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A workshop or studio, especially for an artist or designer.

[French, from Old French astelier, carpenter's shop, from astele, splinter, from Late Latin astella, alteration of Latin astula, diminutive of assis, board.]


(ˈætəlˌjeɪ; French atəlje)
an artist's studio or workshop
[C17: from Old French astelier workshop, from astele chip of wood, from Latin astula splinter, from assis board]


(ˌæt lˈyeɪ, ˈæt lˌyeɪ)

a workshop or studio, esp. of an artist, artisan, or designer.
[1830–40; < French; Middle French a(s)telier literally, woodpile]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.atelier - a studio especially for an artist or designeratelier - a studio especially for an artist or designer
artist's loft - a factory loft that has been converted into an artist's workroom and living area
studio - workplace for the teaching or practice of an art; "she ran a dance studio"; "the music department provided studios for their students"; "you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph"
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It seems to me the utmost folly for a woman at the head of a household, and the mother of children, to spend in an atelier days which would be better employed contriving for the comfort of her family.
Above this floor was a large atelier, which had been increased in size by pulling down the partitions -- a pandemonium, in which the artist and the dandy strove for preeminence.
Joe and Delia met in an atelier where a number of art and music students had gathered to discuss chiaroscuro, Wagner, music, Rembrandt's works, pictures, Waldteufel, wall paper, Chopin and Oolong.
I am very glad of one thing," said Anna to Golenishtchev when they were on their way back: "Alexey will have a capital atelier.
And these people, whose interests were so warmly looked after, in order not to fail in respect for their king quitted shops, stalls, and ateliers to go and evince a little gratitude to Louis XIV.
Khartoum , 16 Juin (SUNA) - Le Centre de l'Universite de Khartoum pour la formation avance organisera au cours de la periode de 16-18 de Juin un atelier sur les normes nationales pour assurer la qualite de l'enseignement superieur sous l'auspices du ministre de l'Enseignement superieur et de la recherche scientifique Dr Sumaya Abu Kashawa a la Salle d'hotes a Shambat.
Manama-May20(BNA) Al-Reem Charity Atelier today inaugurated its debut expo under the patronage of Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa.
Fiona Townsend, a degree student at the Royal School of Needlework in Surrey, was one of three students picked to work with Atelier Chalayan.
In the summer of 2012, he made his Glimmerglass Festival debut as Le Chevalier Danois (Armide), a role he also performed for Opera Atelier in Toronto and on tour to Royal Opera of Versailles.
By Atelier, a Paris-based Atelier Haute Communiation's brand which tailor-makes handsets for luxury brands, has created a handmade chassis for the latest iPhone 5s.
Vincent Vandergeeten, sales and marketing manager of Atelier DLHV, pitches the new LovA Steam ironing station
CALLING all Tom Ford perfume fans, the Texan design God's new Atelier d''Orient range is a collection of four Private Blend fragrances inspired by Asia.

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