Cover of a Cover

Apartamento Magazine, cover by Nazario Luque

Don’t worry. I have been true to my word and haven’t purchased any new magazines. Apartmento No.22 was my husband’s purchase, along with the latest issue of Believer during our last visit to Barnes & Noble (yep, he’s a prolific reader. He makes me look bad by reading real books real fast). Between the two magazines, I have not been able to get my eyes off this one. I’m obsessed. Have you seen it in the flesh? If you haven’t please do check it out now. The cover was illustrated by comic artist Nazario Luque with what appears to be pen and watercolor. Isn’t it a beauty?

As usual, I haven’t read any of the articles, but I flipped through it, and have mentally bookmarked several pages I may revisit in the future. In the meantime, here are a few pages from Nazario’s feature:

Following are a few pages from the home tour of Françoise Mouly. Her flat is everything I imagine how a true New Yorker might live.