This illustration project by Gurleen Kaur features images inspired by the band the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Each card had illustrations from their albums and the ace, jack, queen and king are each band members.
Non-standard Bohemian cards featuring The Simpsons made for EFKO, Czech Republic, 2014.
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.
Cards made by John Waddington Ltd. for the Madras Club, Chennai (formerly Madras), India, c.1930.
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.
A colourful pack of round cards with Ganjifa designs by Asha Industries, Mumbai, India, 2002.
An interesting pack of playing cards with illustrated Indian aces made "Specially for the Bombay Market", c.1915.
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.
Ravi Varma Press, Bombay, India, c.1910.
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.
Bharata Playing Cards - Series 2, based on Indian folk art, published by Sunish Chabba, 2018.
Lego Batman Movie playing cards, 2017
‘Stars Play’ card set published by Monty Gum, Leiden, 1988.
“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.
Bharata Major Arcana Tarot by Ishan Trivedi & Sunish Chabba, 2018. Inspired by Indian art forms.
Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2000s.
Dutch singers, TV and theatre artist playing cards for “Story” magazine, 1978.
Mickey Kids playing cards from Disney.
Divine Art Playing Cards by Sunish Chabba & Guru Playing Card Company, 2016.
One Piece Hanafuda King card set published by Beverly Enterprises Inc, Tokyo, 2010
Lara Croft Tomb Raider 20 Years Commemorative Deck, 2016.
DRRR!!, short for Durarara!!, is an anime adaptation of a Japanese light novel written by Ryohgo Narita.
Extraordinary ‘Actors and Opera Singers’ deck printed by Avril et Cie, Paris, c.1865
Peter and the Wolf card game published by Pepys Games, 1947.