Discover the Shamengo pioneers who create with ethics!
Siem Reap / Cambodia
I created a fabric from the lotus flower
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.
21 June 2016
Bruno Anes, a Master’s student in Innovation at the University of Grenoble, is doing a 4-month internship at Samatoa, the company started by our pioneer Awen Delaval. Bruno offers his thoughts on this unusual work experience, organised in partnership with the Promising program.
27 April 2016
Based in Cambodia, French pioneer Awen Delaval manufactures lotus thread, the only natural microfiber in the world.
31 March 2016
Since 2015, Elyx has been illustrating and supporting the Shamengo Villa challenges. Already known in his paper and digital forms, he’s now featuring on a textile in two new ethical fashion collections created by Made in Sens.
17 March 2016
Returning from Haiti, our pioneer Nina Raeber is relocating her business to Switzerland and launching a new collection of bags inspired by the traditional embroidery and beading of voodoo flags.