Playing cards is one of the most interesting board games of all times. They are played in all parts of the world by people of different ages, cultures and tastes. Owing to this, playing cards are often made into most interesting and creative designs. So, in this post I am going to showcase how certian designers have spread out their creativity on playing cards.
From usage of different materials like gold, paper and plastic to application of various art forms like geometric patterns, illustrations and themetic desings, these playing cards add to the amusement of the game manifolds.
I’ve given the source with each design from where you can buy them. So, go ahead, give it a look and take your pick.
These luxury gold foil playing cards are an ideal way to impress anyone. It’s a set of 52 cards with 2 jokers, and come with a certificate of authenticity. [Price: $24.99]
Rocca means hexagon in Japanese. With these creative cards you can not just play typical card games, but also build a flat tower of cards along the way. [Price: $62]
This amazing set of playing cards is an absolute must-have for card collectors. They have been designed as a tribute to the WW II military plane Stealth. [Price: $7.99]
Manufactured in United States, this minimalistic set of cards looks just awesome! The back of the cards feature simple black pattern, and the front has nice typography and colors. [Price: $15]
These green playing cards are The MGCO 3rd edition deck. They feature unique colors, typography, and icons. They are 250% larger than 2nd edition which helps us the see card elements better. [Price: $15]
Cult Movie Cards were launched on Kickstarter and has gained ÃÂ£7,420 from of ÃÂ£4,000 of their goal. These cool cards feature central characters from the most popular movies of our time, and both front and back look stylish. [Price: ÃÂ£22]
Here is one more set of golden playing cards in this collection. However, these are made out of plastic, not real gold – just to make sure you know. [Price: $62]
Do you know that when cards first appeared in Europe in the 14th century, they were designed to represent European royalty and nobility. This set of cards is desined the same way. [Price: $14]
This interesting set of playing cards features illustrations drawn by John Teniel from “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll. Each of 54 cards bears the image of a character from the book. [Price: $15]
This set of cards will be perfect for those of you who love the hip hop culture. The front features different hip hop artists drawn with calligraphy brush pens, and the back of the cards features retro-looking cassette. [Price: $32]
To all video game fans, this set of playing cards is just for you! These amazing cards feature pixels with transparent grid which creates optical effect. [Price: $10]
These playing cards are designed by a popular illustrator Jaime Margery. They feature images of Frank Underwood, Claire Underwood and Doug Stamper – famous characters of Netflix series “House of Cards”. [Price: $19]
These hillarious playing cards are decorated with black-and-white illustrated faces and doodles. The back of the cards features colorful doodle ribbons. [Price: $88]
If you don’t feel like playing a card game, you can use this set of plywood cards to build different models. Using these you can literally construct a House of Cards. [Price: $43]
This cute set of cards features a unique white rabbit doing different things. The reverse side is the same for all cards, a bunny that is playing piano. [Price: $15]
Inspired by the iconic 70’s cult classic, the Warriors, these black playing cards are truly unique. The front of the cards is black with yellow and red icons, while the back includes floral patterns. [Price: $13]
What is so special about these cards? It was produced by Bicycle Playing Cards, which are the most widely used playing cards in the whole world. The minimalistic combination of white, black and orange looks amazing. [Price: $15]
Programming Language Playing Cards is the best set here made specifically for developers and programming nerds out there. Each card features a code snippet describing it in a different programming language. [Price: $18]
This is a steampunk/sci fi themed deck of playing cards featuring hand-drawn artwork. The reverse of the cards has a unique machinic design with turquoise and gold colors. [Price: $12.77]
Instead of a traditional set of suits, these playing cards feature Hip hop, Rock, Pop and fashion suits. In a minimalist style, this deck of cards mention celebrities from the world of music, art, and fashion, for example, Kanye West, Jay Z, Lady Gaga, and Michael Jackson. [Price: $8]