The Perfect Travel Buddy

Editorial illustration accompanying a short story by Paolo Giordano in The New York Times Magazine’s “The Decameron Project,” a special issue which features 29 new short stories inspired by life in the pandemic. This issue was inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s “The Decameron” which was written as the plague ravaged Florence in the 14th century.
Art directed by Rachel Willey and Claudia Rubin.