An attractive and thoughtful Print Name Card design draws the eye and builds a good impression of the business. A company logo, elegantly displaying company details, and using the right brand colors and fonts are sure to give the Print Name Card a professional look.






Classification Criteria

The main difference between early Print name card and modern Print name card is handwriting rather than printing.

In modern society, the use of Print name card is quite common, there are many classifications, and there is no unified standard. The most common classifications are as follows:

1. According to the purpose of Print name card, it can be divided into print name card, public Print name card, and personal Print name card.

2. According to the print Name Card materials and printing methods, there are three types of digital Print name card, offset Print name card and special Print name card.

3. According to the printing color, there are four types: monochrome, two-color, color, and true color.

4. According to the type of layout, there are three types of horizontal Print name card, vertical Print name card, and folding Print name card.

5. According to the printing surface, there are two types of single-sided printing and double-sided printing. We classify the above categories as follows.

 By use

It is divided according to the purpose of using the Print name card. Print name card is mainly produced for communication. In the past, due to the underdevelopment of economy and transportation, people have not communicated widely, and the demand for Print name card is not large. With the reform and opening up in the Mainland, population movements have accelerated, and people-to-people exchanges have increased. The use of Print name card has begun to increase. Especially in recent years, with economic development, information has begun to develop, and Print name card used for commercial activities have become the mainstream of the market. There are two ways for people to interact, one is communication between friends, the other is communication between workplaces, one is commercial and the other is non-commercial, which becomes the basis for Print name card classification.

 Print name card

Print name card used in business activities for companies or enterprises, most of which are used for profit. The main characteristics of Print name card are: Print name card often use logos, registered trademarks, printed with business scope, large companies have a unified Print name card printing format, use higher-grade paper, Print name card without private family information, mainly used for business activities.


 Public Print name card: 

It is a Print name card used by the government or social groups in foreign exchanges. The use of Print name card is not for profit. The main characteristics of public Print name card are: Print name card often use signs, some are printed with external service scope, there is no unified Print name card printing format, Print name card printing strives for simple and applicable, pay attention to personal titles and job titles, there is no private family information in the Print name card, mainly used for foreign exchange with service.

 Personal Print name card:

A Print name card used by friends to exchange feelings and meet new people. The main characteristics of personal Print name card are: Print name card do not use logos, personalized Print name card design, free to play, often printed with personal photos, hobbies, titles, and occupations, use Print name card paper according to personal preferences, Print name card contain private family information, mainly used Friends exchange and publicity. 

 By Material

It is divided according to the carrier used by the Print name card. The most common carrier for Print name card is Print name card paper, but Print name card paper is not the only carrier. Print name card can also be made using other materials. Print name card paper also adopts different specifications due to the different printing methods of laser printing and offset printing.

 Digital Print name card: 

Print name card made with computers and laser printers. Its characteristics are: the use of special computer Print name card paper, pre-press and printing work can be completed by computer and printer, after printing, simple processing is required, the printing time is short, and waiting is desirable. At present, color lasers are mostly used for output abroad, and various special Print name card can be produced according to user needs. The production effect is better than other Print name card. It is currently the most popular type of Print name card in the world.


 Offset Print name card: 

Print name card printed with a Print name card offset press. Its characteristics are the use of special boxed Print name card paper, the printing is more random, the quality is acceptable, and the box can be delivered after printing. However, offset Print name card are complicated to print, have many printing processes, and have long delivery cycles, and must be operated by professionals. Before color laser printers were launched, they were mainly offset Print name card, which have been replaced by digital Print name card.


⦿ Special Print name card: 

A Print name card printed by a screen printing machine in other carriers than paper. Can use metal, plastic and other carriers, using screen printing, Print name card grade is high, printing cost is also high, printing cycle is long, the price is higher than paper Print name card, mostly for personal Print name card, the use is not common. Print name card are colorful, but the resolution is not as good as paper Print name card.

 Color Print name card: 

The Print name card printed by the printing machine is mainly printed with 300g copperplate paper and then cut into small Print name card. It is divided into two kinds of dumb glue and photo glue. The printing color effect is exactly the same as that of general printing, and the color is rich. The price is low and there is a tendency to replace ordinary Print name card.

 By color

It is divided according to the color of the printing ink. Every time a color is added to the Print name card printing, one more printing is required. The color is also one of the factors that determine the price of the Print name card. Three colors can form a color, if you want full and realistic colors, you have to use four colors to make a true color. The simple color matching of offset printing Print name card, as long as printing three times, is also called color Print name card.



Printing Print name card in one color only. Modern Print name card are rarely used on the front side, and those who need it are mostly for temporary use. But on the back of the Print name card, because it is not the main viewing surface, a large amount of monochrome printing is used.



Only printing Print name card in secondary colors. Because two-color Print name card can already embody simple logos and the prices of Print name card are moderate, most modern offset Print name card use two-color printing.



Offset printed Print name card and color computer Print name card printed three times without or with light-colored pictures. Because the use of tri-color can make the Print name card logo get better play, most companies that focus on external image use tri-color Print name card. The three-color Print name card is expensive because of its complicated overprinting and large loss. Some three-color Print name card need to print light-colored pictures, making plate making difficult, and the price is slightly higher than ordinary three-color Print name card.


 True color: 

Offset printed Print name card with pictures, Print name card output by color laser printers and silk-screen printed Print name card printed more than three times. True color Print name card are the highest grade of Print name card printing, which makes the entire Print name card design ideas can be perfectly reflected. If you want to print pictures for offset Print name card, you have to use a film plate making so that the details of the pattern can be well expressed.

With the popularization of color laser printers in digital Print name card systems, this classification has become less and less. Because as the most advanced color laser printer, you can make all kinds of Print name card at will. There is no problem and difficulty in printing in several colors.


 According to layout

Namely, Print name card can be made in different styles due to the different layouts of the usage methods. Print name card paper can be divided into ordinary Print name card and folding Print name card according to whether they can be folded. Ordinary Print name card can also be divided into horizontal Print name card and vertical Print name card due to the different bottom surfaces of printing references.

1. Horizontal Print name card: Print name card method with wide side as low and narrow side as high. Horizontal Print name card have become the most commonly used Print name card method because of their convenient design and cheap typesetting.

2. Vertical Print name card: Use the Print name card with the narrow side as the low side and the wide side as the high side. Vertical Print name card are not suitable for personalized Print name card design because of their complicated layout and few reference design materials.

3. Folded Print name card: A foldable Print name card with half the information recording area than a normal Print name card.

 By surface

It is divided according to the front and back of the Print name card printing. Each Print name card can be printed on one side or on both sides. The number of printed surfaces is also a major factor in determining the price of Print name card.

1. Single-sided printing: Only one side of the Print name card is printed. Simple Print name card only needs to print one side to fully express the meaning of Print name card. At present, most domestic Print name card are printed on one side.

2. Double-sided printing: printing both sides of the Print name card. Only when single-sided printing can not fully express the meaning of Print name card, Print name card use double-sided printing has expanded the amount of information.