Letterpress/Foil Business Cards

We have many other stocks, such as Colorplan, Gmund, etc. that we can get. If any of the options you’d like aren’t listed, please contact us for a custom quote at info@mercuriobrothers.com.


Letterpress business cards offer several advantages that make them an appealing choice for individuals and businesses. Here are some reasons why you might consider having letterpress business cards:

  1. Unique and Premium Look: Letterpress printing creates a distinct, elegant, and high-quality aesthetic. The tactile nature of letterpress gives your business cards a luxurious feel that can leave a lasting impression on recipients. The deep impression and crisp details of the printed text or design add a touch of sophistication and professionalism.
  2. Enhanced Branding: The visual impact of letterpress cards can help reinforce your brand identity. The attention to detail and craftsmanship associated with letterpress printing reflect positively on your business. It showcases a dedication to quality and can make your brand appear more refined and trustworthy.
  3. Stand Out from the Crowd: In a digital age where many interactions occur online, having physical letterpress business cards can help you stand out from your competitors. The uniqueness of letterpress printing sets your cards apart, making them more memorable and increasing the chances of being noticed and kept by recipients.
  4. Personal Connection: Letterpress business cards create a personal connection between you and your clients or contacts. The tactile experience of holding a letterpress card and feeling the raised texture can evoke a sense of appreciation and attention to detail. This physical interaction can leave a stronger impression compared to standard digital or offset printed cards.
  5. Longevity and Durability: Letterpress cards are often printed on thicker and higher-quality paper stock, making them more durable and long-lasting. They are less likely to bend, tear, or get damaged easily. This durability ensures that your business cards retain their professional appearance even after being carried around in wallets or pockets for an extended period.
  6. Artistic and Customizable: Letterpress printing allows for artistic expression and customization. You can work with us to create unique designs, choose from a variety of paper stocks, and select specialized inks or finishes. This level of customization enables you to align your business cards with your brand’s aesthetics and values, making them truly representative of your identity.
  7. Conversation Starters: The distinctive look and feel of letterpress cards often spark conversations and elicit curiosity. Handing out a letterpress business card can initiate discussions about the printing process, the uniqueness of the design, or the history of letterpress itself. This engagement can help build connections and leave a lasting impression on potential clients or collaborators.

While letterpress business cards offer numerous benefits, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, budget, and target audience. It’s worth noting that letterpress printing can be more expensive and time-consuming compared to digital or offset printing methods. However, if you value craftsmanship, attention to detail, and the unique qualities of letterpress, they can be a valuable investment in your professional image.

When you want a card that will stand out from the mass of UV-coated gang-printed rubbish. Letterpressed business cards exude a level of elegance and class that a $30 plastic-smelling flyer simply can’t.  Does your business card continue to promote your business after it’s handed off? Add edge-painting to your business card to really make it pop!

We’ve been letterpress printing since 1946. Just because you don’t see it listed doesn’t mean we can’t do it, because we probably can. Please contact us if you want something that isn’t listed! We can do all sorts of combinations (digital and letterpress, offset and letterpress, foil and letterpress, blind embossing,  special shapes, odd sizes, mounting 2 different sheets together, etc. etc. etc.!)

Additional information

Weight 0.09 lbs