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25 February
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ARCADIA SIGNATURE cards. A bucolic imaginary world of artistic beauty

With an interesting combination of elegance and delicacy, Arcadia Playing Cards designs have offered us beautiful custom decks. The new campaign has a special meaning: ARCADIA SIGNATURE. The new deck is inspired by the idea behind the name of Arcadia, a region of ancient Greece that over time, and thanks to the artistic expressions of poets, sculptors and painters, became, along the Renaissance and Romanticism, an idyllic imaginary place marked by the peace and happiness of its inhabitants and their connection…

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07 February
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CLOCKWORK QUACKINGTON Playing Cards. God Save the Ducky!

Stephen W. Brandt (Swabbed Decks) began in early 2019 his original series of Clockwork decks in which high doses of imagination went through the mechanism of a clock to create very animated cards. Now the talented illustrator presents the funniest of his creations so far: CLOCKWORK: QUACKINGTON.     If the previous decks produced under his seal fig. 23 were inspired by the city of New York and the Art-Nouveau from Paris, this edition takes its references from London, picking up…

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01 February
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STORIES Playing Cards. The true duality of fairy tales

Continuing with the Artists Series to produce cool decks in collaboration with different talented creators, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) launched a couple months ago another successful project: STORIES. Illustrated by the Serbian Srdjan Vidakovic (Widakk), already a regular designer of Vanda decks, these cards explore the duality of those who inhabit the most traditional fairy tales. The original vision of the artist strips the soul of the characters that decorate the court cards with quotes that demonstrate that curious dichotomy sometimes invisible…

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31 January
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BICYCLE ROYALE Playing Cards. The bloody fight for a golden throne

The Signature Collection by Elite Playing Cards has always been made up of finely designed decks in which the details and elegance have set the standards for really striking finishes. A new member of this series has just been launched: ROYALE. Inspired by the bloody battles of four families for the royal throne, the story is full of passion, power and blood. If there are two colors more linked to these terms are red and gold, and these are the…

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30 January
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CENTURIO Playing Cards. Join this select centurion decks club

After the success of the PLANETS series in which a total of 17 decks were printed, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) embarks on a new epic adventure: CENTURIO. CENTURIO, dedicated to ancient Rome, is the first deck of a new series of ten dedicated to ancient civilizations designed by Russian artist Victor Kevruh. This establishes a new collaboration between David and a talented illustrator in the Artists Series in which other important creators have already participated. Victor’s style is very interesting. Specialized…

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24 January
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BICYCLE DISTILLED COPPER Playing Cards. Start up the still!

The Well Suited Playing Card Company is a young company whose goal is to produce high quality decks of collectable playing cards. They just launched their first deck: BICYCLE DISTILLED COPPER. This deck is actually the first in a series of three dedicated to distilled beverages. Inspired by the ancient art of producing distilled liquor, the decks will have a common design in the tuck cases.     This first deck stands out for its tuck case made of shiny…

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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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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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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…

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10 December
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V-TWIN Playing Cards. The free spirit of bikers

The leather, the speed and the roar of an engine is the real gasoline that moves a biker. Aristo Playing Cards launches a new deck: V-TWIN.     V-TWIN represents the spirit of those two-wheeled motor enthusiasts who turn their motorcycles into a true lifestyle. Away from the violent perception of those scary outlaw motorcycle clubs, this deck aims to approach this philosophy of life in a much quieter way but full of the same aesthetic force of the “Hell’s…