Non-standard Uruguayan playing cards featuring medieval caricatures designed by Alvaros with advertising backs for Copri Correo Privado, 2000.
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 Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
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.
Two very remarkable tarots by the award winning Dutch cartoonist Marcel Ruijters.
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other Disney characters on a pack made for Eastern Europe.
Traditional Italian card game with comic designs by Benito Jacovitti.
This tarot deck captures the idealised Eastern world's magic from the eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
Newtropolis and the Fantastic Fur: Heroes vs. Villains playing cards illustrated by Peter Wood, 2015...
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...
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.
‘Scarfes Bar’ satirical playing cards with cartoons by Gerald Scarfe, United Kingdom.
The Cooper Union caricature playing cards illustrated by Gerry Gersten, United States, c. 1987
Commedia dell’Carte political transformation cards illustrated by Stef van Stiphout, Belgium, 1977. ...
Colourful figures associated with the annual festival held in Vilafranca, Catalonia.
Preposterous playing cards by Simon Drew published by British Heritage Ltd, Herts.
Colourful and attractive designs by Violeta Monreal, inspired by stained glass through the ages.
Figures from French history restyled for a younger audience published by Quelle Histoire, 2015.
Three different packs of cards featuring traditional Chinese face painting and Chinese opera masks.
Political playing cards produced by Oliver Preston at the time of the 2015 UK Parliamentary election...
Panorama playing cards included with a weekly news magazine published in Milan, Italy, c. 1979.
“Joker’s wild: Dubya’s trick deck” satirical playing cards published by Seven Stories Press in 2004....