The Projektový ústav obchodu a cestovného ruchu (Project Institute of Business and Tourist Trade) was established as a state planning institute of the Ministry for Trade and Tourism. It was founded January 1, 1976 to plan buildings for the tourist trade. In 1978, the scope of the Institute was extended to include research and development. By 1990, the Institute employed some 260 regular employees. In July of that year, the Institute split to four separate companies, formerly Ateliers. One of them was the Ateliér obchodu a cestovného ruchu s.r.o., (the "Atelier", which adopted the original trade mark of the Institute. After privatization on January 1, 1992, the Atelier began doing business as a limited liability company. The Atelier approaches plans and projects comprehensively producing urbanization concepts, projects for new buildings, and reconstructions as well as works of interior design and commercial art. Simply said - we provide complete services for investor from beginning to the end of the projects.