Artisan Playing Cards are featured in the latest issue of Departures Magazine!
Departures “Necessary Luxuries” section chronicles luxury items celebrities cannot live without. In this issue, they interviewed David Copperfield. One of Copperfield’s “necessary luxuries” was our Artisan Playing Cards, which Copperfield tagged “the best playing cards ever produced.”
The article features an awesome picture by James Wojcik of a house of cards. Artisans are back in stock and available for immediate shipping at theory11.
The PERFECT Valentine’s Day Gift. Love Me Playing Cards, inspired by Curtis Kulig’s global street art campaign. An elegant design and universal message.
Curtis Kulig’s art began on the streets of LA with one simple phrase: “Love Me”. Today, that signature statement has transcended the street to become the latest trend in fashion, art exhibitions, and now – playing cards. Love Me Playing Cards feature an original Ace of Spades, Joker, Back Design, Box Design, Sticker Seal, and Ace of Hearts – renamed the Ace of Love.
Posted by Jonathan Bayme on July 20th, 2012 in New Releases, Playing Cards
JAQK Cellars is a prestigious winery based in Napa Valley, California. Their wine bottles, themed with playing card art, are remarkably intricate in design.
In July of 2011, theory11 released a special edition set of playing cards in collaboration with the winery. Today, we announce the second edition: JAQK Cellars Playing Cards – Red Edition. These premium playing cards are wrapped in a gorgeous, foil-stamped tuck case made from FSC-Certified French Paper. The cards themselves have 52 custom faces, including 12 custom court cards designed and illustrated from scratch.
They are breathtaking. And they are limited edition. And you should check them out. Right now!
“The world’s finest” playing cards just got a little bit finer! Tonight at 11:00pm EST, we unveil a limited edition of Monarch Playing Cards. Since release, Monarchs have been critically acclaimed as among the world’s finest: the most premium playing cards.
The Monarch White Edition is currently only available in limited release windows. This first release window tonight is limited to 250 decks. Summary: you’re going to have to act quickly! They will sell out in minutes. Elegant, simple, and breathtaking. To see details and be a part of the event, check ‘em out now!
Posted by Jonathan Bayme on October 31st, 2011 in Contests, Playing Cards, Podcasts
Today is Monday, October 31st – and that means TWO things! First, the prerelease event for Monarch Playing Cards occurred this morning. They sold out in 90 seconds! Don’t worry, though – if you didn’t pick some up, the countdown is closing in to the public release on 11/11.
Monarchs are the most high-end playing cards ever produced. 111 of you will be getting a deck in the mail this week – 11 days before the public release! They are breathtaking, and we’re excited to announce their release with our holiday contest on 11/11.
Posted by Michael James on September 23rd, 2011 in New Releases, Playing Cards
Aristocrat playing cards are now available! A reinvention of a classic, timeless design. The Aristocrats will not be a collector’s item – they already ARE a collector’s item.
The design and handling screams elegance and class. With rich reds and stark navy blue, the backs show a hint of richness, intricacy, and universal appeal.
A premium, refined collector’s item, and an incredible deck that has been the choice of more professionals than any other.
The Aristocrats have fought and earned their place in the hands of the industry’s finest creators over the past century.
The Aristocrat Bank Notes are back, and they’re back in style.
Posted by Zach Mueller on July 19th, 2011 in New Releases, Playing Cards
The original Bicycle Titanium Edition decks sold out, and due to high demand, we wanted to bring ‘em back. But they were lookin’ lonely, so this time, they brought friends: Titanium Tally-Ho’s and Titanium Bee’s – in blue and red.
All six decks featured embossed tuck cases printed on imported paper. Check out all six new decks on our playing cards page, and be sure to check out the latest episode of The Insider to learn more about them.
Based on original artwork created by an award winning winery in Napa Valley, they feature imported, French paper and embossed, metallic accents.
The first edition printing in 2008 sold for $9.00 per deck, and quickly skyrocketed to $35 (per deck!) on eBay.
This new edition was printed using theory11 quality card stock, resulting in a feel and finish that can only be described as “amazing.” Feel them, see them. You’ll be in love.
Tonight we are happy to announce the newest edition of Bee Stingers are now available. After months of the original edition being out of stock, the beloved Stingers are back with a fresh touch of red.
The US Playing Card Company introduced the world to Bee Stingers through exclusive distribution to casinos internationally. Today, we offer them to YOU for the first time in history, with premium Aristocrat stock.
We listened to your feedback on the first edition Stingers – and we used it to improve the stock, feel, and finish. Available in red and printed on the finest Aristocrat stock to ensure durability, fanning capability, and snap. You can check out the new Stingers in all of their glory, along with the brand new trailer right HERE.
Posted by Jonathan Bayme on April 1st, 2011 in Playing Cards
Tonight we are very excited to release something we’ve been working on for quite some time. A timeless, classic design – masterfully updated. We are now proud to offer the first ever METALLIC deck of Bicycle® playing cards.
Your favorite cards, fully optimized and transformed into something you have never seen before. Bicycle® playing cards have been the industry standard for over a century. They have been and will continue to be the choice for card enthusiasts around the world.
Available in two colors - Steel Blue and Crimson Red – the Bicycle Titanium Edition playing cards were printed using the finest quality stock and finish. For all information on the new Bicycle Titanium Edition, and to check out the brand new trailer, click HERE.