The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Card Stocks & Finishes

Each type of stock or finish brings out different vibrancy in plastic cards, adding a shine or flat look. You can add two different finishes to cards, one on each side, bringing out different colors or making it a writable surface. Some stocks are only available on one side (pearl) due to the way the stock is created before it is printed on. The most popular finishes are; Matte, Satin, and Gloss. The stocks we offer in house are Frosted Clear, Metallic, Clear, and White. I'll walk you through a few examples of cards we have made with each stock and finish so you can get a sense of what stock/ finishes you want to use.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Card Stocks & Finishes

Each type of stock or finish brings out different vibrancy in plastic cards, adding a shine or flat look. You can add two different finishes to cards, one on each side, bringing out different colors or making it a writable surface. Some stocks are only available on one side (pearl) due to the way the stock is created before it is printed on. The most popular finishes are; Matte, Satin, and Gloss. The stocks we offer in house are Frosted Clear, Metallic, Clear, and White. I'll walk you through a few examples of cards we have made with each stock and finish so you can get a sense of what stock/ finishes you want to use.

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11 Creative Color Palettes to Help You With Your Next Project

Color palettes are a graphic designers best friend. However, creating a color palette can be a complex task since there's an extraordinarily large color library. 

The way that most palettes are built is in a monochromatic way, which means that the palette is created from a single base hue and extended using shades, tones and tints. Nonetheless, there are still many other types of palettes to be aware of that could help you build the look and feel you would like to portray. We came up with 11 palettes from some of our favorite card designs to help spark some inspiration for your next project.

Loyalty Programs & Reward Cards: Know Your Options

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