Brain Vessel Cargo’s fantastically illustrated playing cards feature a series of intricate nautical images, including pirate ship captains, ships, and sea creatures. When placed side by side, the special set of four decks forms an epic battle scene at sea.
We love the primitive pixel art on these playing cards, created in homage to 1980s video game systems and computers. The face cards are particularly awesome, but this is a case where even the numbered cards keep with the theme. Available in blue or red packs.
Designer Kevin Finn’s equine playing cards feature abstract line-art images of horses, with jockeys as the jokers. The images shown here are just design prototypes. The finished cards will be printed by the United States Playing Card Company, with gold metallic details.
Designer Olly Swinyard’s playing cards feature intricate line art drawings, which carry across not just on the face cards, but on each and every diamond, spade, club, and heart. Tiny details on the face cards reveal secrets of love and betrayal between the courts.
These unique playing cards feature wonderful illustrations by designer Brendan Hong. Each image is a reflection of Hong’s own Chinese heritage, and the theme carries across the entire court of face cards, on the card backs, the box and its seal.
Zach Mueller shows off one of the most impressive acts of cardistry we’ve seen, as he manages to keep cards nearly stationary as his hands move around them, creating the illusion that the cards are floating. If the cards don’t mesmerize you, his intense gaze will.
Designer Ade Suryana’s exquisite playing cards feature a new spin on classic card designs, with intricate vintage-style green backs, a tapered look to its numbers and suit designs, and unique face cards.
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