We are big fans of India Mahdavi, being a designer who sets trends and influences widely the interior design scene. If you happen to be in the Provence any time soon, you might want to stay at the Hôtel du Cloître re-designed by India Mahdavi recently. Don’t get fooled by what looks like a rather rustic facade of a discreet townhouse, the contemporary interior design, quirky, colorful stays true to the whimsical signature style by the Paris based design studio.
I’m not one to describe my aesthetic because I just do what I do, but I like to say that I’m a polychrome and polyglot. So, polychrome is colourful and polyglot is multi-cultural in a way. I would say also that my aim and what I’m trying to achieve in my work is happiness. It’s how to bring joy to homes and make them better.- India Mahdavi for Verve Magazine
The former monastery turned boutique hotel counts with 19 spacious, light-filled rooms is located within the ancient city walls and a short walk away from many of Arles’ most important landmarks and attractions.