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BLACK MAGIC Playing Cards. A playful vision of the dark arts of magic

Besides producing his own designs, Robert Tomlinson (Barclay Mountain Co.) collaborates with other artists to convert their artwork in real decks. This is the case of BLACK MAGIC Playing Cards. These cards designed by the Russian artist Philip (Fil) Kustov are inspired by the fantasy of black magic with a more casual interpretation and comic style…

Apollo 11 Playing Cards. One giant leap for mankind

One of the most famous (and also controversial) space missions in history was Apollo 11. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first step of man on the moon and, to celebrate it, Robert Tomlinson (Barclay Mountain Co.) has launched a very special deck: APOLLO 11.     The deck gathers in its faces a…

BICYCLE HOMETOWN Series. Playing cards to preserve the historical memory of the United States

Robert Tomlinson (Barclay Mountain Co.) is one of those men true to their roots. His work as a playing cards creator has brought us along last years many historical references from the United States, especially through their conflicts through the Unrest series. Over the past few years, Robert has been working very hard to preserve…

BICYCLE DIVIDE OF A NATION Playing Cards. Political conspiracies and hidden treasures

The history of the United States is full of secrets, mysteries and conspiracies. If there is an expert in converting that part of the history into playing cards, it is precisely Robert Tomlinson (Barclay Mountain Co.). After his success with Rise of a Nation, which opened the Decoded History series and talked about the secrets…

RISE OF A NATION Playing Cards. Masonic secrets hidden in the corners of the deck

Robert Tomlinson is an experienced playing cards designer and producer that founded his own Playing Cards Company. He created fantastic and popular projects such as the Unrest Series, Titanic or Gettysburg decks. Unfortunately, some personal issues unfairly forced him to stop using his own name to go on working in this business but he is a strong and determined man…

POMPEII Playing Cards. The first deck of The Black Diamon ERUPTS

  In their last campaign, Gettysburg, the lovely couple Robert and Diane Tomlinson (Tomlinson Playing Card Company), told me about their plan to produce their own playing cards in order to create quality limited editions and reasonable prices. The result of this work is The Black Diamond, a new brand that already has its first…

Gettysburg Decks by Tomlinson Playing Card Company. The decisive battle

  July 1-3, 1863, during the American Civil War, a battle was fought. It involved the largest number of causalities of the entire war, having been considered the most decisive moment of the whole conflict: The Battle of Gettysburg . Among all the playing cards creators I know, the one most interested in the US…

Titanic Bicycle decks. The playing cards that will never sink

  After several successful campaigns, Robert and Diane Tomlinson launch one of the most amazing projects I have seen this year. It is a fantastic idea and very well executed: The Titanic Playing Cards.     Inspired on the sadly famous ship, the design of the deck is full of sensitivity and every detail has…

Colonial Unrest Bicycle Playing Cards. The last deck of the trylogy

  Robert Tomlinson designed a series dedicated to war conflicts from the United States Point of view. He already successfully funded the first and the second ones, Civil Unrest and Global Unrest, dedicated to civil and world wars. Each one had its own style and editions. He has recently launched the third and last of…

Relaunch of Bicycle Global Unrest deck. Jacks, Queens and Kings, heroes of the WWII

  After the success of Civil Unrest, his first playing cards project, and after a deep redesign process for the second one, the designer Robert J. Tomlinson faces the relaunch of the Bicycle Global Unrest deck.     Global Unrest is the second in a series of three decks related to military conflicts: Civil Unrest…

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