Business Card in InDesign

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a Business Card in InDesign.
Designing your own business card is easy and fun using InDesign.


Under the File menu select New Document. Under the Page Size Dropdown menu, select US Business Card.

The purple box represents the margins (or printable) area for a business card. You can design from the ground up.

purple box represents margins

But what about those of us who design challenged?! Let’s face it, some of us just don’t have the skill to design a beautiful card from scratch. Alternatively, there are plenty of excellent free templates for business card designs online. Open your web browser and navigate to http://wwww.businesscards.org

navigate to www.businesscards.org

Under Free Templates choose a template that catches your eye. Right click the link underneath it labeled Adobe Indesign. Save the template to an appropriate location.

choose a template

The Template will automatically open in Indesign, and you are able to edit it as you see fit.

edit as you see fit