The Game of Stranger arrived at The Dieline’s doorstep shortly before the holiday break, and we all instantly dropped whatever we should have been working on to open it up. This was one holiday gift we couldn’t wait to see. This year’s Stranger & Stranger holiday gift certainly didn’t disappoint—it did, however, confuse, excite, and amaze us, all at once.
Forget dollhouses or kitchen sets—The Fisher Price Happy Hour Playset is the hot toy of the holiday season. Complete with bar stools and beer bottles, this is the perfect way to unwind after a tough day on the playground. Parents be advised: it’s not recommended for children under three.
There are a ton of different custom playing cards out on the market these days but none like this one. With the help of Human After All, Facebook created a new deck of playing cards to help agencies from around the world easily access their marketing insights.
Union Playing Cards are filled with imagery of the American Revolution — with a message of freedom, hope, and independence.
Are you a playing card collector? Or do you love the Colonial History of the United States? If so, you have to check out this new playing cards from Theory11. Made with vegetable-based inks and starch-based laminates, this deck has been in the making for over a year now. Patriotic symbols of peace, prosperity, and potential, illustrated by Jay Fletcher, are printed and gold-stamped onto the cards with a breathtaking result.
Have you heard of, or possibly played the game Cards Against Humanity? Dubbed the “party game for horrible people,” it has taken America by storm with its mature content and sometimes offensive subject matter.
One quick glance at the BB-8™ App-Enabled Droid™ from Sphero and you’ll probably be left wondering where this was when you were a kid. Of course, coined as more than a toy, we imagine there will be plenty of Star Wars fans of all ages who will get a kick out of this.
Everyone’s favorite party game for horrible people, Cards Against Humanity, just released their latest expansion pack. The Design Pack includes 30 cards that stray away from the typical black and white cards and Helvetica Bold typeface.
BURGOPAK TEAMS UP WITH OLIVER HELFRICH TO DESIGN PACKAGING FOR TECHNOLOGY WILL SAVE US’
"Technology Will Save Us is one of the UK’s most exciting design-led, technology start-ups. They are on a mission to provide everyone with the opportunity to learn and create using technology and design DIY Gadget Kits that you can make and code yourself."
Zara commissioned Lavernia Cienfuegos to create Zara baby boy and Girl fragrances. The concept in mind was to create a simple and attractive packaging that spoke to a childs visual language but also had a classic and vintage feel to it. Creating playing blocks with the packaging made perfect sense, as reading letters and numbers is both playful but also a classic learning toy for children. The design combines kraft paper with soft baby blue and pink colors with bold letters.
Your beloved pooch will be thrilled to fetch Mr. Captain Fantastick, The Incredible Stalk and the Treemendous Twig instead of a regular ol' stick. The colorful set of twigs takes charge in this peg package design letting the personality of the product lead the overall design.
"Menu Mash-Up is a food-themed party game published by Chronicle Books. The game is for both adults and kids, and the object is to use your ingredient and prep cards to fill the diner's order (like "romantic dinner" or "midnight snack") and come up with a winning menu. It's a creative game that's also lots of laughs."
Design studio Turnstyle has developed a luxurious two-deck set of playing cards inspired by Alice's magical and surreal adventures in Wonderland.
This limited edition two-deck set of playing cards was designed for everything from your favorite card games, to cardistry – or even deeper down the rabbit hole, magic.
The cards and tuck boxes will be meticulously printed on premium stock with sophisticated black, white, and metallic gold color inks, together with embossing, foil stamping and varnishing for a luxurious look and feel.
A gift wrap that allows your personal touch combined with fun. This adorable gift wrap will bring the kid out of anyone with its adorable cat, penguin or mouse wrapping papers. Luckies of London, the designers and manufacturers of unique gifts, have taken gift-wrapping to a whole new - and cute - level!
The Black Book Manifesto is design duo UnCommon Beat's latest bespoke playing card deck design. It is based on their first, and wildly successful Kickstarter campaign for The Black Book of Cards. The Black Book Manifesto is a fully typographic deck based on the concept that each person has a card within the deck assigned to them at birth. This innovative campaign takes it one step further, and allows backers to contribute words to the final card designs. Want in? The Kickstarter campaign ends this Saturday.
You know we love a set of well-designed and well-crafted playing cards. This set, takes deck design to the next level. The Hive Playing Cards is an independently produced set of decks by Kings Wild Project (of the Federal 52, Sherlock Holmes and Independence playing card series fame) and created in collaboration with illustrator Brendan Hong. It is the first deck in the Kings Wild Artist Series of playing cards.
In the spirit of flight and friendship, Tait Design Co. has partnered with Pilot & Captain on a limited edition Turbo Flyer, inspired by sentiment and aesthetics from early mid-century on. Founded by Matthew Tait, a Michigan-based multi-disciplined designer and artist, Tait Design Co. creates limited-run handmade art & collectibles. Available today through both Tait Design Co. and Pilot & Captain.
In an effort to have kids make smarter choices, Studio ABD Pvt. Ltd. focused on an interactive packaging design for Hindustan Unilever Ltd. that would appeal to younger minds. This 2-in-1 kit contains a set of fruity jams and a board game. The theme of the game, Jungle Safari, references the journey a child would go through in life and the important decisions they will make - for example, healthy food choices. The tin box is illustrated with a number of characters, each with their own persona, on a backdrop of lime green, giving the product a vibrancy and spark
Designed by Judit Török, Back to School seeks to expand a child's knowledge as a pre-school student by teaching them that learning can be fun. Back to School uses soft tones of cool and warm colors that make to product appear more inviting for the toddler vs. a bright and harsh palette. With that in mind, the user is more likely to handle that object differently and have a more mellow attitude when approaching the game.
This particular packaging created by Alien and Monkey isn't one to be expected. For starters, it's designed to house a product that is not created by man, but by sea. Their packaging for sand is quite unique as it borders between the art and design worlds, using the very product it contains as the substrate and transforming it into a solid cinder block-like shape.
The sensation of breaking into the structure, like cracking an egg. The feeling of it crumbling beneath your fingers, and knowing that it can never return to the state it was once in, introduces a whole other experience for the user.
Several years ago, Theory11 partnered with Charity: Water, a non-profit that is dedicated to bringing clean water to every person on the planet. This week, Theory11 proudly released the second edition Charity: Water deck, this time in blue to further bring lifesaving clean water to those who do not have access to it.
"Unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. 30,000 people die every week from unsafe water, and 90% of those deaths are under the age of five. Charity: Water has already provided water to over four million people in twenty two different countries. This has come from 11,771 different water projects around the world.
The second edition charity: water deck from Theory11 retails at $5.00 per deck. 100% of the proceeds go to help Charity: Water further develop and grow their organization, providing essential support for their operations worldwide."
El Juego de la Campana is a game all about the obstacles that happen in the world of advertising. Bionmi: Creatividad has developed a game to showcase to their customers the hurdles and setbacks that occur with the world of advertising, such as budgets and revisions, but overall keeping the game educational and fun.