American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A workshop or studio, especially for an artist or designer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A workshop; specifically, the workroom of a sculptor or painter; a studio.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A workshop; a studio.
- n. a studio especially for an artist or designer
- From French atelier. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French astelier, carpenter's shop, from astele, splinter, from Late Latin astella, alteration of Latin astula, diminutive of assis, board. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The atelier was a charming room; panelled like all the others in a light grey wood.”
“My only English-speaking companion in the atelier was a younger brother of Edward Armitage, the Royal Academician; the popular atelier at that time for the English and American students being that of Couture.”
“English-speaking companion in the atelier was a younger brother of”
“Lagerfeld's latest foray outside the atelier is a range of glassware for Swiss homewear brand Orrefors, which came about when he wanted to conceive the perfect glasses and coasters for his many houses.”
“Her atelier aka dress shop in Sherman Oaks reminded me of Villa Cirta in France I visited, a simple family home filled with arts, each piece laid out with distinction, in multiple squares of a built-in wall gallery, with a well - groomed organic herbs and produce garden, regularly harvested for cooking classes.”
“The wedge/shed profile and volume of the atelier was a given and reflects my preference for simplicity, restraint and respect for the working class character of the neighbor.”
“It was the classic "atelier," everything you imagine Paris to be.”
“You get the sense that McQueen would pull a knife on you if you called his workspace an "atelier," so: McQueen reclines on a couch in his … workspace.”
“A modern "atelier" of flints -- this was an amusing revelation.”
“From the window as I write -- I am up in the attic, which Amélie calls the "atelier," because it is in the top of the house and has a tiny north light in the roof -- that being the only place where I am sure of being undisturbed --”
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