• A Sleek Deck of Cards by Studio LO Honors 12 Black Figures Who've Revolutionized History

    11 days ago - By Colossal

    All images © Studio LO, shared with permission
    Kansas City, Missouri-based designer Kearra Johnson of Studio LO describes her standard 54-card deck as anything but traditional: it's revolutionary. On one side of each playing card is a raised fist, a symbol that's synonymous with the fight against oppression around the globe. But on the K, Q, and J of all four suits are portraits of ground-breaking Black icons who have profoundly impacted history, from Michelle Obama and Thurgood Marshall to Malcolm X and Rosa Parks. “I wanted to go with the powerful figures we've all learned about growing...
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