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Photo Rotation and Cropping Fix

We have noticed that on a few occasions some photos come in with an unexpected orientation.  This is because some photos produced by certain phones and cameras have different coding to determine which side is up.  While we work on a permanent solution for this inconvenience, there [...]

By |2020-07-26T08:37:55-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Current Clients, Support|

Designer Tip: Ghosted Images

When you hear about ghosted images in relation to designs one might instantly think of watermarks. With ID cards this is not the case. When an ID has a photo of an employee on it you can have the option of a ghosted image of that employee. [...]

Designer Tip: Creating Print Ready ID Cards in Adobe Illustrator

This post will not be for everyone who signs up for InstantCard as most of our clients go through our website to create and order cards. This post is more handy for designers being tasked with the responsibility of creating the artwork for their company's ID badges [...]

By |2019-09-17T04:05:07-04:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: ID Card Design|

Designer Tips: Going From Drab to Fab in 3 Easy Steps

In design it's really easy to forget the possibilities! Take an ID card for example. ID cards are commonly seen with really simple designs, but they look GOOD! In this post I'm going to cover how to make a simple, boring badge look professional in 3 steps. [...]

Designer Tip: What Should I Put On The Back Of My ID Card?

The back of your ID Card can be a great space to utilize. For any company I always recommend including an "If found" address on the back. That way, if an employee loses their ID card, it can be returned. If your ID card has to hold [...]

Designer Tip: Watermarks and When You Should Use Them

What is a watermark? A watermark is an image (normally the logo or other branding asset) that is put on the card with a transparency so it doesn't stand out in full color. It is typically used as a design feature to make the ID card look [...]

By |2020-03-17T08:11:24-04:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Designer Tip: Using a Photo Background

Are you proud of the city you work in, the building for your company, or the truck you use on the job? You might be able to use it as the background for your ID Card! With a high enough quality photo taken with just the right [...]

By |2017-05-31T16:52:25-04:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: ID Card Design|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |