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Le Crayon Hotel is Fresh, Fun and Every Artist's Paradise

— August 19, 2011 — World
Color your world at Paris' newest tourist hotspot, Le Crayon Hotel. The youthful and vibrant ambiance is created by an eclectic mix of bright colors and diverse materials that exist at the hotel's base. Operating on the motto "Identical Lacks Creativity," the hotel prides itself on the unique design of each of its 27 rooms. Housing various characters from all over the world, the hotel was built as an artist's hub intended to nurture and fuel creative energy in a city filled with beauty.

French artist and designer Julie Gauthron says, "You will find the soul of the city, or rather an artist's view of Paris, depicted through a profound illustration along a hallway, or a magnificent view featured on the bed's headboard." As seen in the above photos of Le Crayon Hotel, Gauthron even let her daughter color in the walls and contribute charming details that make up the hotel's innovative concept.

Implications - As the travel and tourism industry continues to expand with new transportation technology and innovative architecture, the hotel industry is becoming increasingly competitive. In addition to luxurious amenities, unique design themes will help hotels stand out to prospective tourists who are looking for a fresh and different travel experience.
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