Entries by Max

PlayingCardDecks.com celebrates the 5th anniversary with a commemorative deck (and a special discount)

In addition to making me feel older, birthdays remind me of how long I’ve been writing about playing cards and how many people I’ve met over the years. One of the most solid relationships I’ve had thanks to Max Playing Cards has been with Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com), who is celebrating 5 years of successful adventure […]

MECHANIMALS playing cards. The epic and the history of playing cards in a fabulous edition

Celsius Pictor,  experienced illustrator and art director, joins Max Playing Cards in launching a true work of art turned into a deck, deeply rooted in the culture and history of playing cards and in its own language: MECHANIMALS. For his creations, the artist uses a very thorough mixed technique that combines collage from old 19th-century engravings […]

ETHEREAL DREAMS Playing Cards. A captivating meeting of the history of poker and tarot with the delicate beauty of women

In 2021 I had the pleasure of collaborating on the production of Professor Tate’s decks with David Bollt, a talented visionary artist in love with playing cards who has already become a great friend. The project was a huge success with over 5,000 decks printed. As soon as the campaign was fulfilled, we started working on […]