Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a QR code, part of Designing a Business Card.
- As a way to add more content…to the business card, I'd like to add a QR code to the back.…And the QR code is going to take people to a website.…It could take them to a virtual business card…or a piece of text or an email.…In this case it's gonna go to a website.…And since countergraphic.com does not exist,…this is gonna go to a lynda.com website.…So I'm going to generate QR code,…type in the URL I want here,…make the type web hyperlink,…the color in this case will be paper…'cause it's gonna go on the field of red.…
Click OK, and we have the QR code…on our cursor.…I'm now going to turn the guide on…and I'll click and drag,…just to place it,…I'd like to trim some of this empty space…that is around it, I'm not sure why we get that but we do.…It's not necessary.…And I can now position this more accurately…without having that.…So in terms of positioning it relative to the other stuff,…I would like it to be a two by two square…I'm using my guides.…
But then when I look at it relative to this text,…it looks slightly larger and that's because…
- Examining how layout, typography, and other elements add to a design
- Incorporating imagery
- Choosing paper stock
- Using common business card sizes and formats
- Printing options
- Positioning logos and text
- Preparing a business card for print
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Elements of a Business Card
2. Taking a Closer Look at Business Cards
3. Designing a Business Card for a Design Company
4. Designing a Business Card for a Coffee Shop
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