Irish Playing Cards
Playing card designs based on motifs from early Irish manuscripts and metalwork. See the extra card►
Member since February 01, 1996
Founder 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.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
Geometric designs by the French artist Jean Garçon for Knoll International, the furniture company.
Modern designs by Italian artist Marcello Morandini using the simplest of forms and colours.
Free reinterpretation of the traditional Paris pattern courts by the artist Claude Weisbuch.
“Don’t come back” playing cards produced by Hounslow NHS Primary Care Trust and Feltham Young Offend...
Famous people associated with Nicolas Fouquet’s splendid château of Vaux-le-Vicomte.
Dinosaurs from different ages and locations, with artwork by Virginijus Poshkus.
‘Star Wars: a New Hope’ playing cards to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film Star Wars, USA, ...
A flicker pack with different backs, advertising the Saab 900 Convertible motor car.
A celebration of some of Ireland’s most famous patriots, politicians and poets.
This tarot deck captures the idealised Eastern world's magic from the eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
National Railway Museum with drawings by Stuart Black, United Kingdom, 1993.
Newtropolis and the Fantastic Fur: Heroes vs. Villains playing cards illustrated by Peter Wood, 2015...
54 classic images from a bygone age of railway travel from the National Railway Museum, York.
Colourful card game featuring the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man and some of his fearsome advers...
A Spanish-suited pack as conceived by 48 different artists from the region of Murcia.
Bold designs by Jacques Auriac representing people and enterprises for which the town of Issy-les-Mo...
Detailed pen and ink drawings of the major arcana by the German artist Helmut Wonschick.
Original designs by French artist Jean Vérame, with clubs replaced by four-leaf clovers to bring goo...
Baraxa Galega designed by F. Perez Llamosas and published by Naipes Heraclio Fournier, 1983.
Secrets of the Far East playing cards featuring the designs of Violeta Monreal , Spain, c. 1991.
Ases de la pintura / Masters of painting playing cards made by Naipes Comas, Spain, c.1990.
Publicity pack for the Danish company, Velux, manufacturers of roof windows and skylights.
Art for Life playing cards illustrated by Francesc Artigau i Seguí for the British Red Cross, 2014. ...
Commedia dell’Carte political transformation cards illustrated by Stef van Stiphout, Belgium, 1977. ...
Rembrandt playing cards published by the Rembrandthuis (The Rembrandt House Museum) in Amsterdam. ...
54 black and white photographs of solo singers, duos and groups popular around 1990.
54 different paintings from the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery, London.