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Contemporary Gaming

Classic game boards are given design-focused makeovers

Implications - Designers appeal to the fashion-forward consumer with artistic takes on classic board game concepts. Reimagined as streamlined versions with an emphasis on abstraction and aesthetic design, such takes on game concepts provide an alternative for those aiming to maintain a sophisticated theme in all aspect of their decor.
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Industrial Chess Sets
Industrial Chess Sets
This Portable Chess Set Makes It Easy to Set Up a Game Anywhere
London-based designer Nick Rawcliffe created a portable chess set that allows consumers to play the classic board game anywhere. Although chess is an extremely popular game, the pieces required to... MORE
Sophisticated Kids Toys
Sophisticated Kids Toys
The Wood and Aluminum Connect Four Game is a Work of Art
When you think of kids toys, images of bright colors and hard plastic likely come to mind, but that’s anything but the case with the Wood and Aluminum Connect Four Game, which is as chic as it... MORE
Organized Magnetic Chess Sets
Organized Magnetic Chess Sets
The 'Preset Chess' Travel Chess Set Keeps Pieces Ready to Play
Traditional travel chess sets require players to setup the pieces every time they want to play, so the ‘Preset Chess’ looks to help eliminate this occurrence. Instead of simply putting... MORE
Sci-Fi Battle Board Games
Sci-Fi Battle Board Games
This Star Wars: The Force Awakens Chess Set is Beautifully Crafted
The traditional chess set has an age-old design that has indeed stood the test of time, but for those that want an update on the design are sure to love the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Chess Set,... MORE
Flattened Chess Sets
Flattened Chess Sets
The Got Chess? Set is Inspired by a Stylish Leather Notebook
If you like to play chess, the Got Chess? set by quirky designer Peter Baeten is stylish and portable version of the traditional game. Baeten says he developed Got Chess? after being inspired by... MORE
Colorful Chess Sets
Colorful Chess Sets
XYZ Integrated Architecture Designs an Abstract Version of the Strategy Game
As far as colorful chess sets, the one designed by XYZ Integrated Architecture is incredibly avant-garde. Taking on abstract cone shapes that range in size and color to determine what role it plays... MORE
Stackable Feline Boardgames
Stackable Feline Boardgames
Cat Jenga is the Perfect Pastime for Those Who Simply Adore Cats
If you’re familiar with the classic board game Jenga in which you stack wooden blocks and avoid them from toppling over, then you’re no doubt going to get a kick out of Cat Jenga. Taking... MORE

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