Palmwood has been used in many of Atelier Viollet‘s pieces, and is one of our favorite veneers. It is a highly appreciated material particularly due to its beautiful combination of light and dark fibers. It is for this very reason that Jean Paul Viollet reveres the wood so much. Due to its unique appearance, it… [Read More]
We recently completed a set of two horn side tables, designed by Erik Smith in collaboration with Atelier Viollet. The horn has been transformed into a smooth illustrious material through a diligent preparation process. The medium toned horn tiles cover the entire surface, creating a simple but elegant look that focuses all the attention on the material… [Read More]
Vito Vitali joined Atelier Viollet in 2006 after being introduced to the company by a current employee. His understanding of the materials and artisanal ability led him to obtain a spot on the team. Vito was honored by the great opportunity and looked forward to demonstrating his talents at the workshop. Every morning he prepares… [Read More]
Stan Loskot began working at Atelier Viollet in 2004. Having just moved to New York from Florida, he was looking for a position in an established cabinet making shop. He heard about Atelier Viollet and was intrigued by the positive reviews he received from friends. Stan showed up at the workshop, ready to show his… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet recently completed a set of short tables inspired by Jean Dunand, one of the most prominent Art Deco lacquer decorators. The tables are black lacquered with a black glass top, giving them a lush reflective look. They also feature pull out extensions that protrude from either side.
Currently, Sandrine Viollet is working on a new straw marquetry project for Atelier Viollet: a room entirely covered in straw marquetry. Each panel is curved and, once all placed together, will be installed in a room generating a scalloped wall. Sandrine will complete about a hundred straw panels, approximately 6 inches by 8 feet, which will result… [Read More]