It was by chance that this Frenchman discovered the fibres in the lotus stem resembled silk threads. That was all the impetus he needed to pursue the production of a vegetable silk fabric. It was a diamond in the rough.
This French-Cambodian duo responded with amazing speed to the challenge of providing the very poor with cheap access to potable water. The icing on the cake: this sanitation project was developed by local micro-entrepreneurs.
After being fired by one of the leading manufacturers of Carnivale masks, this French designer went to live near the temples of Angkor. He then improved upon the traditional technique of paper maché to give life to unbelievable statues whose secret he alone knows. All are locally produced with recycled materials.