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14 January
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SOVEREIGN Playing Cards. Elegance that measures up to the European royalty

After the resounding success of Luminosity, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) shows his great versatility as a designer in his new campaign: SOVEREIGN. Classically inspired, these decks combine a refined design style full of details and profusely decorated with casual, colorful and emotion-filled illustrations. Two editions have been created with a change of color, blue and red, in the tuck case and the back.     The tuck cases are works of art with gold foil and embossing in an…

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10 January
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ECLIPSE COMIC Playing Cards. The reproduction of the first transformation deck printed in the USA

Continuing with the reproductions of old decks that have already made him very popular, Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) has just launched a new one: ECLIPSE COMIC. Originally printed in 1876 by F. H. Lowere, it is considered the first transformation deck printed in the United States and the first, of this type of deck, to include a joker. This reproduction will include two jokers to better fit to modern playing cards use.     Although high-resolution images provided by the University of…

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05 January
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Artist Deck 2 cards. The best way to enjoy a good English tea

One of the most relevant aspects in a custom deck of cards is the story behind it. However, there are times that cards become canvases in which the common thread is not the story but the art itself. This is the case of the work by Carne Griffiths, a renowned British artist who two years ago offered us the Artist deck, an original proposal with an interesting technique with calligraphic inks, graphite and liquids (such as tea and alcohol). After…

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19 December
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CHARMERS Playing Cards. A delightfully magical deck

After an inspiring career full of success based on effort and dedication,  Lotrek (OATH Playing Cards)  has become one of the most acclaimed card designers for his good work and his superb creations. His decks are always linked to the concept of elegance, good materials and innovation. He presents now a collaboration with the American magician Kellar O’Neil: CHARMERS. It does not cost any effort to connect these decks with their creator since each and every one of the decorative elements…

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17 December
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New decks by ART OF PLAY. Preparing Christmas time for all playing card fans

We are back with some of the new releases by ART OF PLAY   ACE FULTON’S CASINO: CLASSIC EDITION   After producing many variations of the Ace Fulton’s Casino playing cards created in 2012 as a collaboration between Dan and Dave and illustrator Dan Phillips, Art of Play has decided to revisit the original decks with a new touch for the traditional red and blue backs. Inspired by Las Vegas casino cards, Ace Fulton’s designs combine a retro style with a…