Liberate your Shoelaces, Flexagons!

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Can business cards evoke creativity, spark interest? Standard business cards seem outdated, dull, uninspiring. Liberate your shoelaces, your flexagons!

Consider shoelace business cards for Adidas employees, a highly creative approach to grabbing attention, and importantly, explaining what you do for a living.

A design colleague of mine, Prof. Rose Gonella, suggested that I use a flexagon business card, because my job involves so many facets – teaching, research, administration,…

It’s easy to make a flexagon:

Give up those dull business cards! What’s your design?


  1. #1 GregH
    March 5, 2012

    Best of the Web!

  2. #2 Jeff
    March 5, 2012

    Thank you. Can you elaborate?

  3. #3 Markk
    March 5, 2012

    Oscarito! Oscar Friere would never be the type to use a shoelace as a business card. He would not have a business card but would just rip off some of the duct tape he used to tape his pump to his bike and write on it!

    (Oscar Freire, World Road Champion, Tour De France Green jersey winner, and well known flake, well no, rather well known personality …)

  4. #4 dududukkkkkkk
    May 25, 2012

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  5. #5 Ian Kemmish
    May 25, 2012

    Presumably the shoelace business cards are designed to complement Agent Maxwell Smart’s shoe telephone?

  6. #6 Nick
    July 8, 2012

    Great website

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