DeckStarter is the only dedicated funding platform for custom designed playing cards. Supported by friends, fans and the public, we are the easiest way to get your own deck into the hands of playing card enthusiasts all over the world.

How it Works:

If you’re an artist with a design for a deck of playing cards, we’d love to see them. If we like what we see, we’ll work with you to get them printed. Together we’ll create a great looking page to pre-sell the decks. If enough are sold in 30 days to reach a goal, we’ll print them. Then, you can sit back, relax and collect a handsome royalty. Learn more…


Alice in Wonderland

From design studio Turnstyle comes a custom two-deck set of playing cards inspired by the magical and surreal world of Wonderland. Beware the Queen of Hearts!

Dan & Dave

“Whether you’re an artist, designer, illustrator or just someone with a great idea, we can help bring your playing cards to life. We believe every deck has its own story and the potential to be printed.”

– Dave Buck


Flesh & Bones

From design team, Dual Originals, comes a completely hand-drawn deck of playing cards based on mythical creatures and ancient gods.


Brand Playing Cards

Produced with the collector in mind! These Limited Edition DeckStarter brand playing cards are not for resale… anywhere! The only way to get one is to back a campaign for x-amount of dollars. See active campaign(s) for details.

Debbie Millman Playing Cards

Poetic Typography

These limited edition playing cards designed by Debbie Millman exhibit the poetic beauty of her bold and experimental hand-set typography.

The Dieline

“Beautiful playing cards deserve to be printed by the best. DeckStarter offers exactly that.”

– Andrew Gibbs

Thick Lines

Thick Lines Ed.

Aaron’s Thick Lines hypnotically transport us to an atmosphere that “smells” like Boogie Nights, American Hustle, funky disco music, thick lapels and lot’s of partying.