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14 August
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CARIBBEAN WIND Playing Cards. Board them!

The difference between a pirate and a corsair is not trivial. Although both are fearsome sailors who attack and loot other ships, the corsairs do it with a permit granted by a government (the Letter of marque) while the pirates do it just for pure personal enrichment. William Kidd was tried and executed as a pirate although some historians claim that he was a corsair of William II of England. Be that as it may, the adventures of Captain Kidd…

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06 March
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Wild West Playing Cards. The decks that will cross the Mississippi

The nineteenth century was a particularly convulsive time during the expansion of the border of the United States of America towards the Pacific Ocean coast. The colonization meant an big technological advance and a fundamental historical fact in the development of the United States but, at the same time, a bloody exploitation and oppression of ethnic minorities. This historical process has been the inspiration of all kinds of artistic expressions, headed by the Western movies genre. Playing cards design could not be…