537 artists from 67 countries competed to make this gorgeous card deck

Playing Arts held a design contest then turned winning entries for each card into a beautiful deck. Emi Haze shared how the winning 4 of spades was created, detailed above. Below, the rest of the winning 4 cards.

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  1. The cards seem to have 10-11 entries each, on average.
    I'm not sure I like the idea of getting hundreds of people to work for free on a product that will be sold commercially. The contest page says 3 of the artists get prizes worth a few hundred bucks each. The other 51 "winners" get a deck of cards, and that's it.

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