Nevine Mahmoud is ill, which means she’s enjoying a moment of rest. “I’m not very good at taking breaks, ” she says. “I’d been feeling like I was getting sick for a while but I was ignoring the signs. The studio is my home, you know.” But Mahmoud’s Los Angeles studio is no ordinary studio, no ordinary home: It’s outdoors, and full of tools more associated with a mason’s yard than an artist’s loft. Mahmoud—who trained in London before flying This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-One Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 46 Studio Visit: Yoko Kubrick In the studio with a sculptor of monuments and mythologies. Arts & Culture Issue 41 CULT ROOMS Inside Alexander Calder’s studio, where chaos and kinetic art found a harmonious balance. Arts & Culture City Guide Issue 32 Asakura Museum of Sculpture A converted sculptor’s studio. Arts & Culture City Guide Thorvaldsens Museum A brightly-hued homage to Copenhagen’s most celebrated sculptor. Arts & Culture A Barmecide Feast In Los Angeles, a replica of the set piece from Stanley Kubrick's Oscar®‐winning 2001: A Space Odyssey is on display. Arts & Culture City Guide The Standard, High Line Setting a high standard in the Lower West Side.