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26 May
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RIDER BACK METAL DECK BLUE Edition Playing Cards. Here it is! And you can not miss it

It’s here! The second and definitive version of the mythical deck: BICYCLE RIDER BACK METAL BLUE Edition. I spoke some days ago about the history of this deck, one of my most beloved creations, which is now available. A renewed METAL deck, with a new and intense blue color. Although the original faces design have been kept, both the ace of spades and the back also have the new blue color. Furthermore, I have been working along last months making…

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15 May
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RIDER BACK METAL DECK BLUE Edition Playing Cards. ONE week to launch

The BICYCLE METAL RIDER BACK deck opened the TEXTURE SERIES that I created from my deep passion for playing cards. It was not an award-winning deck nor received the support of professional media or magic and marketing gurus, but the campaign exceeded all my expectations, with more than 1000 backers and more than 5000 decks printed. More than two years later, it is virtually impossible to get the Metal Rider Back. It is completely sold out everywhere and only some sellers in…

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05 December
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3D MECHANIZED deck second edition. Playing cards and art in motion

Two years ago I had the opportunity to speak about a truly original deck, the 3D mechanized deck, the result of mixing talent and desire to do something different made by its creator, the artist Dale Mathis. That campaign was an overwhelming success with almost 150 thousand dollars collected. 3D mechanized deck had its cards inside a really striking tuck case made of a set of parts and gears forming a different and artistic packaging. In addition to the tuck case, the artist created other…

01 January
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Bicycle METAL Rider Back Playing Cards by Max. The VERY FIRST deck of the year 2015

  I am really happy because this new year will make my first design arrive to hundreds of places all around the globe: The Bicycle Metal Rider Back Deck. Many people have already received them and others will do really soon.     I have to say that working with the USPCC has been painful in many senses and I have been worried about the final product many times but after seeing the deck I have to admit I feel much…

02 October
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Bicycle METAL RIDER BACK deck. LIVE!

  A few weeks ago I talked about my first deck, the Bicycle METAL DECK, a reinterpretation of the classic Bicycle Rider Back with a metallic finish. Although the design was almost finished, some weeks of hard work have been necessary to get the final approval.     The deck has been already launched through Kickstarter. It will be produced by Collectable Playing Cards and the project is simple, without ultra-limited versions or different tuck case editions. I have tried to bring…

27 September
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Bicycle METAL RIDER BACK deck. Imminent launch

  A few weeks ago I talked about my first deck, the Bicycle METAL DECK, a reinterpretation of the classic Bicycle Rider Back with a metallic finish. Although the design was almost finished, some weeks of hard work have been necessary to get the final approval.     The deck will be launched in a few days through Kickstarter. It will be produced by Collectable Playing Cards and the project will be simple, without ultra-limited versions or different tuck case editions….

10 July
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METAL DECK by Max. The very first one of a series

  Max Playing Cards has been supporting and spreading the voice about playing card designs from artists all over the world. The main objective has always been to help them to see how their dreams come true and to see in the decks something more than a set of cards, but an authentic story. I also have a story and a dream, and I would be pleased to share them with you. After some years working and going up and…

25 December
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Metal and Bicycle playing cards. Made of real stainless steel and copper

  You have probably seen playing cards made of different materials: wood, carbon fiber, ceramic, … but this is the very first time someone offers a deck made of real stainless steel and cooper: Metal playing cards. Jeff (sorry, no more info) has launched a campaign offering not one but four different decks: two will be Bicycle branded, printed by the USPCC  with Magic finish. The other two will be made of real stainless steel and copper with a limited…

12 October
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3D Mechanized Deck. Dali’s spirit in a metal three-dimensional card box

  When the creativity and design on playing cards is day by day improving and changing, we have the opportunity to enjoy really amazing and original projects. This is a perfect example: The Metal and Mechanized 3D Playing Cards. The creator is the famous and talented artist Dale Mathis. The idea is so original that it is no easy to explain how it works, because this is not just a deck of cards, this is a inspired piece of mechanical…