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Choosing a Visa card design

Banks and other financial service companies differentiate their services in many ways. Some ways, like what fees they may charge for their services, may be restricted by state or federal laws. Other options, like the design on a prepaid debit card, is limited only by the imagination.

Consumers who like to have a bit of style and flair in their card design often have a choice. They can go with the traditional color and design schemes, or they can say goodbye to the dull standard versions and go with something that can project personality and style to their shopping experience.

Black is the new black
Black is a color that is often used by credit card companies to market cards to high income customers in order to give off an air of exclusivity and sophistication. Choosing this color may make a prepaid card almost indistinguishable from all the sleek, shiny plastic of high rollers. Some brands, like the Kaiku Visa prepaid card, go all-out minimalist for sophistication and class.

Patterns and colors
Rather than going with a monochrome look, some banks offer colors and styles inspired by the psychedelic 1960s, nature, or modern art. These kinds of patterns give consumers a way to showcase their individual personality every time they shop. They can also make great ice breakers for starting a conversation.

Pictures with personality
Some proud parents like to put their child’s picture on their debit card. Others might opt for cuteness with photos of little furry animals, and others still might project a fantasy vacation with a photo of bright and sunny beach. The sky is the limit when it comes to personalized debit cards: As long as you have a picture and a little extra time, you can decorate it any way you wish.

These are just a few ways banks and credit unions might allow customers to decorate a prepaid card. Every design makes its own statement, and if the customer has second thoughts about that statement, they can simply go back to their provider and order up a different look.