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07 February
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HorROAR! Playing Cards. First exclusive images form the terrific new deck by Ace Collectable Cards

A new deck is being prepared. It is HorROAR!, the second deck by Ace Collectable Cards. Their first work, Four Seasons, was successfully funded on Kickstarter and the talent of Justin Hussain is underway for a new creation. The inspiration this time comes from the classic horror, with a completely new and original artwork in which each suit represents a different set of characters: vampires, ghosts, witches and werewolves.     Max Playing Cards has had exclusive access to the first…

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03 February
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Day of the Dolls Playing Cards. Dead girls were never so beautiful

If we list the most popular themes for playing cards fans according the latest successful projects and classic collecting trends I am sure that pinups and Day of the Dead would be, without doubt, part of that list. But wait, what about mixing both? Do you think it is impossible? No, it’s not. In fact, Stephen Lewis has done it in a set of stunning decks called DAY OF THE DOLLS. Stephen partnered with the artist Michael Axt to hand draw illustrations and convert…

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31 January
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BICYCLE HESSLERS Playing Cards. Functional coloring for everyone

  A few days ago I had the opportunity to meet Matt Hessler, a friendly creator who took the courageous decision to produce by himself his own deck of cards: BICYCLE HESSLERS. As a lover of playing cards designs and also of traditional cards, it caught my attention at first sight because it looked like a traditional deck with really attractive colors. So I wanted to know a little more about it and his creator to, of course, share everything with…

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21 January
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PRIMO Playing Cards by Edgy Brothers. Classic cards with a MOD touch

Edgy brothers already have their place in the Hall of Fame of card designing. Following successful campaigns in which they have shown not only a superb quality designs but also a fantastic service to their backers and fans, they present a completely new and different deck: PRIMO.     Primo is an important change of style in Edgy Brothers’ work. Leaving their colorful and ornate designs in their previous decks, they have created this one in a more classical style, but…

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19 January
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BICYCLE VINCENT’S ROYALS Playing Cards. The reinterpretation of a great master’s portraits

Collectable Playing Cards have already produced their own “Signature Art” series with playing cards such as Sistine or Old Masters. Now, they present a new deck inspired by one of the most important artists in the history: BICYCLE VINCENT’S ROYALS. Vincent Van Gogh’s life is one of the most stormy and intense (though short) that an artist can have. A prolific painter full of contradictions whose different stages and experiences marked his life and his paintings. One of these stages devoted to portraits has…