Donald Trump's mugshot NFTs may be the year's biggest design crime

Donald Trump NFTs
(Image credit: NFT INT LLC)

NFTs were so 2022, but some have persevered despite the bubble bursting. And the former US president Donald Trump is among them. Following the 'amazing success' (I'm imagining Trump's own take on it here) of two initial series of badly photoshopped Trump digital trading cards, we're being treated to another drop. And, almost impossibly, the new Trump NFTs are even worse than the previous designs.

Billed as a special 'mugshot edition', the cards feature images of the former president as a cyborg, a samurai warrior, dethroning Abraham Lincoln on the Lincoln memorial, throwing lightning bolts and and breaking the shackles that bind him. "Enjoy the art," the initiative's official X account says.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.