Business or name cards originated in China in
the 15th century, were used in Europe soon after,
and then became mainstream. Even in todays
digital age business cards are used almost everywhere due
to their communication effectiveness, and satisfying
cards communicate through
printed words & images, as well as through their tactile
properties - weight, texture, stiffness, and any special standout
Quality Quickly - No Tricks
Some other printers use various 'tricks' to try and make their
products appear low cost. These tricks include adding their
brand name to the cards, using low grade, low weight or incorrect
grain direction substrate, retaining ownership of the artwork
(if they do the artwork) meaning you dont get print ready files,
charging extra for a protective box, etc.
Quality business cards can be
produced for you quickly by Copy Colour Printing - no tricks.
what you get, and what it costs:
* Choice of
stock, uncoated (to retain some paper texture), os a smooth coated
stock with matt/satin or gloss surface.
- * CMYK colour both faces (colour calibration to your
stock before printing)
- * Recyclable protective case
- * Printed from the pdf print ready file you supply.
- * Size - 90 x 55mm or similar
Cost if using regular
* 250 cards for one person $78
* 500 cards for one person $98
* 1,000 cards for one person
Cost if using thicker
* 250 cards for one person $88
* 500 cards for one person $108
* 1,000 cards for one person $158
three names at the same time less
four or five names at the same time less
six names or more at the same time less
24 hour collection from 4 Currey Cres,
delivery overnight courier North Island
$9, South Island $14, or
delivery same day courier Auckland CBD
On cards to the above speficiation
typically two work days for production. Urgent production
with reduced lead time is normally available at $20 extra
Email in your artwork pdf and
requirements to email@example.com
Optional - to either matt or
lgloss laminate a batch of up to 2,000 cards and extra
'Velvet Touch' matt laminate to both faces giving the cards a
special warm high friction feel, for an extra $148 per order
of 500 cards, or $198 for 1,000 cards - plus gst. Allow 2 extra
Extra scratch resistant matt laminate to both faces for tough
environments, for an extra $148 per order of 500 cards, or $198 for
1,000 cards, - plus gst. Allow 2 extra days.
|Swop instead to a 300gsm linen fine texture stock, for an extra
$68 for 500 cards, or $128 for 1,000 cards - plus gst. Not
suitable for use with laminates.
Rounded 4 corners (on 90 x 55mm card size only), for an
extra $98 per order of 500 cards, or $138 for 1,000 cards - plus
gst. Allow 2 extra days.
|Embossed (or debossed), specially quoted to specific design,
for roughly around $100 one time cost to make the embossing plate,
and $100 to run the process on the batch of cards - plus gst.
Allow 5 extra days for the first run.
|Metallic gold, silver, pink or other colour foiled individually
quoted to specific design, for roughly around $125 one time cost
for the plate, and $125 to run the foiling process on the batch of
cards - plus gst. Allow 5 extra days for the first run
Cut to shape, or cut outs, individually quoted to specific
design, for roughly around $150 one time cost for the die, and
$125 to run the cut process on the batch of cards - both plus gst.
Allow 5 extra days for the first run.
|3D spot glossing, around $250 extra for 500 cards, or
$325 for 1,000 cards - plus gst. Please call to
Want something not covered above, faster delivery,
or have queries? Please email David at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 09 449 2637.
4. Print File Requirements - Business Cards
- a pdf file, at 300 dpi or 600 dpi, in CMYK colour space (not
- with crop marks, and 3 - 5mm bleed (if printing goes to the
edge of the card)
- if made using layers, then with layers flattened
The pdf print file, if less then 20 meg should be attached
to your email to email@example.com which outlines order
5. Collection/Delivery - Business Cards
- Cards can be collected in person from 4 Currey Cres, Milford,
Auckland. Parking and print shop door down drive past residence.
8am - 6pm weekdays and other times by prior arrangement.
- Cards can be delivered New Zealand wide by NZ Post
- Cards can be delivered in the Auckland CBD area and North Shore
by Urgent Couriers. Typically $12 for 4 hour service.
6. How to Order and Payment - Business Cards
On receipt of your order by email with all details and print
file, an invoice will be issued for payment on collection / or
prior to dispatch. A deposit is needed with new clients for
Start-Ahead cards with laminate, and for Stand-Out cards.
Send Business Card Orders to:
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