Commissioned by Victoria Hagan, Atelier Viollet has fabricated an orange desk in Incienso wood. This vibrant color is natural to the wood and adds variety to the extensive collection of desks. Yet another geometric achievement for the workshop.
The Official Atelier Viollet Blog
Last Saturday, Jean-Paul Viollet attended the signing of designer and DwellStudio founder Christiane Lemieux’s new book The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details, which features Atelier Viollet as one of its favorite current artisans. One Kings Lane hosted the book signing, a design-consulting firm and showroom based in SoHo, where designers, editors, and artisans… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet is proud to announce the launch of our newly updated website. The new layout allows’a straightforward look at our history, projects, and designs. Enjoy! Jean-Paul Viollet’s Hands
Jean-Paul Viollet uses the massive drawing board as one of the first steps in his creative process. Located in the workshop’s office, it is the nucleus of future projects, where Jean-Paul and his team can visualize their plans. Sketched by hand in pencil, the drawings’ proximity to sample materials (some seen below) allow for the… [Read More]
Sandrine Viollet (along with several other members of the Atelier Viollet team) is currently working on straw marquetry interiors for a project to be completed this Fall. These interiors are composed of individual hand-cut fans with a sunburst shape. Each fan is then applied to the interior panels, forming a rhythmic pattern of sunbursts along a… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet presents the latest addition to our cabinet collection: The Silver Ray Cabinet. The exterior is adorned entirely in shagreen with a white gold leaf finish. This process tints the shagreen, producing a hypnotizing effect. The two doors open to an exquisite interior of grey dyed parchment. Gabon ebony makes a discrete appearance in the pulls as… [Read More]