Mambrú was a male popgroup from Buenos Aires, Argentina. They saw both local & international success from 2002 until 2005 when they disbanded.
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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.
Promotional pack for a Dutch Celtic folk band which performs Irish, Scottish and Dutch folk music, c.2004.
Theatre programme in the form of a pack of cards. East Germany, c.1967.
Modern geometric designs by graphic artist Mathew den Boer, Canada, 2020.
Cyberpunk playing cards inspired by advanced science and technology in an urban dystopian future. Designed by Ivan Fortunov, 2021.
Monarchs luxury playing cards by Theory11, featured in the film Now You See Me.
Marvel’s Avengers: The Infinity Saga Premium Playing Cards produced by Theory11 and designed by Mattson Creative, 2021.
The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005.
Norwegian Troll Cards published by Aune Forlag of Trondheim, c.2000.
Crikey! Classic British Comics playing cards published by Bird Playing Cards, 2013.
Gilbert and Sullivan deck created by Don Jack using artwork from Players cigarette cards.
Bandsman Snap by Chiefton Products Ltd of Bristol, c.1950s.
Musikinstrumente quartet game published by Verlag für Lehrmittel, Pössneck, 1984.
World of Harry Potter playing cards produced by Winning Moves under Waddingtons Number 1 brand, 2019.
Bicycle Cybertech playing cards inspired by cyberpunk genre, illustrated by Jamie Meza, 2019.
Egyptian Tarot published by Naipes La Banca, Buenos Aires, c.1980.
“Naipes Criollos” Gaucho playing cards, 1995.
Naipes Cardón designed by Mario Luis Rivero depicting traditional Argentine culture and identity, 2002.
“El Oráculo de la Bruja” fortune-telling cards, 2003.
Naipes “Martín Fierro” based on the epic poem by José Hernandez.
Musical Snap by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1900.
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire, 2005.
Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016.
Carlos Loiseau, better known as ‘Caloi’, was a cartoonist whose designs for Parliament Cigarettes were first published in the early 1970s.
Lego Batman Movie playing cards, 2017
‘Stars Play’ card set published by Monty Gum, Leiden, 1988.
Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980.
Clark’s Industries Spanish Cards, c.1975.
Hand-drawn semi-erotic, satirical playing cards by Lautaro Fiszman ‘El Tripero’, 2002.
“007 Die Another Day” James Bond themed playing cards, 2002.
Facsimile of Dondorf’s “Musikalisches Kartenspiel” (c.1862) published by Lo Scarabeo, 2004
Film Stars from the 1960s with photography by Sam Levin.
Calavera playing cards designed by Jirs Huygen for Cartamundi, 2015
Harry Potter Hogwarts playing cards, c.2016.
Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2000s.
Mordillo Skat designed by Guillermo Mordillo, c.1979
Dutch singers, TV and theatre artist playing cards for “Story” magazine, 1978.
Mickey Kids playing cards from Disney.
The designs of these fortune-telling cards are largely taken from nineteenth century Austrian "Rural Scenes" Tarock cards.
Humorous playing cards designed by Carlos Garaycochea, Buenos Aires, c.2002.
“Desafio” playing cards with football player caricatures, c.2000