If you think business cards are just boring pieces of paper to be handed out at awkward networking events, you ain't seen nothing yet.
Though their color, size, and textures differ, these 15 business cards all have one thing in common: They stand out from the crowd.
Their unconventional designs and unexpected features prove we can be professional while still indulging our creative side. After all, work is a large part of life, and, in some ways, makes us who we are. That's why a business card doesn't have to be "just" a piece of paper — it can be a meaningful extension of ourselves.
Check out these 15 one-of-a-kind business cards, and you might even be inspired to take full advantage of this pocket-sized opportunity to showcase your life-sized passion.
1. This pulse-taking business card is nothing short of a medical miracle.
2. With grate power, comes grate responsibility — and this cheese store takes that responsibility seriously.
3. Ward off desk invaders with the "Cardapult."
4. If they can do this with a business card, imagine what they can do with an actual window.
5. Show potential clients you're the perfect fit with this Tetris business card.
6. This personal trainer sure knows how to stretch his networking muscles.
7. Leave your mark with these cards made of melted crayons.
8. This plumbing company's cards will make you want to plunge into business with them.
9. This barber's Insta-inspired cards understand the importance of "gramming" your new do.
10. All work and no play? Not at Lego.
11. Say "Lights, camera, hire me!" without saying a word.
12. This interactive business card actually shows the life-changing power of animal rights work.
13. Get into gear with this moveable card.
14. This salon's card is a cut above the rest.
15. We might not have hovercrafts or teleportation, but LED business cards prove the future is now.