Playing Card Stacks

These amazing playing card stacks were built by Bryan Berg, who was introduced to card-stacking by his grandfather when he was just 8 years old. The free-standing card structures are based upon a grid system.

Stunningly, the playing card stacks can support 660 lbs per square foot. Bryan uses no tape, no glue, no folding, no bending — and no tricks.

Skoll World Forum

Above: Playing Card Stacks at the Skoll World Forum.

Berg has held the Guinness World Record for the Tallest House of Freestanding Playing Cards since 1992. Guinness World Records also created a new category to recognize Berg’s work in 2004, The World’s Largest House of Freestanding Playing Cards. Commissioned to break his own records on more than a dozen occasions, Berg continues to hold both records. Touring regularly, Berg has stacked cards across North America, Europe, and Asia. [more]

Earth day gift card city Vancouver Island

Above: Earth day gift card city, Vancouver Island.

Istanbul Cevahir 5th anniversary

Above: Istanbul Cevahir 5th anniversary playing cards stack.

Lexus Television Commercial

Above: Lexus Television Commercial in the USA 2008

Showtime Viral Video of Playing Cards

Above: Show-time Viral Video screen-shot of Playing Cards stack.

Mighty Deals Web Banner for Design Soak

Silverstar Casino 3rd Anniversary

Above: Silverstar Casino 3rd Anniversary.

Bravery Music Video Shot

Above: The Bravery Music Video with playing cards.

Venetian Macao Guinness World Record

Above: Venetian Macao Guinness World Record.

Venetian Macao Guinness World Record 2

Above: Bryan Berg building the Venetian Macao.

Guinness World Record 3

Above: Venetian Macaoplaying card stacks go down afterwards. What goes up, must come down.

All images are © copyright CardStacker.com / Bryan Berg

More inspiration

If you enjoyed this post, you may be interested in the highly recommended Camera Mail Experiment.

Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on Tumblr