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Artist Jonathan Burton Designs a Radically Retro Card Deck

By: Gil Haddi - Published: • References: jonathanburton.net & itsnicethat
Inspired by the quirky humor of eras past, the retro card deck design by Jonathan Burton features whimsical characters with a classically vintage feel.

Created as gifts for members of the Folio Society with Sheri Gee working as the art director, this playing deck has already won a silver medal at the Society of Illustration in New York. As the packaging states, the graphic illustrations on the card encapsulate some very "odd bods" including a scuba-diving king who wears a childish floaty, a cowboy Jack who has managed to lasso himself and a hyena-riding, tea-sipping Joker to name a few.

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