Design | Minding my own business (cards)

When I first started Northill, my creative communications company, I cheaped out on printing my business cards. I was just starting out and I was in a rush to get them done so I had them printed digitally on flimsy stock (that’s paper, for those of you who don’t spend your days talking to designers). And I was never, ever proud to hand them out. I should have known better because I’ve spent years with graphic designers who are obsessed with printing techniques. (How many conversations have I had about the joys of embossing and debossing?)

So when it came time to reprint my cards I did it right.

I had them done the old-fashioned way — by letterpress printers Porchlight Press (which I first wrote about here).

And I love them.

Thanks, Sonja and Heather, for all your help!

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9 Comments

  • Reply Joanne November 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    I can definitely see Sonja’s touch on those beautiful new cards. Very elegant.

  • Reply Kelsey Dundon November 26, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Joanne — Yes! She designed the logo and spent about an hour on the phone with me picking the perfect pantone for the pink edges. Such a talent, that one!

  • Reply Petite Adventures November 26, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Those are fantastic!!

  • Reply Larissa November 27, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    Getting some!!! They are gorgeous

  • Reply Chelsea November 27, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    They look amazing!

  • Reply Kelsey Dundon November 27, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Petite Adventures — Porchlight did such a good job, didn’t they?

    Larissa — Do it!

    Chelsea — Glad you like!

  • Reply Sonja November 28, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    I’m lovin’ the coloured sides.

  • Reply Kelsey Dundon November 28, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    As am I — thank you, Sonja!

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