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Custom poker size playing cards inspired by Art nouveau jewelry, depicting the original heroes & heroines from the 16th c. French decks
Custom poker size playing cards inspired by Art nouveau jewelry, depicting the original heroes & heroines from the 16th c. French decks
300 backers pledged €12,525 to help bring this project to life.

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15-day campaign; playing cards inspired by Art nouveau jewelry, depicting the original heroes & heroines from the 16th c. French decks

Nouveau BIJOUX Playing Cards

€12,525

300

Nouveau BIJOUX Playing Cards is a redux version of  NOUVEAU Playing Cards (UC 2016 Deck)

NOUVEAU & NOUVEAU BOURGOGNE Playing Cards (©Anthony Ingrassia - sparkz) & Gran Reserva boxes
NOUVEAU & NOUVEAU BOURGOGNE Playing Cards (©Anthony Ingrassia - sparkz) & Gran Reserva boxes

 

Nouveau BIJOUX is a custom deck of playing cards (poker size) designed by Karin Yan from Bona fide Playing Cards and manufactured by Expert Playing Card Company.

Nouveau BIJOUX stays true to the original idea behind the NOUVEAU Playing Cards: A design inspired by the historical and mythological heroes and heroines traditionally featured in the French playing cards since the 16th century. The art style and design pay tribute to the philosophical and artistic trend Art nouveau

BIJOUX adds an extra touch to this inspiration with a design that reminds us of the intricate nouveau jewelry. With a redesigned tuck, back, aces, pips and significant changes on the courts, BIJOUX brings the jewelry feel with each and every card.

 

  • 100% Custom playing cards deck
  • Limited Edition (one printing, never to be reprinted)
  • Poker size
  • 54 cards
  • Printed by EPCC
  • Master Finish quality
  • METALLIC INK

Like the original deck, BIJOUX is inspired in the historical and mythological characters some believe were used for the creation of the first decks in Rouen during the 16th century. As for the art style, it was inspired by Art Nouveau jewelry. Art Nouveau is a style of decorative art, architecture and design promoted and popularized in Paris in the late 19th century and characterized by intricate linear designs and flowing curves based on natural forms.

Nouveau BIJOUX Tuck
Nouveau BIJOUX Tuck

 

Nouveau BIJOUX Jokers + Back
Nouveau BIJOUX Jokers + Back

 

Nouveau BIJOUX Aces
Nouveau BIJOUX Aces

 

Nouveau BIJOUX Courts
Nouveau BIJOUX Courts

 

Nouveau BIJOUX numbers
Nouveau BIJOUX numbers

 

  • €9,000 Nouveau BIJOUX Deck will be funded -- REACHED!
  • €12,000 Nouveau PERLE Deck will be unlocked -- UNLOCKED! 

 

  

 

                                   

 

  

 

* IMPORTANT: Please note that these are concepts and they're subject to minor changes, which I'll be updating you about along the way *
* IMPORTANT: Please note that these are concepts and they're subject to minor changes, which I'll be updating you about along the way *

 

 Nouveau Coffrets

Nouveau Coffret BIJOUX and Nouveau Coffret PERLE are limited add ons of only 20 sets (per version) available for €80 + €10 shipping worldwide. Each set consists of:

  • 1 Nouveau BIJOUX/PERLE standard deck, signed and hand-numbered  
  • Velvet covered box with a hand-embossed brass/copper sheet on the lid  
  • Brass/Copper card clip, engraved (depicting the Ace of Spades)
  • Brass/Copper card guard, engraved (depicting a joker)

 Nouveau Custom Tucks

Nouveau BIJOUX d'Or and Nouveau Perle du Cuivre are limited add ons of 60 units (per version) available for €30 + €10 shipping worldwide. Each unit consists of:

  • Nouveau BIJOUX/PERLE cards
  • Handmade tuck, made of metallic cardstock in three layers: A gold/copper laser cut cover, a gold/copper foil layer and an embossed white pearl/blue inner layer.
  • Custom numbered seal
  • A signed card (you choose the one you want to be signed)

These add ons will be mailed from Barcelona, Spain (so they will be shipped separately from the main decks, most likely a month later). That's also the reason for the extra shipping charge.

 

HOW TO ADD LIMITED ADD ONS TO YOUR PLEDGE

All you have to do is increase your pledge by the price of the add on + shipping. Once you've done so, make sure to notify us by private message of your reserve. This is important since they are LIMITED add ons.




 

HOW TO ADD ADD ONS TO YOUR PLEDGE

All you have to do is increase your pledge by the price of the add on + shipping (no shipping for US backers). 

Max Playing Cards http://www.maxplayingcards.com/en/2016/09/25/nouveau-bijoux-playing-cards-a-real-jewel-from-the-art-nouveau/

Kardify http://www.kardify.com/2016/09/kickstarter-nouveau-bijoux-playing.html

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Risks and challenges

Like my previous project, Nouveau BIJOUX will also be printed by Expert Playing Card Company. All the artwork will be submitted once the campaign is over and if everything goes smoothly, all backers should receive the decks and add ons on time. However there can always be unforseen situations and delays, either during the printing or the delivery process. Taking that into account and based on the previous experience with NOUVEAU UC2016 deck, we've left a generous amount of time to ensure the production and delivery of all items without delay.

Note: the renderings show the best true colors intended, but slight variances between the RGB (computer pictures) and CYMK (printing process used for playing cards) may occur. The artwork may be subjected to slight changes during and after the campaign to improve the deck, in which case all backers will be notified

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