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]
Atelier Viollet is excited to introduce its fireplace mantel in gypsum and bronze. As seen with past works created from these materials, the square gypsum panels are accentuated by the thin bronze frame. Designed by Luca Andrisani, the mantel follows the tradition of geometric harmony. The gypsum’s splintered frostiness combined with the solid bronze frame will… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet looks back on design magazine Objekt International‘s feature of their work in a breathtaking Mayan-style home. Based in the outskirts of Austin, Texas, the project was spearheaded by designer Fern Santini, architect Paul Lamb, and builder David Escobedo. Apart from this talented trifecta, the project necessitated an entire team of designers and artisans to achieve its finalized… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet introduces its latest console creation in walnut with gypsum and gold patina. The workshop has experimented with various materials and styles over the years for their consoles. Designed by Robert Stern Studio, the latest addition features a bold walnut frame with a gypsum flourish. The gypsum does not overpower the walnut, but instead, wraps around it… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet recently completed a new box of samples for the studio that contains a range of signature materials our workshop employs. The box features variations in parchment, shagreen, horn, mica, gypsum, and straw, amongst others. Each sample accentuates the material’s specific characteristics, rendering an idea of how it might take form as a unique… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet has great admiration for J.M. Frank’s designs. This is a famous Pineapple Table originally designed by J.M. Frank that was recreated in our workshop. The low table is entirely constructed out of solid oak that is heavily brushed to achieve this unique appearance.