In this day and age, your average board game faces an uphill struggle appealing to friends and family hooked on console titles such as God Of War or Far Cry 5. But what we have here is not your average board game. This is one of the world’s oldest pastimes, reimagined by Alexandra Llewellyn, a London-based designer whose wildly creative backgammon sets have caught the attention of everyone from Elle Macpherson to Sir Richard Branson. With its santos rosewood casing, hand-painted peacock feather motifs, ornate brass hinges and antique gold and black playing pieces, it’s got ‘heirloom’ written all over it.
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