History of the Interior Design
The decoration and the interior design of the Hotel de Toiras have been signed by Pierre-Yves ROCHON. Olivia Le Calvez has also had the support of the best craftspeople in order to highlight the history of the island of Ré and of the Poitou-Charente region, including Taillardat, Bronze d'Art Français, regional antiquarians, ... . The choice of the fabrics included leading French furniture makers such as Pierre Frey, Canovas, Brunschwig, Ralph Lauren... . The mission consisted in reviving a 17th century shipowner house, located at the entrance to the harbour of Saint-Martin-de-Ré, like an invitation to a journey. Olivia Le Calvez has initiated the revival of leading historical figures, artists or explorers through fabrics, atmospheres, colours, antique furniture, patina … to transport you into a cosy and warm atmosphere.