas with this wonderfully bright and colourful card design, supplied as a carefully layered PSD that’s free both for personal and commercial use.
Let everyone know who you are and what you do with this modern and striking business card template aimed at creative professionals. It comes as a 300 DPI CMYK PSD, layered and fully editable and customisable so that you can add your own creative touches. Like a bee, the black and yellow colour scheme is sure to catch potential clients’ eyes.
This grungy, letterpress-effect business card template is ideal for achieving a retro look. It comes as a PSD, ready to be customised, and is free for both personal and commercial use.
10. Zigzag design
11. Retro template
In vector (.ai and .eps) file format, this template is fully customisable, allowing you to change the colour, font and layout to suit your individual style. This old-school design is one we think could work really well for anyone who has a vintage or retro-feel to their work.