But since when are there cards at all? They were never really out and just relive a revival: business cards convey a touch of individual value, no matter how functional real-time mode can beat in the age of the Smartphone and Facebook. Has brought his business card, not just at the main station from the machine, but is carefully thought made about paper quality, type and significance, it is always something permanent to. When you give away something of themselves, that the contact even long preserve can. How fast is deleted an email, a text message or a contact profile a business card is durable and resistant. Visit racks make easy also it companies, in shops and offices, to make advertising at stands or at the PoS for and offer a personal touch to take.
But since when present we us business cards actually? From the pyramids to China, historians believe, that high officials in the ancient Egypt at inaugural visit and important meetings presented described pieces of Papyrus, which emphasized the status of the owner. There are no artifacts but. Just as little as from century of 15th China, where you should have maintained the same custom. Sure is if you stay in this culture that, at least in Japan the meishi, called business card has always been is extremely important. Provides information about it, such as the name of their holder correctly written is a sheer necessity due to the variety of similarly outspoken characters.
And how she so above is achieved, that outer shape and face are preserved, is accurately determined: the younger or lower rank interlocutor passes it a bow with both hands. This is by no means, like us, immediately stowed in any bag, but respectfully taken note and a while remains visible to the new owner. As if it were a part of the soul of the cardholder obliges them to wisely use and must therefore put away, for example, never in the back pocket be. Only in the larger style when it comes to service contact or trade fair appearance, Japanese use business card holders as we. At the Court of the Sun King, the first actually detectable cards came up during the reign of Louis XIV in Europe. Own master of ceremonies, who took the artfully printed and decorated tiles in reception served as business card holder at the time a well-trained servants, with major festivities. Made a visit or you received at certain times, as it is in the society until the 20th century custom was. As a visitor of a superscript, renowned House you had to login to the servant and gave to his business card. And it was worn on a silver platter in the Grand Salon. Many great novels very vividly depict such scenes. Based on the business card brought the decision was made then again with the servant as mid whether the visit was ever desired. Thomas Mann and the brown bear to carefully establish contacts, it was quite customary to leave his business card and to go home. The presented map was no compulsion, but a potential contact, that you could use, but didn’t have to. This business card is gradually for anyone easily, status-oriented and still as individual as ever and ever. One of the imaginative business card holder of the past is a stuffed brown bear with a tray in the paws and formerly part of the noble household of the Prince of poets Thomas Mann to visit Munich literature Cafe.