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After dropping out of College to focus on video production and graphic design, David decided to become a strength coach. And, after deciding to no longer be a strength coach, he went back to college. This resulted in a Masters degree in mathematics. David now serves as InstantCard's UX Prestidigitator.

InstantCard: Your Online Badge Maker

Create professional and high-quality ID badges in a matter of minutes with our easy-to-use badge maker. No need to buy a badge making machine! Our professional designers will create a free ID badge template for you. Or if you prefer, you may upload your own design. Our [...]

By |2020-07-26T08:36:35-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Do You Need on the Back of ID Cards?

When designing your ID card, it’s important to have a list of information that’ll be placed on the card. The design of the card should revolve around this data. Often people tend to focus all their time and attention on the front of the card. They work [...]

By |2020-07-26T08:26:18-04:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Accidental Developer: In Search of Better UX

It is I, David Allen, UX Prestidigitator.photo by Johan Famel My "official" title with InstantCard is UX Prestidigitator. "Prestidigitator" is a ridiculous way of saying "magician." And, in the interest of full disclosure, I'm normally the one who comes up with our employees' titles [...]

Making the move to professional ID Cards

Most people have tried laminated cards, which they quickly find to be flimsy, cheap-looking, and unsecure. When an organization is ready to produce professional plastic cards, there are just three choices: 1. Purchase and operate an in-house system 2. Contract with a local service bureau 3. Online [...]

Children First—Nonprofit of the Month

Since September 2014 we have worked with Children First, based in Ontario, Canada. We are proud to associate ourselves with organizations, such as Children First, who invest in the mental heath and development of children.Children first aids families of young children who have developmental concerns or [...]

Child ID Cards

IDs for our Children Recently, we’ve had quite a few people contact us about making children identification cards. This should come as no surprise as giving your children ID cards is a great idea—it’s often suggested by police. Not only does it help people find information to [...]

By |2020-03-19T09:23:04-04:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Company News, Current Clients|Tags: , , , , , , |

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls—Nonprofit of the Month

Since Jan 2015 we have worked with Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. We are proud to associate ourselves with organizations, such as VHBG, who take a family-centered approach to addressing the needs of children. VHBG is a nonprofit organization, established in 1848, which seves children [...]

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