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Atelier ViolletCustom furnitureJean-Paul Viollet established Atelier Viollet in 1986, but his households furniture-making roots extend back at least 7 generations to alpine France in the 1700s. From his workshop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Viollet honors those traditions by fashioning rosewood, Macassar ebony, or gouged oak into consoles, sideboards, cabinets, desks, beds, and screens. Viollets method equates well to custom-made productions that he has fabricated for design partners including Busta Studio, Julie Hillman, and S.R. Gambrel.
Miles Redd has long turned to Pearson when one of his tasks begs for a long lasting declaration floor, however Nick Olsen, Kate Rheinstein Brodsky, Gideon Mendelson, Lisa Hilderbrand, and Todd Klein have all turned to the Roselle Park, New Jersey– based specialized painter to get the task done. Pearson gussies up walls and ceilings, too, but he has made flooring his niche considering that 1988, brazenly covering entrance halls and powder rooms alike with large grids of room-expanding checkerboards, sophisticated monochromatic geometric themes, and vibrant, unanticipated color combinations.
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