Osvaldo Menegazzi: Tarot artist preserving the tradition of tarot in Milan, said to be the birthplace of tarot

Italian tarot artist Osvaldo Menegazzi has spent decades designing and selling tarot cards, or tarocchi, in his shop, Il Meneghello. Every card a handmade work of art, Osvaldo Menegazzi draws and paints each one from his Milan-based shop. The artist is preserving the tradition of tarot in the Italian city believed to be the origins of tarot, where the oldest surviving cards date back to … Continue reading Osvaldo Menegazzi: Tarot artist preserving the tradition of tarot in Milan, said to be the birthplace of tarot

Milan’s Library of Trees returning an area of the city to nature

Milan’s Porta Nuova district is fast-gaining a reputation for innovation, sustainable living and plantlife it appears. Not only is the area home to the Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) botanical-themed residential tower blocks, it also recently welcomed the opening of the Biblioteca degli Alberi (Library of Trees). Sitting at the foot of the Bosco Verticale, Biblioteca degli Alberi contains a diverse library of plant and tree … Continue reading Milan’s Library of Trees returning an area of the city to nature