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easyHotel: How to Make Cheap Look Not-So-Cheap

Low cost hotel chain easyHotel has redesigned their rooms to better accommodate budget travellers and to eliminate the overly orange, prison-cell...

Dan Gould
Dan Gould on February 25, 2009.

Low cost hotel chain easyHotel has redesigned their rooms to better accommodate budget travellers and to eliminate the overly orange, prison-cell-looking rooms. Softening and improving the functionality of the spartan rooms are a new subtle color scheme, more storage and flexible lighting options. The redesign was created by London architects ZMMA. It’s a simple, but drastic improvement which illustrates how little design changes can go a long way. Check out the before and after photos below.

[via Hotel Chatter]

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