Tag: 14 pt
With all the different printing options available these days, it’s easy to get lost in making a decision. “Should I get UV Coat or AQ Gloss?” “12, 14, 16 pt?” “What’s the difference between 16pt and 14pt business cards?”
Today I will be discussing business cards in particular, and what the major difference in application is between 14 and 16 pt.
Which one is better?
Overall, the answer is definitely 16pt, for a few simple reasons:
The added thickness gives it firmness when held in your hand. It can handle a little more handling abuse than the 14pt card, and will have less of a chance of bending or creasing in someone’s wallet. 14pt is not flimsy per se, but it is not as sturdy. Visually, it is very hard to tell the difference, but if you put a 14pt business card in your …