Historical Figures Get a Branding Makeover With Modern Business Cards

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Would you hire Roald Dahl or Vincent van Gogh? With a beautifully crafted business card, it's hard for hiring managers to resist these superstars of history.

To celebrate the launch of their new letterheads, online stationer MOO created custom business card and letter head designs for 12 prominent figures. Each design plays on its particular celebrity's personality to reflect their personal brand — at least if they had branding back in the time of Henry VIII or Jane Austen.

Some of the designs also make clever plays on words or references to the figures' lives and works. Albert Einstein's cards reflect a bold E=mc2 within the typeface while William Shakespeare's make a reference to writer Christopher Marlowe, who is rumored to have written some of The Bard's famous plays. Read more...

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