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Ahokpe+Chatelin The questioning weave
A few weeks after their return from Milan Design Week, an event that earned them a SaloneSatellite Award, a prize awarded each year to innovative, sustainable and interactive projects, the founders of this studio, formed by a textile designer and a weaver, received us in their workshop. Working partners (and couple in the city), Georges Ahokpe and Estelle Chatelin began, in 2017, a poetic reflection questioning the practices of weaving for domestic use both in Benin and in Belgium.