Letter from the Editor, Claudia Cusano
At a time when habits and assumptions have been upended, living must mean something much deeper than ticking boxes. Take a deep dive with NUVO.
In this winter edition, issue 87, we bring you beauty in all its forms, beginning with the cover featuring Mario Rigby, a modern-day explorer advocating for a more diverse, eco-conscious travel landscape.
We’re almost there: fall. Last year at this time, the arrival of fall was the passing of another season. This year, living through a pandemic and getting this far feels medal-worthy.
On Tuesday, as the news of lockdown sank in, I found myself emotional and exhausted.
NUVO editor Claudia Cusano discusses her personal experience living in Italy while people cope with the coronavirus and why NUVO will not be shying away from Italian stories.
The granite and limestone art deco building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York contains 16 jewellers’ benches on the seventh floor. The tools splayed on each bench mimic what would be found in a carpenter’s toolbox. The noticeable difference is scale: screwdrivers, pliers, and saw blades are a fraction the size of what Mr. Fix-It uses.
I can now use the following word to describe myself: mamma. I made a new person. I get to feed her, diaper her, force her to take piano lessons, and make her “just taste it”, along with all of the other privileges of parenthood. First, though, I need to learn how to mom.