Typography Playing Cards with 52 Typefaces: Hat-Trick Design

March 18, 2011
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Typography Playing Cards with 52 Typefaces: Hat-Trick Design

These wonderful type-based cards come to us from Jim Sutherland of Hat-Trick Design in London. Each card features a differenet typeface (yes, that's 52 faces), and though combining that many typefaces would normally be the stuff of design taboo, it makes for a beautiful card deck and poster design.

Design, cards, typography

Design, cards, typography

Design, cards, typography

He also used the respective numbers and letters on each card to cleverly form and illustrate the suit (diamond, heart, club, spade).

The Hat-Trick Shop is selling the deck in a limited edition of 500.

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Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at Design.org. I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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