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Character-centric Branding

Playful business approaches that project both brand and personality

Implications - As advertisements becomes more visually stimulating, eye-popping brand images that reflect both purpose and personality allow for more effective forms of self-promotion. By letting go of traditional designs and marketing ideals, clever companies can create viral marketing ploys that won't get filed in the round file.
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X-ray Business Cards
X-ray Business Cards
10 Clever Ways to Help You Stand Out in a Recession
In a world a freelancers (yup the recession sure did increase their number…), business cards have become a great tool for self promotion. As one of the first impressions on possible future clients, your… MORE
Pop-Up Business Cards
Pop-Up Business Cards
Clifton Alexander's 3D Creation Features a Pop-Up Self-Portrait
These images are of the Pop-Up Business Cards sent over to Swissmiss by Clifton Alexander, the owner of Reactor design studio. These business cards certainly stand out. Each one features a cleverly positioned… MORE
Cocky Self-Promotion
Cocky Self-Promotion
‘Google Me' Business Card is Perfect for the Pretentious
This Google business card from Ji Lee is a great idea in theory. It’s attention-grabbing for sure, sleek and minimalist in nature. The business card is one that won’t end up in the round file, if for nothing… MORE
Interactive Fitness Cards
Interactive Fitness Cards
'Yoga One' Business Cards Turn Your Fingers into Thighs
Boring business cards are passed around every day, but it's interactive business cards like these from Yoga One that actually fulfill their role effectively by creating a memorable impression. The Yoga… MORE
Leafy Business Cards
Leafy Business Cards
Tatil Design Creates 'Natural Medium' as Unique Promotional Tool
Brazilian company Tatil Design wanted to be create something different that all their clients and potential clients would remember. Their solution was to us a laser to etch drawings, designs and logos… MORE
Toys as Business Cards
Toys as Business Cards
Custom Made Miniature LEGO Figurines To Represent You
The “Most Original Business Card Ever” award goes to… LEGO? It seems that toy maker LEGO may have come up with the coolest business card anywhere, an extremely clever take on something they’ve been making… MORE
Light-Up Business Cards
Light-Up Business Cards
Sparkle Labs DIY Kit Illuminates Your Contact Info
If your networking skills could use some illumination, these light-up business cards from Sparkle Labs are a great way to add some pizazz to self-promotion. The Sparkle Labs DIY kits use a tiny circuit… MORE
play_circle_filled Color-Changing Business Cards
Color-Changing Business Cards
Mumure Contact Creates Thermo-Sensitive Communication
French communications agency Mumure brings us Contact, a series of thermo-sensitive business cards. The cards react to human-contact and body temperature. Street art, such as graffiti, inspired the original… MORE
Beef Jerky Business Cards
Beef Jerky Business Cards
Edible Cured Meat Seared With Your Contact Details
Meat Cards is a company which offers the ultimate in strange business cards: They sear your contact details onto a piece of raw beef jerky with a laser. Even if this is a fake, what a great idea! I particularly… MORE
play_circle_filled Augmented Reality Business Cards
Augmented Reality Business Cards
James Alliban's Tech-Savvy Self-Promotion is Awesome
This innovative augmented reality business card is that of ActionScript developer James Alliban. What better way to advertise your talents than to create an interactive business card that showcases your… MORE

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