By Business Insider
Because of the omnipresence of smartphones and how easy it is to exchange digital contact info these days, business cards aren't quite as essential as they used to be.
However, a unique business card that helps you stand out could still help cement you an interview at your dream job, especially if you're in the creative tech industry.
We scoured the web to find some of our favorite examples of thinking outside-the-plain-rectangle.
This glass business card is made from an actual iPhone screen.
These geeky business cards make it look like you're holding an actual Notepad file.
This security consulting firm uses a business card made of workable lock picks.
This company designs business cards that have USBs attached.
The company Arduboy made a splash when it posted a YouTube video of a business card that can actually play 'Tetris.'
The custom keyboard company TechKeys created a business card that is a functioning keyboard.
A mechanical engineer named Bryce Bell created the "Cardapult," a business card that doubles as a catapult.
Bonus: Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak famously told Stephen Colbert that he uses his metal business card to cut steaks on airplanes.
Bonus: Mark Zuckerberg used to have a set of very blunt business cards for internal use.