Matte Business Cards
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Impress customers with a tried and true paper stock.
Trying to get noticed? Put your own personal touch on one of our most popular products, matte business cards. With a shine-free finish and colors that pop, your information comes through loud and clear. Browse a huge library of industry-specific matte business card templates or upload a design of your own.
Tips for Matte Business Cards
- Matte paper absorbs more ink, great for designs with deep colors.
- On the other hand, you’ll want to avoid designs with fine details.
- The shine-free finish helps readability in bright lighting
Choose your stock
- Standard matte (14pt): Silk coated front and back.
- Premium matte (16pt): Matte varnish front, with a silk coated back.
- Premium plus matte (18pt): Similar to premium, with extra weight and thickness
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How thick are matte business cards?
A: Standard matte business cards are 14pt (equal to .014 of an inch) and premium are 16pt (equal to .016 of an inch). Each point (pt) is equal to .001 of an inch, to give you a frame of reference.
Q: Is it a matte surface on both the front and back? What does “silk coated” mean?
A: Yes, both our premium and standard matte business cards are matte on both sides. Silk coating is a type of matte finish that’s non-reflective and has a smooth feel.
Q: Is it easy to write on matte coated business cards?
A: Yes! Both sides have a matte surface that’s easy to write on.
Q: Do you offer matte black business cards?
A: We don’t have matte cards made with black paper, but you can print in any shade of black. We also offer colored paper business cards.
Q: Can I add foil accents or embossed gloss to matte coated business cards? How about square cards or rounded corners?
A: You can use any of those great options for matte business cards. Just scroll up and look for the options closer to the top of the page.
Q: What’s the difference with matte vs. glossy business cards?
A: Matte business cards have a smoother, non-reflective surface, sometimes described as silky or polished. They’re great for deep colors and have a refined feel. Glossy business cards have a shiny, light-catching finish that helps bright colors and photographs pop.