Browse by Tag - NPCC

post-thumb-single
14 August
0

WALHALLA Playing Cards. A new vision of the epic Norse mythology in two luxurious decks

Mythology is a huge source of artistic inspiration and Norse mythology has been especially used during the last years. Today I bring you a new deck inspired by the magical world of the Norse Gods: WALHALLA.. When a soldier dies in combat, he is brought to the presence of Odin in Valhalla or Freia in Fólkvangr, the best know god and goddess of Norse mythology. Inspired by these gods, the WALHALLA decks take a tour of the family tree and the…

post-thumb-single
21 July
0

LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE RAT Playing Cards. The second deck of the Chinese lunar calendar

Continuing with the series that successfully started a few months ago, Nomads Playing Cards has released the second deck: LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE RAT. This series takes as reference the relationship between the nomads of Xiongnu in ancient Mongolia and the well-known Chinese lunar calendar represented by 12 animals. In this calendar each animal is related to the lunar year of birth and also marks, according to its beliefs, the destiny of each person. This project is part…

post-thumb-single
30 June
0

COLORES DE COLOMBIA Playing cards. A deck with the newness of fresh coffee

Colombia is a country of contrasts, of jungle beauty, with aromas of freshly ground coffee and multicolored flora and fauna. Falling in love with Colombia, like many other places in the world, is not complicated, and that happened to Marco Luzi, a Milanese globetrotter who is now beginning his first venture in the world of playing cards design: COLORES DE COLOMBIA.     This deck is Marco’s personal tribute to a country that he is passionate about. He has tried…

post-thumb-single
06 May
0

EPHEMERID PRECIOUS METAL Playing cards. Letterpress technique at the service of creative beauty

A year ago, an exceptional person (both from a human and creative point of view) appeared on the card design scene. Although it was the very first playing cards project for  Fabien Barral (Mr. Cup), his experience in the field of design and crowdfunding was huge so the success of Ephemerid Playing Cards was epic with more than 1100 sponsors. Now, after fulfilling his first campaign, he has launched a new one: EPHEMERID PRECIOUS METAL. This campaign takes advantage of all…

post-thumb-single
29 March
0

LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE PIG Playing Cards. The first of an impressive and zodiacal series of decks

Last year, a passionate group of young creators called Nomads Playing Cards launched a deck inspired by constellations and astrology. Although the project ended unfunded, they did not rule out it but decided to do it even stronger. Now, they present the first deck of the series: LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE PIG. This series takes as reference the relationship between the nomads of Xiongnu in ancient Mongolia and the well-known Chinese lunar calendar represented by 12 animals. In this…

post-thumb-single
12 March
0

TANK MASTERS Playing Cards. The armored deck of the World War II

Wars are the ultimate demonstration of human’s inability to solve a problem in a civilized manner but have also forged our history and unfortunately remain, for many citizens of the world, a frightening reality they live every day. We must not lose the opportunity to remember the horrors of war to prevent its recurrence. . Max (Max Playing Cards) The latest of the “big” wars, World War II, has been the inspiration for the talented Ukrainian artist, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) to create…

post-thumb-single
25 November
0

MILITARY PIN-UP Playing Cards. The armed beauty

Among all the artists that have gone through Max Playing Cards, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) is undoubtedly one of the most talented. His technique of hyperrealistic digital design is one of his main creative attractions whose mastery has been demonstrated in decks such as Golden Age or El Recuerdo. Now, he presents his latest creation: MILITARY PIN-UP. In this new deck, the artist recreates two of his great pictorial hobbies. On the one hand, as a great fan of Gil Elvgren‘s work, Sviatoslav…

post-thumb-single
23 October
0

“DON’T KILL THE MESSENGER” and MONGOL EMPIRE decks. Genghis Khan comes back to your playing cards

More than 100 million people in an area of over 33 million square kilometers made the Mongol Empire the largest contiguous land empire in the history. This civilization has seldom served as an inspiration for the creation of contemporary cards, and yet at this moment we can find two projects that, although from different artists, have this common theme.   DON’T KILL THE MESSENGER Under this shocking name we find a deck of superb design, full of elegant details and…

post-thumb-single
28 June
0

THE KELLY GANG deck. Outlandish Playing Cards very easy to catch

The stories about bandits have always been exciting and, even despite being outlaws persecuted for justice, many of them have become legendary heroes. This is the case of Ned Kelly and his gang that now receive a tribute in the form of a deck of cards: THE KELLY GANG. Son of an Irish father, a convict transferred to the British colony of Victoria (Australia) in the mid-nineteenth century, Ned Kelly grew up with an indelible idea about rebellion against the English…

post-thumb-single
24 June
0

EL RECUERDO: MUERTOS ILUMINADOS Playing Cards. The fourth deck of a series full of beauty and tradition

One month ago, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) launched his decks EL RECUERDO. His talent as a designer made this campaign a success in which all stretch goals were unlocked including the three editions offered as stretch goals.     The artist also created a very special fourth edition that wasn’t funded and has been just released in a new campaign: EL RECUERDO: Muertos Iluminados.     This deck brings new designs on faces, back and tuck case although it keeps as reference the…