atelier

noun
ate·​lier | \ ˌa-tᵊl-ˈyā How to pronounce atelier (audio) \

Definition of atelier

1 : an artist's or designer's studio or workroom
2 : workshop

Examples of atelier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Matthew is a good friend of mine and invited me to his atelier to try on his collection! Emily Farra, Vogue, 7 June 2021 The new version, which took 400 hours to make by hand in Versace’s Milan atelier, promises to be as striking as the original. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 1 June 2021 In an attempt to become New York’s answer to Balenciaga, Halston quits Bergdorf and plans to set up his own atelier. Whitney Friedlander, Vulture, 14 May 2021 Designers also have to employ an atelier with 20 full-time staff members. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 13 May 2021 The two-room atelier was part garden, part laboratory, and part gallery, with tools and design objects neatly placed and organized. Gisela Williams, Travel + Leisure, 8 May 2021 Crafted over the course of 140 hours in the Vuitton atelier, the piece features a record-breaking number of Swarovski crystals for the house. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 25 Apr. 2021 As with Cultus Artem’s perfumes, it’s made by hand in small batches, packaged and dispatched, all from the San Antonio atelier. Alexander Freeling, Robb Report, 13 Apr. 2021 In addition to the new collection, Rousteing has created a playlist of music with Maluma, a looped continual playlist that played in the Balmain atelier while collaborative process was being carried out. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of atelier

1699, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for atelier

French, from Middle French astelier woodpile, from astele splinter, from Late Latin astella, diminutive of Latin astula

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“Atelier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atelier. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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atelier

noun

English Language Learners Definition of atelier

: a room where an artist works

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