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This ongoing series will serve as your guide through the ID badge creation process. Taking you step by step through all the different aspects that make an effective ID badge design that is both attractive and functional.
We all know the feeling when we can't find our credit card. Heart pumping. Breathing stopped. It could be anywhere.
These days security is fore-front in our collective conscious;
from identity theft to terrorism, we have a litany of security concerns that we
fight to protect ourselves against every day. Whether at work or school...
Consider this your “How To” guide to implement proximity cards.
Let’s cover everything you have to know about prox cards and follow these steps in order to do it right. Prox cards require a few steps to get it right and if you skip something there is a good chance you can cause yourself a lot of headache. Let’s be proactive and skip the headache.
Your employee or student ID badges aren’t just security. They also serve as marketing pieces and your logo functions as the ‘face’ of your organization. A visual indicator that identifies who you are and what you’re all about. Adding a logo to your ID badge can create a sense of pride and loyalty among staff and students and build brand recognition amongst those who engage with your staff.
The photo is arguably the most important aspect of any badge. It is standard for most forms of ID badges to have a picture of the employee or student on the front of the card. These photos make the ID unique to the individual and helps to visually differentiate them from anyone else in the organization. As such it is essential that your photos are clear and distinct. It’s not as hard as you might think, if you follow a few simple guidelines: