Just the ticket - an ingenious twist on traditional playing cards.
Norman Ibarra's work is concerned with maps, typography and iconography, as demonstrated in this pack of cards. The designer collected used NY MetroCards and screen printed playing card designs over the top of them. The deck contains all the traditional cards, but the illustrations are slightly repurposed to give them a New York twist.
Norman Ibarra has worked as a jewellery salesman, parking attendant, stock-room associate, busboy, banquet server, room service server, prep cook and graphic designer. His work has been featured in Curbed, Daily Design News and Design TAXI and he won Student Gold in the Creative Quarterly Journal of Experimental Typography, 2008.
Each deck is unique
Each deck contains a unique set of found MetroCards, with each card individually screen printed.
Four colour screen printing
Each face card is screen printed in four colours of enamel ink.
A signed and numbered edition of 40.