Artist alliance of the magic industry Theory11 collaborated with Jeffrey Bucholtz lead illustrator for San Francisco based design agency Hatch. Hatch designs much of the branding for Coca-Cola, American Eagle, Pixar, and even JAQK Cellars!
Theory11 were looking to create a limited-edition deck of cards focused on Hellenistic Egypt’s religious and philosophical system of Hermeticism.
The royal court represents the three parts of wisdom – alchemy is represented by the jacks, astronomy by the queens, for example , and theurgy by the kings. The fundamental elements of alchemy: earth, fire, water, and air were applied to the suits.
Star Stack playing cards feature illustrations of famous astronomers and important astronomical constellations.
Dr Who is a long-running science-fiction television series produced by the BBC, first airing in 1963.
Quantum playing cards designed by Catherine Geaney.
Hodges’ pack dealing with astronomy had numeral cards carrying diagrams of constellations and their pictorial representations.
A pack illustrated by Jeffrey Bucholtz inspired by ancient Egypt’s religious and philosophical system of Hermeticism.
Charles Hodges produced engraved geographical and astronomical decks, London, c.1827-30.