Hot Off the Press: Museum of Jazz and Art, Cannonball Wine and More

At the Oakland Indie Awards party last week, a fellow approached me with a smile and a business card. It turned out to be PsPrint customer David Allen, who is participating in the creation of the Museum of Jazz and Art here in PsPrint’s hometown of Oakland. Had Allen not handed me a card, I might have forgotten the conversation we had owing to the fun-filled night I had at the party, meeting other people, taking in music and, perhaps, consuming adult beverages. But the next day, I found Allen’s card among the other business cards, stickers and postcards I collected from local merchants and promptly looked up the museum’s website.

I’ve heard some mocking of business cards the past few years, but I still believe in them. They’re an ice-breaker at trade shows and other networking events. They help people recall connections they’ve met when they return home or to the office. They provide a tangible reminder of that meeting. They don’t get lost in a phone’s contacts. And when they’re as creative as those in this week’s “Hot Off the Press,” they even serve as marketing tools. Among this week’s collection of PsPrint customers’ printing jobs are square business cards and other creative styles – not a dull one in the bunch! Have you seen or designed a unique business card lately? Please share in the Comments!

Back and front of business card for Museum of Jazz and Art

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Direct-mail postcard design by Vicki Paulo for Caldecott Properties

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Front and back of business card design by Jenna Pempek for Two Roads Studio

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Door hanger for The Pentecostals of Alexandria

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Back of business card for Anveya

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Postcard design by Robert Frazier for Artists Association of Nantucket

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Business card for Pietisserie

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Booklet cover design by Mary Fahey for Colusa County Resource Conservation District

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Brochure for Cannonball Wine Co.

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Sticker for Stadium Fare

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Rack card design by Angela Moniot for Barton Health

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Sticker for Beejus

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Invitation for Michele McGlynn LoManto’s “Occupy Lenape” exhibit

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Postcard design by Steve Glanzer Design for Cole Valley Antiques

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Sticker for Compass to Care

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Invitation design by Damon Duree for Rebuilding Together Oakland

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Sticker design by Tom Chapman for Growing Up Guide Pup

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Postcard design by Ramon Silva for Messengers4Change

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  • Brian Morris

    I dig the Pietisserie business card!