Dan & Dave Playing Cards

Dan & Dave Playing Cards

Dan & Dave Buck founded the Art of Play emporium in 2014. A wonder emporium of sorts offering a collection of playing cards, puzzles, games and amusements.

Dan & Dave playing cards are well respected among collectors and cardist alike. Their decks are of the highest quality both visually and technically. Once you handle any Dan & Dave playing cards, your be an instant fan for life.

£14.00

The official 2019 Cardistry-Con playing cards designed by Dan and Dave. Inspired by old-school analog graphics featuring a retro monogram design. Developed for cardistry, the unique back creates a fun animated optical illusion when in motion. Hand-assembled inside a letterpress-printed tuck box sealed with a wraparound label.

Printed with vegetable-based ink on eco-friendly paper harvested from sustainable forests by The United States Playing Card Co.

Limited Edition of 5,000. Only 2,500 are being made available online with the rest reserved for the attendees of Cardistry-Con 2019 in Portland, Or., July 19-21st.

£20.00

Ace Fulton's Vintage Back playing cards are the original design from the highly collectable Ace Fulton’s Casino playing cards. Never before has this version seen print however after seven years and eleven editions they thought it would be fun to finally release the Vintage Backs.

Ace Fulton Vintage Back playing cards are now completely sold out. In fact they were only sold in extremely limited quantities and for thirteen hours only!! We managed to get a small supply on behalf of a few of our customers, these are the decks we have spare. When they are gone, they are gone forever!

This super rare edition features a bronze metallic back and custom ace of spades.

Printed by the U.S. Playing Card Co. on D&D's trademark thin stock. Housed inside a premium letterpress-printed tuck box.

£9.58
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Limited Release. Now available in Black!

For the ramblers. For the gamblers. Whichever hand life deals you, Drifters playing cards remind us the journey is the destination.

Every shuffle and cut of the cards is a reminder to never settle, to chase a life of freedom. The wilderness holds the answers, like the cards held in your hands. For those who seek adventure upon the horizon, be sure to pack a deck of Drifters.

Featuring a custom letter-pressed tuck case and beautifully illustrated faces, Drifters was designed by Curtis Jenkins, illustrator of Monarchs playing cards, in collaboration with Dan and Dave. Proudly printed to the highest possible standards by the U.S. Playing Card Company.

£14.00

Official Smokey Bear playing cards. Produced in association with the USDA Forest Service, the cards feature Smokey and twelve of his closest woodland friends, along with fire-prevention tips illustrated throughout the deck by Sam Larson.

Packaged in a nostalgic letterpress-printed tuck box. Sustainably-produced using FSC certified paper and vegetable-based inks on our trademark thin-stock and finish. Printed by The United States Playing Card Company.

£19.00

Lepidopterist is the study of butterflies and within this luxurious deck, we invite you to explore the natural beauty of nature combined with architectural details inspired by the elegant Art Nouveau era of the early 1900s.

Originally released on Kickstarter by the designer Ethan Kowaleski in a green colorway, the cards have since become highly collectible. In collaboration with the artist, we are pleased to announce a brand new limited edition Lepidopterist deck in Pink.

Packaged in a luxurious letterpress-printed tuck box with gold foil accents. Sustainably produced using FSC certified paper and vegetable-based inks on our trademark thin-stock and finish. Printed by The United States Playing Card Company.

£24.00
Cabinetarium is a shuffled gallery of surrealist fantasy, unlike any other deck of playing cards the world has ever seen. Cabinetarium is a collection of 55 original works hand-drawn by award-winning illustrator Armando Veve.

Veve's fantastic creatures, absurd objects, and exotic fantasies combine to create a singular vision—a mythic assemblage of ideas that will stir the imagination and quicken the pulse. Browse through the illustrations and marvel at a mastery of craft that evokes echoes of Bosch, Escher, and Dali.

The cards of the Cabinetarium are housed in a marvelous conceptual cabinet of magnificent detail, intricately embossed and adorned with gold foil. Each deck is carefully packaged by hand.

£16.00

Gaslamp Playing Cards are a tribute to the historic Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California, and celebrate the district's beautiful Victorian characteristics and eclectic past. Jeff Trish illustrates them in style reminiscent of nineteenth-century line engraving with intricate details and subtle hints of folklore throughout.

Gaslamp Playing Cards are sustainably printed by The United States Playing Card Company using FSC certified paper and vegetable-based inks on our trademark stock and finish.

£17.00
Fulton's Clip Joint Playing Cards celebrate our fascination with cinema and the art of the grift. Taking inspiration from vintage Los Angeles and Film Noir.
Back in stock for the first time in over ten years and in a striking new colorway.

Designed by Brad Fulton in collaboration with Dan and Dave. Printed by The U.S. Playing Card Co. on thin stock.

Limited Editon of 2,500.