Atelier Viollet is pleased to share that 2 of our pieces of work can be found in Architectural Digest‘s latest July issue (and featured cover story) ‘Perfect Harmony’, a distinguished and tasteful estate in Long Island designed by architect Thomas Kligerman of Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects and famed interior designer Elissa Cullman of Cullman & Kravis…. [Read More]
We at Atelier Viollet are pleased to share with you one of our more recent creations, a cabinet in straw, commissioned by Fawn Galli Interiors. This cabinet is entirely covered in light colored straw marquetry and features a beautiful sunburst pattern. The interior houses a mechanized TV lift.
Atelier Viollet was recently featured in Departures Home & Design magazine. Specifically, the magazine featured a Bookcase in Burnt Ash, Straw Marquetry, Lucite & Blackend Steel designed by Jean-Paul Viollet. From the brink of extinction, straw marquetry’s exquisite patterns were rescued by the award-winning Sandrine Viollet. Each piece of wheat, rye or oat straw is opened, flattened and dyed… [Read More]
Every three years, France recognizes her finest craftspeople, chosen from over 180 trades, with the coveted title “One of the best Craftsmen in France.” In 2008, for the first time, the exquisitely delicate technique of Straw Marquetry was included. Sandrine Viollet dedicated over 1500 hours, created 100 custom colors on 24 wood blocks, and brought home… [Read More]
Atelier Viollet recently completed magnificent straw marquetry panelling for a media cabinet as well as a set of doors for the newly constructed super yacht, M/Y Quattroelle. We’re collectively honored to be involved in the construction of such a grand interior. Measuring in at a full 85 meters, the ship represents “four Ls”, as per its name: Love, Life, Liberty,… [Read More]
Thomas Edison had one. Einstein, too. If you’re the sort of guy who likes to experiment, you need a lab. Jean-Paul Viollet is fortunate to have one just a few steps from his desk. It sits behind an unmarked door in the office of his Brooklyn shop. Step inside and you will find a magnificent… [Read More]