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Black Minim Playing Cards
Black Minim Playing Cards
Black Minim Playing Cards

Areaware

Black Minim Playing Cards

A deck of regulation playing cards re-imagined by NY-based designer Joe Doucet for the minimalist lover. Made with sustainably harvested card stock and vegetable based inks, the familiar shapes of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades are beautifully reduced to minimal geometric symbols. The requirement to mark the backs of regulation cards has been fulfilled by a single diagonal line instead of the traditional ornamental patterns.

  • Matte black PVC cards and paper box.
    • Size: 3.5" x 2.5" x 0.75"

    Wipe clean.

    AREAWARE
    Brooklyn, NY

    Areaware is a gift and home accessories brand based in Brooklyn, NY and Columbus, OH. They're a small team of 24 people dedicated to producing the best of new design and work with independent designers to bring their ideas to life. The team oversees all aspects of bringing a product to market, including creative direction, product development, sourcing, marketing, sales and distribution. And, at the core of it all, they value design integrity, and collaborate closely with designers to realize their vision while also responding to consumer needs and market forces. 

    The Minim Cards were designed by Joe Doucet exclusively for Areaware.

    Joe Doucet is the founder and creative director of Joe Doucet Studio, a New York and London based firm that works across a spectrum of categories, including graphic, product, furniture, environment, packaging and technology. Doucet, a 1999 graduate of the Art Center College of Design, believes that “everything communicates.” His work hybridizes function and visual appeal while conveying layers of meaning and message. He has exhibited at the London Design Museum and the Biennale International Design in Sainte-Etienne. Awards include a 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award Nomination, a 2010 World Technology Award for Design, and Good Design Awards in 2012 and 2008. Doucet was named the first ever AvantGuardian for Design in 2009 by Surface Magazine. He currently holds more than fifty patents.

    All orders are typically processed the following business day and shipped from our studio in San Francisco per your selected shipping method. During particularly busy seasons, such as during the holidays, orders may take up to 3 business days to process. 

    Please note that, by default, packages are sent without the requirement of a signature for delivery. If you would like to require a signature, please make note of it in the Special Instructions or Requests section of your Cart prior to check-out.

    If you are purchasing a gift and would like to schedule same day delivery (SAN FRANCISCO CITY ONLY), please submit your request to hello@bstowboxes.com before 12 pm and prior to placing your order online to ensure that we can accommodate your request that day.

    Any additional questions? Check our FAQ or send an email to hello@bstowboxes.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

    Turn any item into a beautifully presented gift with a double-faced black satin ribbon bow, premium b.stow gift card for your personal handwritten message and signature eco-elegant b.stow packaging. Some small or rectangular items may be additionally wrapped in [recycled] matte black wrapping paper.

    Gift Cards shown on next tab, and appear in dropdown menu upon selection of either Gift Wrap option.

    Please note that when selecting a Gift Wrap option, no pricing information will be included in your order.

    Sample images linked below; actual gift wrapping may vary.

    Sample Gift Wrap No.1

    Sample Gift Wrap No.2

    Sending a treat to someone special, but no need to gift wrap? Add a premium b.stow gift card with your personal message to any item this holiday season.

    Each card is sealed in a luxe mini envelope enclosing your handwritten sentiment on your card of choice. [Available options shown below, and appear in dropdown menu upon selection of either Gift Wrap option.]

    Please note that when selecting a Gift Wrap option, no pricing information will be included in your order.

    DETAILS

    • Matte black PVC cards and paper box.
      • Size: 3.5" x 2.5" x 0.75"

      TO CARE

      Wipe clean.

      ABOUT THE BRAND

      AREAWARE
      Brooklyn, NY

      Areaware is a gift and home accessories brand based in Brooklyn, NY and Columbus, OH. They're a small team of 24 people dedicated to producing the best of new design and work with independent designers to bring their ideas to life. The team oversees all aspects of bringing a product to market, including creative direction, product development, sourcing, marketing, sales and distribution. And, at the core of it all, they value design integrity, and collaborate closely with designers to realize their vision while also responding to consumer needs and market forces. 

      The Minim Cards were designed by Joe Doucet exclusively for Areaware.

      Joe Doucet is the founder and creative director of Joe Doucet Studio, a New York and London based firm that works across a spectrum of categories, including graphic, product, furniture, environment, packaging and technology. Doucet, a 1999 graduate of the Art Center College of Design, believes that “everything communicates.” His work hybridizes function and visual appeal while conveying layers of meaning and message. He has exhibited at the London Design Museum and the Biennale International Design in Sainte-Etienne. Awards include a 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award Nomination, a 2010 World Technology Award for Design, and Good Design Awards in 2012 and 2008. Doucet was named the first ever AvantGuardian for Design in 2009 by Surface Magazine. He currently holds more than fifty patents.

      SHIPPING

      All orders are typically processed the following business day and shipped from our studio in San Francisco per your selected shipping method. During particularly busy seasons, such as during the holidays, orders may take up to 3 business days to process. 

      Please note that, by default, packages are sent without the requirement of a signature for delivery. If you would like to require a signature, please make note of it in the Special Instructions or Requests section of your Cart prior to check-out.

      If you are purchasing a gift and would like to schedule same day delivery (SAN FRANCISCO CITY ONLY), please submit your request to hello@bstowboxes.com before 12 pm and prior to placing your order online to ensure that we can accommodate your request that day.

      Any additional questions? Check our FAQ or send an email to hello@bstowboxes.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

      ⋆ DELUXE GIFT WRAP ⋆

      Turn any item into a beautifully presented gift with a double-faced black satin ribbon bow, premium b.stow gift card for your personal handwritten message and signature eco-elegant b.stow packaging. Some small or rectangular items may be additionally wrapped in [recycled] matte black wrapping paper.

      Gift Cards shown on next tab, and appear in dropdown menu upon selection of either Gift Wrap option.

      Please note that when selecting a Gift Wrap option, no pricing information will be included in your order.

      Sample images linked below; actual gift wrapping may vary.

      Sample Gift Wrap No.1

      Sample Gift Wrap No.2

      ⋆ PREMIUM GIFT CARDS ⋆

      Sending a treat to someone special, but no need to gift wrap? Add a premium b.stow gift card with your personal message to any item this holiday season.

      Each card is sealed in a luxe mini envelope enclosing your handwritten sentiment on your card of choice. [Available options shown below, and appear in dropdown menu upon selection of either Gift Wrap option.]

      Please note that when selecting a Gift Wrap option, no pricing information will be included in your order.