Letterhead is one of the key elements to your corporate identity. It is ground zero from a design standpoint. The layout, typestyles, and colors you establish here dictate the design of all the pieces that follow -- from your business cards and envelopes to your website brochure.
Why the letterhead? Because it is typically used to present the most important one-on-one personal communications -- introductions, proposals, requests, personal messages, and such -- the written greetings that require you to look your best.
Creating a striking design will create a favorable impression for your organization.
Here are a few helpful hints for designing a great letterhead: