An atelier is a workshop where an artist creates. An atelier is basically a studio, but it sounds way cooler. It’s a French word, so say it with an accent.

An atelier is a room where artists make their work. A painter’s atelier will be full of paint, brushes, canvases, and other tools of the trade. Sculptors and designers also have ateliers. An atelier gives the artist the space and privacy needed to create. An atelier is a place of creativity.

Definitions of atelier

n a studio especially for an artist or designer

artist's workroom
artist's loft
a factory loft that has been converted into an artist's workroom and living area
Type of:
workplace for the teaching or practice of an art

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