How to Make a Construction Business Card in Adobe InDesign (INDD & IDML)?
There’s no denying that the infrastructural improvement and development of societies are reliant on the professional field of construction. Even before recorded history, we had a simple yet vital reliance on shelters, giving birth to the blossoming industry. And today, not only do we have modern housing to shield us from the external elements, but even towering structures made for various purposes.
As the owner or an executive of a construction-related firm, it’s important that you present an air of professionalism to your clients. Establish good rapport and gain their confidence. As the cherry on top of your business demeanor, you should carry a number of business cards. Whether your brand deals with real estate or specializes in repairs, a business card comes in handy when a client needs to reach you. After all, as stated by thebalancesmb.com, the exchange of business cards has been a long-running tradition within corporate interactions--even the humble handyman can benefit from using these.
In order to help you compose a professional contact card, we’ve assembled our own collection of Ready-Made Construction Business Card Templates for you to download. Even without a background in art and/or design, you won’t have a problem using our samples since they’ve been crafted for approachable customization. When it comes to designing, people always prefer to choose samples prepared in advanced designing Softwares. That is why we have cited a few tips as a guide on how to make a business card using Adobe InDesign.
1. Draft a Blueprint of Information
To start things off, make sure that you remember all relevant contact details by compiling every one of them into a simple list. It is an advertisement tool but in a miniature size contrary to a poster, include only the most crucial details like email address, website, mobile number, etc. Only include information that’s strictly for business purposes.
2. Open the Software
Open Adobe InDesign, go to the 'File' menu choose 'New'. A New Document dialogue box will appear on your screen, personalize the size and orientation settings there, you can also make further customization. When done click 'Ok' to get the worksheet to proceed.
3. Start Constructing Your Business Card Design
Use the toolbars of InDesign and create your layouts. Prepare a frame and put the text and graphics appropriately that it looks appealing within its structure like a letterhead frame. Take the list you made earlier and input the contact information you took note of. Make sure to arrange each detail neatly, using a font that matches the overall aesthetic of your card; you can fall back on the font that comes with the template if you prefer. Don’t forget about your logo!
4. Check If Your Design Is Properly Furnished
Did you finish your card’s draft? Before adding the finishing touches, take a short break before coming back with a fresh head and scrutinizing your custom design. Once you’re done making corrections and everything looks shipshape, the card is now ready to print out. Delete the labels by right-clicking and selecting the 'Delete' option before saving it. Go to the 'File' menu and select 'Save as' to save a fresh copy of the document in an easily accessible location.