Atelier Viollet recently completed a cabinet in gypsum, palmwood & gilt bronze, designed by Jean-Paul Viollet. This is the newest addition to our line of gypsum pieces. The mitered joinery at the sides gives the gypsum a “waterfall” effect. We are excited to share this newest piece with you.
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Jean-Paul Viollet was featured in a recent post on Artisanal Specs, a monthly online publication that showcases top artisans and specialty craftspeople. Read a sample of the post below: “It is not just anyone who possesses the gift of creating a literal object of desire. Thumbing back through time, through an infinite catalogue of mythical objects, it remains… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet acquired a new collection of vintage books of the Art Deco era: Devantures de Boutiques, by Louis-Pierre Sezille, originally published in Paris, 1927. This particular folio contains wonderful plates of storefronts by renown architects. We’re excited to share this addition to our library collection, as well as to share our passion for Art… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet is now featured on Dering Hall: the online marketplace for great design. Dering Hall features the finest in interior designers, architects, and artisans as well as products in the realm of high-end home furnishings and accessories. “At Dering Hall we are passionate about design and broadening the audience for the best the industry has to… [Read More]
In a recent article published in the Financial Times, Sandrine Viollet discussed straw marquetry furniture technique. “What fascinates me is that you start with such a simple material and end up with beautiful furniture,” says Sandrine Viollet, master of straw marquetry at Atelier Viollet. “You can’t use any machines to work the straw “ only… [Read More]
All of us at Atelier Viollet would like to extend our sincerest holiday greetings to our clients, friends and family for a joyous, healthy holiday season and new year. We look forward to sharing our upcoming endeavors here on the blog.
We are in the process of fabricating a beautiful extending dining table for Mary Delaney Interior Design. One of the more complicated parts about this particular table is the top inlay design pattern. The pictured inlay table top requires a great amount of concentration and attention to detail. Each movement of the hand must be… [Read More]
A new shipment of Gypsum arrived at our workshop recently. A very difficult material to process, it will be used in a new prototype for which fabrication will begin shortly. Here at Atelier Viollet, we pride ourselves in being on the front lines of exploration when it comes to innovative applications of our favorite materials,… [Read More]