Browse by Tag - poetry

06 March

INFERNO Playing Cards. A “divine” deck with the beauty of a poem

A political activist and defender of Italian unity, Dante Alighieri, known as “il Sommo Poeta” (“the supreme poet”) has gone down in history as the author of the masterpiece of universal literature: The Divine Comedy. This key work in the transition from the Medieval thought to the Renaissance, has inspired artists such as Boticelli, Doré and Dalí in their drawings and illustrations. Contemporary artists have also been inspired by this beautiful epic verse. One of them, Stefano Protino, has done…

18 July

Songs of Experience Playing Cards. Inspired by William Blake’s work

  William Blake was an English painter, poet and printmaker. Although largely unrecognized during his lifetime, he is now considered a essential artist of the Romantic Age. Songs of Experience deck is inspired by one of his best known works. Created by no-reply design, each card features original artwork, closely following Blake’s own imagery and style, using oil-based inks and watercolors.     Following their previous campaigns philosophy, the deck will be quite limited, with just around 300 decks produced. A set of limited decks will be signed and numbered and will come with…