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10 April

PIZZA Playing Cards. The “Passione” for a delicious deck

Passione Playing Cards  has taken us through exciting worlds. From the night mystery of the underworld in Love is a Smoke to the fantasy of Teliad or the disturbing world of Dante in Inferno. Now, they bring us their most fresh and funny proposal: PIZZA. Perhaps the most popular and preferred among the universal culinary creations, pizza always brings us good memories: fun, family, friends, sharing. Born in Naples (as we know it today), pizza is always a safe bet…

22 October

ELEMENT Playing Cards. Minimalist design Made in Italy

Made in Italy, a new minimalist design arrives, inspired by the four classical elements: ELEMENT Playing Cards.     The artist Alessio Lombardi has redesigned each of the four suits to adapt them to each of the elements and the story behind them. Fire and Air, the red suits of hearts and diamonds,  and Earth and Water, the black suits of clubs and spades, symbolize values like purity, intellect, love or roots.     It is a simple but elegant design,…

28 February

Love is Smoke Playing Cards. Smoke gets in your eyes… or perhaps it is the darkness

  In late 2014, the newly created brand Passione launched the Christmas edition of his first creation, Love is a Smoke, a limited print run of 100 decks already sold out. Celebrating this success, Pasisone just launched a completely redesigned re-edition of Love is a Smoke. From the originals by Marco Guerrieri, Maurizio Toccafondi revamped the illustrations to get an elegant deck with comic style, inspired by mysterious characters that evoke memories of the underworld and night. Of course, all them…

26 January

Passione Playing Cards. Style and Design Made In Italy

  If you put together a playing cards collector and lover and a talented artist what you get can have only one name: Passion, but if they both are Italian what you get is Passione. That’s exactly the case of Riccardo Conturbia and Maurizio Toccafondi, the collector and the artist together to fund a new playing card brand. Passione has been created to work mainly with Italian artists in order to link the playing cards industry with the talent of…