National Playing Cards


Shielded in gold and black foil, the National playing cards are inspired mystery, the unknown, and the pursuit of power.

Each tuck case is embossed and detailed with striking gold and black foil, inside and out. Mysterious symbolism and elegant, playful imagery shield the cards inside. Every aspect of the National deck was designed from scratch - even the Aces, Jokers, and court cards are filled with vibrant, colorful illustrations by Harold Apples.

The Playing Cards - National are made in the USA using FSC-certified paper derived from sustainable forests, vegetable-based inks, and starch-based laminates.

theory11 is the largest producer of luxury, designer playing cards. Their goal in playing card design is simple: to push the envelope and create the most breathtaking, innovative, elegant designs. Founded and created by a group of 11 magicians and artists, theory11 produces decks which both push the function and cardistry of traditional playing cards.