Category Archives: About Atelier Choux

How to pronounce Atelier Choux

Atelier Choux /a.tə.lje ʃu/ Have you ever found yourself wondering if you have been pronouncing Atelier Choux correctly? Well, wonder no more, consider this post a complimentary French language lesson. An “Atelier” (ah-tel-yay) is an artist’s workshop or studio. Think about a sun-drenched space with oversized windows overlooking the rooftops of Paris, with paint and parchment strewn […]

The inspiration for our new Versailles Balloons art print

Long before the first balloon flight took place, men had dreamed of flying in the air. In the 18th century, the Montgolfier brothers finally made it happen. Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, paper manufacturers at the time, discovered that with heated air in a paper or fabric bag, the bag rose. In 1782, they then began […]

Founders Q&A – Interview with Poster Child Magazine

It was at Pitti Bimbo 88 in Florence, Italy where we first spotted Atelier Choux and I remember the exact moment! We were strolling through the maze of tradeshow buildings in between fashion shows when we stopped dead in our tracks. They had pretty bibs on display, dresses and blankets but the true show stopper […]

The inspirational Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau is close to Atelier Choux’s heart. It was the first “muse” of the brand and a lot of inspiration comes from there. The founders of Atelier Choux live close by the park and have always admired its beauty. Parc Monceau is located in the 8ème arrondissement in Paris, between Arc de Triomphe and […]

Atelier Choux and architecture

Today, 5th of October, we celebrate World Architecture Day. Architecture should be much more appreciated, but usually we take it for granted. Next time you are walking in the city, focus on looking around you. Almost everything you see is a result of design and architecture. It is everyday art that we should be able […]

Functional everyday carré – how to use it!

Atelier Choux’s signature, multipurpose carrés are elegant and functional daily essentials. They are also an easy gender-neutral gift for any newborn. Not only will they make unique, beautiful gifts but they will also go to use immediately. If you are still not sure why the carré would be a perfect gift, take a look at the […]

Behind the scenes of our new Paris print

Adorable creatures are starting their day in the city of lights. Parisians and tourists alike are walking around with their breakfast baguettes, lounging in cafés sipping coffee and smelling the fresh croissants emanate from the boulangeries. It must be a weekend because the farmers market is already bustling. Tourists are consulting their maps, rushing to […]

History of Versailles – 10 interesting facts

Today, on the 6th of May, it has been 338 years since the Versailles became the headquarters of the government. The Château de Versailles was the principal royal residence and the center of the kingdom from 1682 until 1789 when the French Revolution started. Versailles’ history starts with a small hunting lodge that turned into […]

Celebrating the Notre Dame

Today (15.4) marks one year since the devastating fire at Notre Dame. Today we are thinking about this magnificent monument and we have gathered 10 interesting, lesser-known facts about our Notre Dame de Paris: THE TOWERS ARE NOT IDENTICAL When you first look at the cathedral’s two towers, they seem to be twins. When you observe them a little […]

Our Story: Behind Atelier Choux

Nicolas, Atelier Choux’s co-founder, explains how he and his wife started the brand and how the Atelier Choux aesthetic was born. What has been your source of inspiration and why did you decide to embark on this particular career journey? My wife and I love art, illustration, architecture and interior design. While our professional lives […]

Mattias Adolfsson – The illustrator behind Atelier Choux aesthetic

Atelier Choux is privileged to work with this acclaimed Swedish illustrator, Mattias Adolfsson, who is recognized around the world for his whimsical landscapes, with more than 500,000 fans across social networks. From his studio in Sigtuna across from Lake Mälaren that borders Stockholm, Mattias fills the pages of his Moleskine journals with kind robots, gentle […]

Atelier Choux quality and savoir-faire – 100% organic cotton

Environmentally friendly, quality materials are in the core of Atelier Choux. For us it is very important that everything, from resourcing the raw materials to final packaging, is sustainable and thoughtful. We want our products to be safe for those use them but also for those who make them. Made in France We take great […]