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 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]
Atelier Viollet is very pleased to share recent features with the Kips Bay Decorator Show House! This month, the workshop ran an ad in Kips Bay Decorator Show House Journal, the foundation’s annual publication. Their journal features modern triumphs in the design world from tastefully decorated interiors to vibrant textiles. The show house (backed by… [Read More]
March 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Atelier Viollet’s residence in its current address, 505 Driggs Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In commemoration, the workshop wishes to share a bit of the history and development of Atelier Viollet. Atelier Viollet studio, 2016. Atelier Viollet was originally located on Metropolitan Avenue between Lorimer and Union. Beginning around… [Read More]