The most beautiful in the world of Apple Stores
• The most beautiful in the world of Apple Stores
Last year, just one quarter in Apple's 424 company stores, scattered around the world, visited by nearly 100 million customers. And it's not just the number of visitors, namely the number of people that have bought something there.
Of course, people go to stores mainly due to the products that they sell, but in this case it is not only a "magnet" for buyers. Amazing design and great detail in some Apple stores are worthy to look back at least a couple of minutes. Inside the shops like - Apple prepares all the interiors of the trade mark in the same style, but outside they are all different and unique. Let's look at the most beautiful Apple Stores around the world.
The newly opened store in Istanbul was the first, which was designed by the famous British designer Norman Foster. Shop is recessed into the ground, and when viewed from above looks like a MacBook.
Apple opened its first store in the southern hemisphere in 2008 - a three-story building on the busiest place in Sydney's busiest shopping street. The facade, as usual, glass, and through it a nice soft light shines directly on the street.
In 2010, the company opened a store in the building, where previously housed a bank - almost opposite the famous Paris Opera House. Apple decided to keep all the original architectural details - from the marble columns, mosaic floors up.
In the Beijing Sanlitun quarter, a huge structure made of stainless steel, even a cursory glance gives the impression of.
Login to the store on 5th Avenue in New York City stands out with a 9-meter glass cube which stands on its own. A glass staircase leads to the store, which is located under the ground.
In Berlin, the Apple store is located in the Opera House built in 1913. The walls are made from limestone quarried in the local quarry, and novelties items are placed on the German oak tables.
In London, Apple opened a store in the popular area of Covent Garden in 2010. This is one of the biggest Apple stores in the world - three floors, which employ 300 workers.
Apple Store in Shanghai's Pudong district - one of the most amazing. Glass cylinder leads to the main part of the store, located under the patio. Apple received a patent for this project - for its implementation need to cut out the glass very carefully in order to achieve the desired shape.
In Hong Kong Apple store opened in the IFC mall in 2011. Shop like hanging above the street - it is located between two huge skyscrapers.
In 2012, Apple opened a store in another historical place in Europe - in the building of Hirsch on Leidseplein in Amsterdam.
They say, Apple has paid 2, 5 million dollars to upgrade your "corner" on the iconic Grand Central Station in New York, as well as (supposedly) spent another $ 5 million to oust a previous owner of this place.