What happens when you sell your name? Nicole Farhi, the woman, no longer has any involvement with the brand that still bears her namesake. Following three decades at the helm of a successful fashion label, Farhi walked away in 2012 in favor of transforming an avid hobby—sculpture—into her life’s work. Initially, sculpture was a practice that simply overlapped with design, a pastime that necessarily had to be sidelined so that Farhi could power her business. Today, there is no other activity that can vie for her attention: Sculpture is the sole, impassioned nexus of her life. “This is it. This is what I wanted to do, ” she says. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Two Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Design Issue 45 The New Craftsmen From the Outer Hebrides to central London, Catherine Lock is celebrating the crafts heritage of Great Britain. Design Inside Looking Out A rewilding of interior design in the heart of Milan. Design Issue 44 An Unmovable Feast A place setting stitched for every season. Design Fashion Issue 44 Michelle Elie An audience with an audacious dresser. Design Partnerships Together Again The return of the small gathering, in partnership with Fritz Hansen. Design Issue 42 Light Snack A luminous celebration of gelatin.