- A workshop or studio, especially one used by an artist or designer.More example sentences
- For the work of those artists within the imperial ateliers was subject to close examination by the emperor himself.
- The fact that Shah Jahan directly oversaw the art production of the Mughal atelier, put his artists under strict imperial control.
- The collection is, in every way, a classic offering from the atelier of fashion designer Stella McCartney.
late 17th century: from French, from Old French astelle 'splinter of wood', from Latin astula.