Gentleman's Deck Cards

Gentleman's Deck Cards

From remembering what gift you’re supposed to give on a specific anniversary to caring for a quality suit, there’s a lot that goes into being a modern-day gentleman. Luckily, you can learn the tricks of the trade at your next poker night with The Gentleman’s Deck. Pour your...

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

For too long, sunglasses have either been affordable but poorly made, or solid but so pricey you’d consider taking out a loan to buy them. It’s time for a better option. MVMT is proud to introduce their line of sunglasses that aren’t plagued by retail mark-ups and cheap manufacturing. We’re talking high quality, stylish sunglasses for far less than you’d imagine. By utilizing the same direct to consumer model as their highly successful watch line, MVMT is able to make their own sunglasses and offer them to you for as little as $70. Even better, as a Cool Material reader, you’ll save 15% on your first pair. The MVMT continues.

The Black Book of Cards

The Black Book of Cards

The inspiration for The Black Book of Cards is the idea that every person is born with a card that describes their personality, kind of like a zodiac sign. While that is interesting and all, we dig The Black Book of Cards because they're mighty fine-looking. By using sharp typogr...

Marc Jacobs Vandal Playing Cards

Marc Jacobs Vandal Playing Cards

Marc Jacobs is primarily a clothing designer. Your significant other is probably far more familiar with him than you are, but that's about to change. Jacobs put his own special touch on a deck of playing cards affectionately dubbed Vandal because, well, it's artistically styled l...

Federal 52 Part II Playing Cards

Federal 52 Part II Playing Cards

Just like the lyrical geniuses, the Wu-Tang Clan said, "Cash rules everything around me." Even our games of poker are dictated by who has got the most bank. Now, you can incorporate a little bit of currency style to your next game as well. The Federal Part II deck designed by Jac...

Calaveras - Day of the Dead Playing Cards

Calaveras - Day of the Dead Playing Cards

Besides the skulls, there is definitely a style of art that relates to the Day of the Dead. It's hard to describe in words, but Chris Ovdiyenko nails it as he harkens back to the work of Jose Posada (a famous Mexican printmaker) for inspiration in his deck of cards. The playing c...

Hoyle Slice Cards

Hoyle Slice Cards

We've all got that friend who, on game night, shuffles like he lost his thumbs in woodworking class. Cards are spilling out everywhere and all of a sudden it's turned into a game of 52-Pickup. Things will get a tad easier with these Hoyle Slice Cards. The USPCC playing cards are ...

The Beer Deck

The Beer Deck

Playing cards and having drinks go hand in hand. We can't recall the last poker night that didn't involve a more than healthy helping of cold ones. If you want to get schooled with a little bit of beer knowledge while you await your next turn, check out The Beer Deck. Printed on ...

Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards

Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards

It takes a serious set of balls to completely redesign something that's been around for longer than anyone reading this has been alive. Tyler Deeb set out to do just that with his line of Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards. Each of the three decks (first edition white, second edition ...

Founders Playing Cards

Founders Playing Cards

Maybe it was Daniel Day-Lewis crushing it as Lincoln, but old, respected political leaders are so in right now. You know how much tail Ben Franklin would be pulling these days? Continuing our current love affair with all things US history, are these Founders Playing Cards. The de...

Tom Sachs Nugget Playing Cards

Tom Sachs Nugget Playing Cards

Playing cards are like the new pens, in that we can't stop buying them and we're starting to get a little scared. Seriously, we don't play enough poker to warrant the amount of new decks we keep acquiring. They're just so damn cool, though. Now it looks like we've gotta drop some...

The Lincoln Deck

The Lincoln Deck

Abe Lincoln is so hot right now. After wrecking some vampires and having Daniel Day Lewis star in a movie as him, the dude can't be touched. Maybe that's why we're digging The Lincoln Deck. The playing cards are inspired by the 16th president of the United States and have a vinta...

Stealth Playing Cards

Stealth Playing Cards

Let's get something straight: anything inspired by the B-2 Stealth Bomber, if executed correctly, is immediately cool. The Kickstarter project for these Stealth Playing Cards definitely falls into that category. The B-2 inspiration is not limited to the redesign of the card icons...

Bicycle Skull and Bones Cards

Bicycle Skull and Bones Cards

All playing cards are not created equal. There are plenty of Ferrari and Maserati class options on the market, but we frequently find ourselves coming back to our tried and true Bicycle decks. We're used to the feel, the finish and the presence of the suicide king, one-eyed jacks...

Solitaire.exe Playing Cards

Solitaire.exe Playing Cards

If you used to long for a computer screen covered in bouncing cards after your Solitaire victory, these are your new playing cards. These limited edition Solitaire.exe Playing Cards (the set of 500 seems to have already sold out, so cross your fingers for another batch) are based...