race cards by dor keenan
 
race cards by dor keenan race cards by dor keenan
feb 02, 2012

race cards by dor keenan

race cards by dor keenanall images courtesy of dor keenan

 

 

 

the work of israeli industrial designer dor keenan, ‘race cards’ combine the childhood nostalgia of toy cars and playing cards into a playful reuse project. keenan uses the process of vacuuforming (vacuum forming) on playing cards, using them as the top and bottom components for a pullback-style racing car. the pullback component (as well as the wheel axles) is mounted inside the form created. the diversity of playing card backs, in combination with the 52 front designs for each pack, offers visual variety.

the pullback-style toy cars automatically speed off when their back is pushed

 

 

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