Atelier Viollet was recently commissioned to fabricate a pair of Gio Ponte center tables. We fell in love with the simple yet elegant design so much that we decided to make an additional pair. The tables have solid walnut bases with interlocking mortise and tenon joinery. The tops are in a beautiful inset quarter-sawn walnut… [Read More]
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Atelier Viollet was recently pleased to acquire an original “Morel” dressing table by the distinguished Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann. Ruhlmann is known for his influential work in Art Deco furniture and interiors in the 1920s. This piece was created Circa 1921-22 in Palisander on mahogany. It features ivory sabots and a drawer pull with a mirror and… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet was recently commissioned to fabricate a pair of bedside tables in gypsum, lacquer and patinated bronze, designed by Pierce Allen. The drawers and cabinet interiors were lined with upholstery. Learn more about our gypsum furniture technique and see a previous gypsum project.
This 4th of July weekend we’re celebrating one of Atelier Viollet’s most prestigious projects: a custom display case for the original 1765 Stamp Act. In October 2011 Atelier Viollet—in collaboration with our colleagues at Studio Dell’ Arte—received a commission from the New York Historical Society to make a custom display case for the original 1765… [Read More]
In 1999 we rescued a set of chestnut wood panels from a turn of the century country estate in Brittany, France. The panels were carved by J. Leveder. These beautiful carved panels are mainly inspired by hunting and country life scenery, except for one panel representing Paris, complete with a majestic image of the Eiffel Tower… [Read More]
Our latest straw marquetry panelling project features a wall in a more contemporary setting. In this endeavor, the straw received a silvered finish, giving an iridescent quality. The result, as you can see below, is quite stunning. See our previous post on how we covered an entire room in straw marquetry panelling and learn more… [Read More]