Our reviews and reflections on creative playing card and Kickstarter projects from around the web
Kings Wild Tigers is Jackson Robinson’s 27th successful playing card Kickstarter campaign. A luxury collectable deck inspired by vintage matchboxes.
Limited edition luxury playing cards by Billionaire Boys Club and Theory 11.
1920s gangster-themed playing cards, "The Grand", were produced by Kevin Yu under the Riffle Shuffle Playing Card Company brand name, after raising CAD$104,453 from 884 backers on Kickstarter in 2021.
The Encarded First Edition is a limited edition of 2,500 designed by Paul Carpenter and manufactured by the Expert Playing Card Company.
Playing cards inspired by mysterious symbolism of secret societies as well as a tribute to the National Playing Card Co.
Cyberpunk playing cards inspired by advanced science and technology in an urban dystopian future. Designed by Ivan Fortunov, 2021.
Sirocco, nautical themed playing cards by Riffle Shuffle Playing Card Co. and designed by Nathan Oser, 2020.
Monarchs luxury playing cards by Theory11, featured in the film Now You See Me.
Luxury playing cards produced by Theory11 in collaboration with The Nomad Hotel in New York City.
Marvel’s Avengers: The Infinity Saga Premium Playing Cards produced by Theory11 and designed by Mattson Creative, 2021.
A recreated of the original 1876, No. 18, Triplicate deck by A. Dougherty by Michael Scott in 2014.
Luxury packs of cards have been produced since the 15th century, a trend that is very popular among collectors today.
In this newsletter we’re looking at how fashion and costume is represented through playing card art since the 14th century through to today.
Video by Art of Impossible. In this video you will get a short overview of the most important historical facts about playing cards and their history.
I suppose people collect for different reasons, rarity, quality, ingenuity of design, sentimental value... by Tony Hall.
As we are becoming separated from friends and families we worked with the Solitaired team to customize this game using traditional woodblock courts.
I collected playing cards when I was in primary school, by Jan Walls.
Hesslers Rider Back Playing Cards with two different coloured backs, 2019.
Chinese playing card makers have probably produced the widest variety of jokers of any single part of the world.
Facsimile of Tarot de Marseille by Iohann Christoph Hes, Augsburg, c.1750.
Kalevala playing cards by Sunish Chabba and Ishan Trivedi inspired by ancient Finnish mythology.
Bharata Playing Cards - Series 2, based on Indian folk art, published by Sunish Chabba, 2018.
Bharata Major Arcana Tarot by Ishan Trivedi & Sunish Chabba, 2018. Inspired by Indian art forms.