Intrigued by the art of silk weaving, we journeyed to Cambodia and Laos. Seated beside master-weavers, we immersed ourselves in the process, awed by the complexities of hand-weaving thousands of ﬁlaments. Artisans here do not learn from a book. The patterns are in their memories, intricate techniques handed down from master to novice, generation to generation. Design is place.