Kickstarter: Bicycle Nouveau Playing Cards by Bona Fide Playing Cards

Bicycle Nouveau deck is inspired by the historical and mythological heroes and heroines traditionally featured in the French playing cards since the 16th century. As for the art style and design, Bona Fide Playing Cards wanted to pay tribute to the philosophical and artistic trend Art Nouveau, promoted and popularized in France and contemporary to the birth of the first Bicycle Playing Cards in the late 19th century.

The deck is planned to be printed by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC).


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Posted by on 24.01.2015 in Kickstarter, USPCC


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2015 [week 3] – Upcoming Decks

  1. Icons Playing Cards: The Imperial Edition by Lotrek [on Kickstarter: Tuesday 20 Jan at 5:00 pm EST]
  2. Bicycle Anne Stokes Steampunk Playing Cards [January-February, 2015]
  3. Bicycle 130th Anniversary Deck [January-February, 2015]
  4. Gettysburg Playing Cards [no final name] by RJ Tomlinson [on Kickstarter in February, 2015]
  5. № 17th Playing Cards v. 02 by Stockholm17 Playing Cards [on Kickstarter in February, 2015]
  6. De’vo’s Signature Series “Card Masters” [February-March, 2015]
  7. Delicious Semi-Transformation Playing Cards by Emmanuel José [on Kickstarter in 2015]
  8. Sport [no final name] Semi-Transformation Playing Cards [unknown]

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Posted by on 20.01.2015 in Upcoming Decks


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Bēhance: Classic Cocktails Playing Cards by Rujun Christine Liu

Several playing card artworks created by an American artist, Rujun Christine Liu. These are for her concepts class. Artworks are inspired by fashion of the mid-20th century and classic cocktails.

© Rujun Christine Liu 2013

The King of Spades


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Posted by on 15.12.2014 in Behance, Playing Card Art


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Playing Card Art: Playing Cards by Quentin Vijoux

These playing card artworks were created by a French artist, Quentin Vijoux. He planned to create Tarot cards but didn’t have enough knowledge in the field of Tarot. So, the artist created several sketches of playing cards which are more common for traditional Anglo-French playing cards. These are quite vivid and funny. Quentin decided to change his direction of art for his real Tarot, so these will be only artworks… or…

© Quentin Vijoux 2012

The King of Clubs


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Posted by on 14.12.2014 in Playing Card Art


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DeviantART: King of Hearts (Brandon Flowers) by Heloísa S. Flores

A Brazilian artist, Heloísa S. Flores (HFlores), designed a playing card dedicated to Brandon Flowers. I guess the King of Hearts as a choice of a card is a way to show her admiration for him.

Brandon Richard Flowers is an American musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist. He is best known as the frontman of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers.

© Heloísa S. Flores (HFlores) 2012

The King of Hearts – Brandon Flowers


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Bēhance: Retro Playing Cards by Sarah Stephens

Sarah Stephens is a Canadian artist. She had to design three sets of playing cards as part of a school project. Each set should have its own style: a retro set, a contemporary set and a futuristic set. Here you can see the retro set of Diamonds as the most practical example of her designs.

© Sarah Stephens 2014

Retro Playing Cards: Courts


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Posted by on 12.12.2014 in Behance, Playing Card Art


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Playing Card Art: The Queen of Diamonds by Ryan Wood

This Green Queen of Diamond was designed by an American artist, Ryan Wood. One way, quite unusual size of the card, but amazing artwork.

© Ryan Wood 2006

The Queen of Diamonds






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