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BUSINESS CARDS NYC

Multiple sizes, exclusive papers, and premium finishes to print business cards in NYC. We are your business cards' printing experts.
Keeping NYC printing business cards since the 1970s.

We Are Business Cards Printing Specialists, Headquartered in New York City

Japan Printing and Graphics is a family operated business dedicated to providing our customers with products of unparalleled quality. We specialize in printing business cards in NYC. We believe that first impressions are a crucial part of every business transaction and it is our goal to provide our clients with products that are crafted to an unrivaled degree of excellence. Founded in the 1970′s, we have more than 35 years of experience in the print industry, which has allowed us to truly master our craft.
Business cards in NYC
Business cards printing NYC

Located in Downtown New York City

Right at the center of the financial district, we have offered fast and easy nationwide printing services for close to 40 years. As a quality oriented printer, we are happy to offer a wide variety of services to our nationwide and local Manhattan customers. Though business cards are our core service, we also offer many other printing services to our NYC and Nationwide customers. Brochure Printing, Holiday Card Printing, Custom Letterhead Printing, Custom Stationery Printing, Flyer printing, Postcards, Invitation Cards and any other general printing service are common requests for us.
One of our most significant features is our ability to offer graphic design and printing services in just about any language. Whether you are seeking basic English business cards, or something more complex such as Arabic translation services, we offer the multilingual solution that you are looking for. Some of our more popular languages are English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Arabic. Our translation services have passed the test of time and prove to be one of our most popular services. Wherever you are, or whatever you need, we have a multilingual solution for you.

Choose from Different Business Cards Finishes

From old techniques to new ones, we are experts in all of them. See what’s your business cards’ style.

Raised Ink Business Cards

Three dimensional Raised Ink Printing.
Unique Pantone colors that always remain the same.
Cost-Effective.

Letterpress Business Cards

Premium 36pt Thickness Paper.
Unique Pantone colors that always remain the same.
Mohawk Superfine Eggshell.

Spot UV Business Cards

Custom Glossy Lamination.
Premium Velvet or Silk Laminated Paper.
Raised Spot UV Option Available

Foil Business Cards

Premium Metallic Ink Stamping.
Premium Velvet or Silk Laminated Paper.
Raised Foil Stamping Available

Embossed Business Cards

Make elements stand out with Embossing.
Exclusive and uncommon finish.
Premium cotton papers.

Painted Edges Business Cards

Available in any color.
Thin and Thick Papers Available.
Straight or Rounded Corners.

Choose from Different Business Cards Papers

We have everything NYC needs. We offer business cards in all textures, colors, and thicknesses. We have more than a hundred papers in stock, but here’s a list of our most requested papers! If you need a different one, feel free to contact us for more information.

Suede Business Cards

Our premium-feeling paper.
Fully matte and soft-touch laminated.
Great for any design.

Mohawk Eggshell Business Cards

Japan's preferred paper.
Naturally Eggshell textured.
Great color absorbent/taker.

Silk Business Cards

Matte and highly durable lamination.
Smooth, silky texture.
Great for Foil and Spot UV finishes.

Linen Business Cards

Great for Raised Ink printing.
Elegant and classy crosshatch linen texture.
Superior Ink Retention.

Matte Coated Business Cards

Highly Durable Paper
Cost-effective
Matte-finished

Laid Business Cards

Highly Durable Paper.
Cost-Effective.
Glossy-finished.

Cotton Business Cards

Lightweight paper.
Great for Embossed and Letterpress printing.
Uncoated and Naturally Textured.

Plastic Business Cards

Highly Durable Cards.
In white, transparent, and clear plastic.
Rounded Corners Included.

NYC Business Cards Printing Experts

Among businesses and people, there’s no doubt that business cards are the most commonly used printing material for one primary reason: first impressions. We believe that first impressions are a decisive factor when creating lasting relationships between businesses and people. Business cards are an element that positively contributes to an essential percentage of this first impression.
At Japan Printing and Graphics, we have more than 40 years of experience in the printing industry, and we have specialized in business cards ever since we started in the 1970s. With us, you will find an expert team that knows all about business card etiquette, business card printing techniques, styles, finishes, and printing best practices for optimal results. All orders are assigned a business card specialist to ensure your business card project is done right from start to finish.

Rush Options - Next Day and Same Day Business Cards NYC

More often than we would like it to be, we need printing done quickly. To solve these needs, we offer next day and same day business cards in NYC. Business success has a lot to do with timing, and we’re here to get the business cards you need on the deadline you have.
Business Cards NYC
Business cards printing NYC

You Have a Business Card Design

To order same day business cards, send us your design at info@japanprint.com before 11:00 am, and we will get back to you with pricing and process your order. You can pick up your order at 5:30 pm.
To order next day business cards, send us your design at info@japanprint.com anytime the day before you need the cards. We will get back to you with pricing and process your order to have it ready by 5:30 pm.

You Don’t Have a Business Card Design

To order same day business cards without a ready to print design, you can send us an email at graphics@japanprint.com before 10:00 am, and we will create a quick business card design for you. We’ve got to work fast here, so once we send you the design, it needs to be approved before noon to have it ready on the same day at 5:30 pm for pick up.
To order next day business cards without a ready to print design, you can send us an email at graphics@japanprint.com anytime the day before you need the cards, and we will create your business card design. You will receive the design on the same day or by the next day in the morning at the latest. The design must be approved before noon, on the same day you need the business cards. The cards will be printed and be ready for pick up at 5:30 pm.
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Why Print Business Cards With Us?

We are a team with an unparalleled work ethic, efficiency, and eye for detail. We believe that consistency, quality, and responsibility is what keeps our clients coming back and not sales pitches. This is why many of our customers have been working with us for more than 30 years.
We are business card printing experts, not only because of our experience but also because of our culture. In Japan, a business card should be treated the same way you would treat the person that hands it to you. With that in mind, you can trust that we will give your business card project all the attention and professionalism it deserves.
We invite you to put us to the test.
Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

More than 2,000 businesses trust us with their image!

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See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Business Cards and Services

Stephanie Tartick
Stephanie Tartick
2021-04-14
I recently got a personal project printed at Japan Printing and was helped by Julian. I was hoping to find a print shop that I could continue working with for future projects and Japan Printing is it! The quality of my postcards is top notch, and I never felt like I was bothering Julian with my questions and initial hesitancy. I couldn’t be happier with the whole process and my beautiful art postcards.
Meghan Takahashi
Meghan Takahashi
2021-03-22
I worked with Japan Printing to help print a rapid order of a large quantity of brand books. Marcela from Japan Printing was super quick to respond and equally very helpful in ensuring that my order was completed within 2 days! Would highly recommend!
Fabian Amaru Muenala
Fabian Amaru Muenala
2021-03-15
Japan Printing & Graphics did an amazing job for my business. As a retail business owner, specializing in the sale of Native American artworks and jewelry, we needed to find a visual identity that elevated and upscaled our brand, but at the same time stay true to the “natural or organic” look Native retail brands can be associated with. We were interested in a particular look; organic textured paper or cardboard, with a copper metallic stamp of our logo. The final products came out great! We ordered business cards, apparel tags, necklace tags, earring tags and other items. One of their representatives, Marcela, did an amazing job explaining the options they had regarding textured papers, colors, metallic finishes, sizes, pricing etc. I think I knew this was the place to work with, when she took out a couple of BOOKS filled with paper samples . Options were almost limitless, but her guidance and expertise on printing service helped us decide quite efficiently and effortlessly. From a branding perspective, Japan Printing is able to deliver what you envision for your business or service. They helped upscale our products, because presentation matters. If you want to impact your customers with your brand, a clear image of who you are and what you stand for is needed, and Japan Printing can definitely help you out.
Nori Shimizu
Nori Shimizu
2021-02-02
I’ve been ordering a business card for years. I’m totally satisfying their quality and price. Also they are very responsive. Especially, Marcela is a perfect consultant!
Mairenee Rodriguez
Mairenee Rodriguez
2021-02-01
During these moments in COVID19 it is hard for business to survive these troubling times and time is something that seems to be in need a lot of. So, I want to be able to put my efforts in what really matters most which is my business. I need the best and Japan Print is that, they put all there efforts creating my business cards. Everything from creating the details in the card to their customer service was exceptional and easy. They were able to guide me through choosing right type of quality, finish and style. The best of all their translation service was spectacular because most of my clientele speak a different language and there was a time I had to take a business trip to China and to Japan, they were able to translate my business cards in their language which really left me impressed and speechless at there capabilities in translating without changing any of the layouts in business cards. They simply are the best. Thank you Japan Print
Stephen Preziosi
Stephen Preziosi
2021-01-28
I hired Japan printing to do my business cards, letterhead, and envelopes. They were fast, professional and courteous. I will definitely be using them again. I recommend them highly. Talk to Marcella, she’s the best.
Kelly
Kelly
2021-01-25
Excellent work!
Erin Argo
Erin Argo
2021-01-12
Julian at Japan Printing did a great job designing and printing business cards for my husband’s business. He was patient and thorough and the cards turned out beautifully. Highly recommend.
Cidnee Vaykovich
Cidnee Vaykovich
2020-12-22
We have been completely satisfied with Japan Printing. Fast turnaround, fair prices, and high quality results!
Brenda Bello
Brenda Bello
2020-12-18
We have ordered 3 sets business cards from Japan Printing and Graphics. Very happy with the quality and their service. Absolutely recommend!

At Japan Printing and Graphics

We strive to make your experience with us as easy and pleasant as possible. We promise a warm welcome when stopping by or calling our office. We want to be a new breed of printers by offering our customers a free consultation, with hands on approach to deciding how you would like your business cards constructed. Sometimes customers do not realize all of the different finishes that are offered, and each customer will have the chance to see any or all of them.
We pride ourselves in our creativity, when you use us, rest assured that your project is receiving our undivided attention. We will offer our customers new and innovative ways of producing their business cards so that it will look like no other. Even our most basic products abide by this philosophy, we want our products to be as unique as our customers.
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It is our priority to create a pleasant and meaningful relationship with our customers. Whether utilizing one of our high quality business card related services, or one of our professional translation services, we invite you to put us to the test. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

FAQs
Business Cards

Your cards can be delivered as fast as three days, but this can vary depending on the paper and finish you choose for your business cards.
We offer business cards in all sizes, but some custom sizes are not available for some finishes or papers. Here’s a list of our most requested business card sizes:
  • Standard Size (U.S): 3.5” x 2.0”
  • Japanese Size: 3.582” x 2.165”
  • European Size: 3.346” x 2.165”
  • Square Size: 2.0” 2.0” / 2.5” x 2.5”
Our business card thicknesses start at 14pt and go up to 42pt. The thickness availability depends on the type of card you are printing. It is also essential to consider that the thicker the business cards, the less you will carry with you or for your clients to save them in their wallets. For your reference: a credit card is 30pt thick.

When designing a business card, we recommend you first pick the business card style you would like to have and then design it based on that. We recommend this because some designs aren’t printable in some styles. 

Another thing it’s essential to take into account is the bleeds. In printing, every design must have a bleed area to give printing machines room for error. In this area, you will find three mains sectors: bleed’s area, final (actual) size, and the safe zone. Anything in the bleed’s area is very unlikely to appear on the card. Anything in the final size is likely to be in the card, but there’s a chance it’s not. And finally, anything in the safe zone will definitely be on the business card. If your design has text or anything that must be in the final product, make sure it is in the safe zone.

If we use the standard size of business cards in the USA (3.5 x 2.0 inches), the size with bleeds would be 3.625 x 2.125 inches. On the other hand, the safe zone would be the opposite, 3.375 x 1.875 inches.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com. Or call us at 212-406-2905

Printers can print business cards with many different combinations, but not every combination is possible. Below is a list of the factors you can change on a business card:

  • Straight or rounded corners.
  • Size.
  • CMYK printing. 
  • Offset Pantone Printing. 
  • Paper/Texture.
  • Single or double-sided. 
  • Shapes. 
  • Finishes: Spot UV, Painted Edges, Letterpress, Raised Ink, and more.

There are business card papers that cannot have some finishes or even straight corners (like plastic business cards). So to avoid back and forth, we always recommend our clients to start by picking the finish they would like to have and then see what other features can be added to the business card. 

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com. Or call us at 212-406-2905.

After 40 years of printing business cards in NYC and Japan, we have vast knowledge about what should be on a business card. For us, the most important information would be name, phone number, email, and website(if you have one). For businesses like restaurants, retail stores, or such, adding the business’ address is also a good idea. 

What you put on your business card also depends on your industry and the business cards’ purpose. For example, if you need your business cards to attract customers, then adding information like coupons, offers, and services can be a good idea. Instead, if you need your business cards to be a way to give your information after meeting a client, then adding your contact information is more than enough. Of course, that would be considering you already shared with your client all the information you needed him to have.

Business cards are much more cost-effective when bought in larger quantities. So in many cases, the more business cards you print, the better it is. However, there are some reasons why you shouldn’t print too many cards at once, which we will list below:

  • You’re planning to move soon. (You can also print business cards without a business address)
  • There is a chance your job position will change before you utilize all your business cards. 
  • Your phone number or email address is going to be replaced for new information. 
  • Your company is redesigning its corporate image.

Basically, if any information you have in your business card is likely to change for something else, it is best to print a small quantity and then print business cards in a larger amount. 

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com. Or call us at 212-406-2905.

Yes, you can print pictures on a business card. However, there are some things you have to keep into account before doing it. 

  • Pictures can only be printed using CMYK colors, not Pantone. 
  • Some printing techniques require Pantone colors, like Raised Ink business cards, so it is not possible to apply thermography if there is a picture as the background of the business card. 
  • Any photo with less than 300 DPI will look blurry and bad overall, so it’s essential to ensure every image has a high-resolution quality before printing. 
  • Pictures usually look best when there is little to no text on top of them. If you want to combine information with pictures, it is always best to ask a designer to give you professional advice on doing it.
  • Pictures look best in papers with high color-absorbing capabilities, like Mohawk Superfine Eggshell paper or 100% cotton papers. 

Apart from that, if you need pictures printed on your card, we will make sure to give you the best recommendation!

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com. Or call us at 212-406-2905.

We offer more than 100 different business card papers. Here’s a list of the most common ones:
  • Mohawk Superfine
  • Suede Laminated
  • Strathmore
  • Cotton
  • Finch Smooth
  • Classic Crest
  • Dull Matte
  • Glossy
  • Silk Laminated
  • Linen
And many more!
We offer business cards in all the styles and finishes below.
  • Raised Ink Business Cards
  • Letterpress Business Cards
  • Spot UV Business Cards
  • Raised Spot UV Business Cards
  • Foil Business Cards
  • Raised Foil Business Cards
  • Embossed Business Cards
  • Painted Edges Business Cards
  • Plastic Business Cards
  • Transparent Business Cards
In case you don’t find the finish you’re looking for in the list above, send us an email at info@japanprint.com to get more information about custom business card projects.
Yes, we can create your business card design based on the reference you give us. We also have a list of business card templates for you to choose from if you need ideas or inspiration.

There is no limit on the colors you can add to a business card. However, that depends on the ink you’re using. If the printer uses CMYK colors, there is no limit; but there is a limit if the printer uses Pantone colors. 

 

In printing, there are two different ways to print: digital printing and offset printing. Digital printing uses CMYK colors, and since it is a digital printing technique, it can print as many colors as needed, although colors tend to vary in each set (not much, but they vary). 

 

On the other side, we have offset printing. Here, printers need to prepare the inks manually (each Pantone color). This process creates limitations on the number of Pantone colors you can print on a single business card, varying from one to five. Five being the maximum colors you could add to a business card without making it unaffordable.

 

To give you an example of when to opt to use offset printing and not digital printing, we’ll use Coca-Cola as an example. Coca-Cola’s branding is exceptional, and one of the reasons it is like that is because they always use the same red color, no matter where you find it. To make sure their red color always looks the same, they use a Pantone color and print it in an offset printing machine; that way, there are little to no variations in how the color looks. If they used CMYK colors, variations would be more common.

To make the colors of your business cards always look the same, you have to use Pantone colors. If you also want your business card colors to be the same as other printing materials you have. In that case, you can use the same Pantone color across other stationery you have, and the color will be the same. 

If your company doesn’t have Pantone colors picked yet, feel free to visit us and choose one from our Pantone books. When picking Pantone colors, it is best to do it live because colors on a screen look very different from what they look in real life. 

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com. Or call us at 212-406-2905.

Business cards can last years if they are taken care of properly. In our record books, we have 7-years-old business cards that still look great. There are two main reasons our business cards look good like that after so many years. The first one is that our papers and inks are of the highest quality; the second one is that we carefully store them in a cold, dry place in plastic business card slots. 

However, we know that’s not the case for every business or person. When handling a business card, the card mustn’t be dirty, bend, or anything like that; and if you store your business cards in your wallet, chances are they will lose their quality over time (around two weeks). If you want your business cards to remain like new even after months or years, we recommend keeping them in a business card holder. 

Also, if durability is the most important business card factor for you, plastic business cards might be your best option. Our recyclable plastic business cards can last long periods in a wallet or business card holders without losing quality at the same rate paper business cards do. 

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at info@japanprint.com.

On average, you can keep up to 25-30 business cards in a wallet. The number of business cards you can keep in your wallet depends on the thickness of the business cards themselves. A standard business card thickness is 16pt, but you can find business cards up to 45pt thick. A credit card is 32pt thick. 

However, most people won’t keep more than 5-10 business cards in their wallets, especially if they are thick. We can print business cards in any thickness, starting from 14pt to 45pt. 

If you’re not sure about what thickness might best fit your business cards, feel free to visit our downtown NYC office and take a look at the business cards we have printed. You can also send us an email at info@japanprint.com.

The main difference between standard business cards and premium business cards is that standard business cards are plain and don’t have features. In contrast, premium business cards have features like Spot UV, Thermography, Foil, and more. Premium business cards also use premium papers like suede. 

Under the standard line, we offer business cards like 14pt uncoated, 16pt dull/matte business cards, and 16pt glossy business cards. Even though they are standard business cards, they still offer a high-quality presentation for their price; the only factor you would be losing when ordering these cards is that they won’t be significantly different. In case you need to print business cards in bulk, these cards are a great pick if you’re looking for the most cost-effective business card possible without losing too much on quality.

How soon can I get my business cards delivered in NYC?

Your cards can be delivered as fast as three days, but this can vary depending on the paper and finish you choose for your business cards.

What business card finishes do you offer?

We offer business cards in all the styles and finishes below.
  • Raised Ink Business Cards
  • Letterpress Business Cards
  • Spot UV Business Cards
  • Raised Spot UV Business Cards
  • Foil Business Cards
  • Raised Foil Business Cards
  • Embossed Business Cards
  • Painted Edges Business Cards
  • Plastic Business Cards
  • Transparent Business Cards
In case you don’t find the finish you’re looking for in the list above, send us an email at info@japanprint.com to get more information about custom business card projects.

How thick can my business cards be?

Our business card thicknesses start at 14pt and go up to 42pt. The thickness availability depends on the type of card you are printing. It is also essential to consider that the thicker the business cards, the less you will carry with you or for your clients to save them in their wallets.

For your reference: a credit card is 30pt thick.

What type of business card papers do you offer?

We offer more than 100 different business card papers. Here’s a list of the most common ones:
  • Mohawk Superfine
  • Suede Laminated
  • Strathmore
  • Cotton
  • Finch Smooth
  • Classic Crest
  • Dull Matte
  • Glossy
  • Silk Laminated
  • Linen
And many more!

What are the available business card sizes?

We offer business cards in all sizes, but some custom sizes are not available for some finishes or papers. Here’s a list of our most requested business card sizes:
  • Standard Size (U.S): 3.5” x 2.0”
  • Japanese Size: 3.582” x 2.165”
  • European Size: 3.346” x 2.165”
  • Square Size: 2.0” 2.0” / 2.5” x 2.5”

I don't have a design. Can you design my business card?

Yes, we can create your business card design based on the reference you give us. We also have a list of business card templates for you to choose from if you need ideas or inspiration.
Your cards can be delivered as fast as three days, but this can vary depending on the paper and finish you choose for your business cards.

We offer business cards in all sizes, but some custom sizes are not available for some finishes or papers. Here’s a list of our most requested business card sizes:

  • Standard Size (U.S): 3.5” x 2.0”
  • Japanese Size: 3.582” x 2.165”
  • European Size: 3.346” x 2.165”
  • Square Size: 2.0” 2.0” / 2.5” x 2.5”

Our business card thicknesses start at 14pt and go up to 42pt. The thickness availability depends on the type of card you are printing. It is also essential to consider that the thicker the business cards, the less you will carry with you or for your clients to save them in their wallets.

For your reference: a credit card is 30pt thick.

If you didn’t find the answer to your question, please feel free to email us at info@japanprint.com
To order a free sample pack please email us at freesamplepack@japanprint.com

To place an order, please follow our guide or pick the business card that you need here: