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05 August
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SYMPHONY OF LIFE Playing Cards. The sun and the moon inspire beauty

A few months ago, Edvin Krishtofor surprised us with the Charlemagne deck, an true delight. Now, he leaves us breathless again with the beautiful editions of SYMPHONY OF LIFE. With a clear influence of the art-deco style, the designs take as the main inspiring elements the day and the night and build on them a story based on the vital balance. This story creates mythological characters in court cards that are associated with the human qualities. The jacks, the queens…

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15 April
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CHARLEMAGNE Playing Cards. The beautiful inspiration of a great Russian artist

Inside an ocean of card projects (to be honest, some better than others) sometimes you find small hidden gems that do not have the impact they should but that are full with history. This is the case of CHARLEMAGNE Playing Cards. Adolf Charlemagne was a renowned and talented Russian artist of the nineteenth century known for his historical, genre and battles scenes. Charlemagne was also the creator of a new unified design for the Russian playing cards, whose origins and…