Victoria Calling Cards

Victoria Calling Cards

by Hearst Books, Alice Wong

Hardcover(1st U.S. ed)



Welcome to the lovely world of calling cards, where sentiments both sweet and practical are presented with an elegant flourish. For business or social exchange, a beautiful, clever card is the easiest and most economical way to promote your business or yourself. whether you are an entrepreneur, an artist, or a craftsperson.

Join the editors of Victoria magazine in a round of calling cards, where each delightful hand is played by Inventive card creators from across the centuries, In Victoria: Calling Cards, fascinating facts from the history of calling cards as graceful social accessories are recounted, and a wonderful collection of contemporary cards is presented.

In this informative book, card design is demystified by the truest teachers: the cards themselves. Calling cards from the traditional to the surprising in all shapes, sizes and forms, abound in these pages. They are complemented, by intriguing encouraging tales of how the card owners arrived at their winning designs. Helpful descriptions of design techniques and a listing of sources demonstrate how you can make your own card just as successful.

Learn to create a personal and effective card Ingenious use of artwork, size, card stock, typography, printing methods, and finishes is displayed in the calling cards gathered on these pages. In addition to exploring the traditional methods of design, Victoria Calling Cards also offers advice on working with graphic designers and with computers.

With more than 100 color photographs of antique and modern calling cards and cases, Victoria Calling Cards provides ample inspiration and essential information that will make card design enjoyable and rewarding for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688114008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Edition description: 1st U.S. ed
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.55(d)

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