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Playing Cards Double As A Comprehensive Graphic Design Manual

Playing Cards Double As A Comprehensive Graphic Design Manual
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Each card of The Design Deck has a piece of useful information about graphic design.

by Leah Gonzalez
  • 15 april 2014

The Design Deck, created by designer Ben Barrett-Forrest of Forrest Media, is a deck of playing cards that is also a full graphic design manual.

Each of the 52 faces of the deck has a piece of useful information about graphic design and includes a visual example. The deck includes notes on design principles and concepts, design strategies and terminology, helpful quotes from influential designers, info about typography, history of design movements, and more.

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The deck will be printed in full color and on a casino-quality cardstock.

The Design Deck is currently on Kickstarter and has already raised more than its target and reached its stretch goal. The deck is being printed by renowned card-maker Bicycle. Backers can purchase their own deck for as low as $18 and expect them to ship around July.

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Check out the Kickstarter video below for more.

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