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]
Atelier Viollet recently completed a pair of herringbone pattern tops in palmwood, designed by Thad Hayes. One of Atelier Viollets favorite materials is palmwood. It is a rare wood species that was primarily used by a famous decorator, Eugene Printz, during the 1920s and 1930s. The beauty of palmwood resides in the mixture of light and… [Read More]
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.
Material and finish samples are an integral part of the furniture making process here at Atelier Viollet. Our proposals routinely include the development of new samples, together with the shop drawings. These help to show how the actual materials and finishes will appear on the final product. We start working on them right after our… [Read More]