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INCEPTION Playing Cards. The beginning of the search for knowledge

Every release by Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) is a new bet of quality design. Detailed illustrations have customized elegant playing cards full of not only art but also history and emotion. His latest work is INCEPTION. In this deck, Jody keeps the inspiration about the human nature and the innate search for the knowledge. This is…

DEVASTATION Playing Cards. There is still hope

The tragedy of war is that it uses man’s best to do man’s worst. Harry Emerson Fosdick   The perfectionist and talented artist, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards), after the success of Innovation,  has just launched a new deck: DEVASTATION. Devastation reflects on the innate (and contradictory) human need of using weapons to kill their own kind….

Innovation Playing Cards. When the ideas became a Revolution

    NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENTION   The second half of the 18th century and first half of he 19th century represent the basic framework of the so-called First Industrial Revolution. A turbulent period, with radical changes and full of new technologies applied to daily life and production processes. After paying tribute to…

Golden Spike Playing Cards. Two decks in the same train

  You might remember the artist Jody Eklund (Fluent, Inc.), illustrator of the cool and unfairly unfunded Hipster deck. He decided to face a new challenge and designed this amazing deck of cards: Golden Spike. Golden Spike is inspired by the 1st Transcontinental Railroad in the USA.  The name of the deck comes from the golden spike made…

Hipster deck. Independent culture, design and playing cards

  Jody Eklund is a Colorado based freelance illustrator and designer. He started up recently his own company Fluent, Inc. and he has decided to launch his first crowdfunding campaign, based on a playing cards design: The Hipster Deck. Following his wife’s suggestions, and having in mind the strong personality of the Hipster movement, he…

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