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Let’s face it, a hotel stay is basically a chance to collect things, whether it be sanctioned (mini-toiletry bottles) or not (bathrobes, tsk-tsk). But what about the hotel key cards themselves? As members of the TPG Lounge have shown, those seemingly unassuming rectangular squares can be primo souvenirs in their own right.
Shuting Shao has been collecting different hotel key cards for four years running, resulting in a hefty, colorful collection.
Peter Acker gets creative with some of his key cards, turning them into refrigerator magnets.
Caitlin Rose Anderson has arranged all her key cards by hotel brand, creating a mosaic-like grid.
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