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 a consistent theme that they were all coveted for their innumerable powers, all surely divinely inspired. Be it their beauty, the enchanting materials they were made from, the process of their forging or preordained purpose- these objects cast a spell over all who encountered them even in rumor.
But today, encountering such a spellbinding object of desire is far from a mythical rumor. As a matter of fact, it is likely we’ve found one of the last standing artisans who may be able to recreate Pandora’s Box or the chest holding Jason’s dear Golden Fleece – his name is Jean-Paul Viollet, of Brooklyn-based Atelier Viollet; where all the artisans employed seem to have the Midas touch.”
Read the full post at Artisanal Specs.