Quentin Blake’s Cheerful Rainbow E-Cards

Legendary artist Sir Quentin Blake has created 10 new artworks, featuring watercolor rainbows and a cast of characters, that can each be sent as e-cards free of charge. The 86-year-old illustrator drew the pictures in order to share a little humor and bolster optimism, saying “It seems like a time when a few straightforward jokes might not come amiss, so that as I know that …

Eight Sets of Artistic + Design-Forward Playing Cards

Whether playing games or learning magic tricks, here are some of our favorite sets

Believed to be made first from wood block prints during the Tang Dynasty in China, playing cards existed in India, Korea, Persia and Egypt before making it to Europe around 1365, when the French popularized the suited deck style commonly found today. Whether it be a game of poker or dickhead, a magic trick or even divination, cards continue to entertain us centuries later. Here …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Cannabis Culture

From books to bongs, beauty and beyond, our favorite marijuana-centric products

It’s safe to say that marijuana legalization has had its best year ever. With the relaxation of certain laws and the outright reversal of others, cannabis-related products have advanced in quality to an exceptional degree. But being a cannabis enthusiast is a multi-faceted existence—there’s no denying the political and racial issues folded into the industry’s explosion. There are, of course, so many benefits to the acceptance …