Business Cards

Business Cards provide contact information in a convenient, standardized size. While much of the information is the same from one Business Card to another, font, style, substrate, and imagery set you apart and make your impression unique.

Business Card Sizes
These are the standard sizes used for business cards. If you are interested in a custom size, please use our quote request form.
  • 2x3.5
100# Gloss Cover
The most commonly used stock for postcards, rack cards, and folded mailers. It is also used for the covers of booklets, programs and catalogs.
100# Dull Cover
A dull cover stock used for postcards, rack cards, folded mailers, and general presentation pieces where you want a softer look, but still the print quality of a coated sheet.
12pt C1S
A heavier stock with a gloss coating on one side and a rougher uncoated finish on the other side. Commonly used for postcards where you want a little thicker stock or pocket folders. Usually printed either 4 color over black only, or 4 color on the coated side only.
12pt C2S
A heavier stock with gloss coating on both sides. Commonly used for postcards or pocket folders where you want full color on both sides.
14pt C2S
Slightly heavier than 12pt C2S, this stock is used for pocket folders that you want printed on the inside also, as well as postcards, and rack cards, or custom brochure projects.
15pt C1S
This stock has a glossy coating on one side. Most commonly used for pocket folders or custom packaging pieces.
80# Bright White
Standard uncoated cover stock most commonly used for business cards or response cards.
80# Classic Crest
A higher quality stock with a nice smooth texture commonly used in business packages for business cards.
80# Classic Linen
A higher quality stock with a classic linen texture commonly used in business packages for business cards.
80# Classic Laid
A higher quality stock with a timeless texture simulating hand rolled paper commonly used in business packages for business cards.
100# Classic Crest
A heavy weight higher quality stock with a smooth finish commonly used in business packages for business cards.
Black Front
Printing in just black on one side of the paper. This is used for business forms or simple flyers and is the least expensive method to print.
Black Front and Back
Printing in just black on both sides of the sheet. This is used for business forms, simple newsletters and is the least expensive method to print.
4 color front only
Printing on one side in full color using Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black ink to reproduce most colors. This is the same method used to print magazines, flyers, photographs, newsletters, almost everything that is more than one color. Most commonly used to print posters or pocket folders.
4 color Front and Black Back
Printing on one side in full color using Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black ink as described above and Black ink only on the other side. Most commonly used to print postcards or hand outs.
4 color Front and Back
Printing on both sides in full color using Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black ink to reproduce most colors. This is the same method used to print magazines, flyers, photographs, newsletters, almost everything that is more than one color. Most commonly used to print brochures, catalogs, postcards or presentation pieces.
1 PMS Front
Printing in one solid colored ink to give the look of color without the cost of 4-color process. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
Black with 1 PMS Front
Printing in one solid colored ink and black to give the look of color with black text without the cost of 4-color process. These can be combined to produce a wider range of color than only using one. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
2 PMS Front
Printing using two different solid colored inks to give the look of color without the cost of 4-color process. These can be combined to produce a wider range of color than only using one. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
1 PMS Front and Back
Printing in one solid colored ink to give the look of color without the cost of 4-color process. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
Black with 1 PMS Front and Back
Printing in one solid colored ink and black to give the look of color with black text without the cost of 4-color process. These can be combined to produce a wider range of color than only using one. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
2 PMS Front and Back
Printing using two different solid colored inks to give the look of color without the cost of 4-color process. These can be combined to produce a wider range of color than only using one. Most commonly used for business cards, letterheads, envelopes, or other business package pieces.
Front Finish
Finishing coating applied over the top of the printing. This adds either a glossy or dull finish to the piece as well as adding protection of the printed material.
Round Corner
Round cornering adds a unique finished look to your piece.
File Setup

Use the dropdown menus to select which template you would like to download. All files are labeled by size as Width by Height (WxH) in the file name. If you do not see the template you need, please contact our art department at: art@graphicedgeprinting.com.

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