Apple’s Coolest Stores From Around The World
Their sleek exteriors and welcoming interiors are just what Apple wants people to think of when they think of Apple.
Awesome staircase, bro. (via betta design on Flickr)
It has an elevator with NO BUTTONS. Ringu. (via AchimH on Flickr)
This was for the grand opening, though it still doesn’t make any sense. (via Capitan Giona on Flickr)
New York (5th Avenue)
Open, for some reason, 24 hours a day. (via Dinesh Cyanam on Flickr)
London (World’s Largest Apple Store)
Art Deco-y! (via ClickE on Flickr)
And Beyond: Mall Of America (Bloomington, Minnesota)
The most depressing Apple store? (via Apple)
These are Apple’s first two stores. Tysons Corner, Virginia on the left, Glendale, California on the right.
The wooden tables that are now standard in Apple stores started in Phoenix
Apple’s first international expansion was into Japan, this is its Ginza store
Apple’s dedication to secrecy and big reveals carries over to its stores. Here is its best attempt to keep a secret in New York …
… and its attempt in China to hide a new store.
The Apple store in Shanghai revealed
The Apple store in Manhattan on 5th avenue revealed
Looking up at the glass stair case inside the 5th avenue store
Here’s another store in China.
Apple’s stores can reflect their surroundings, like this store in Miami.
Or this store in London, which is Apple’s biggest in the world.
A view from the London store, which is Apple’s largest, looking out to the street
Apple store openings are usually a big deal. Here you can see the celebration of a store opening in Hawaii.
Apple is quite fond of big glass fronts for its stores, like this one in Boston
The Boston store also sports one of Apple’s signature glass staircases
Apple’s store in the mall at Louvre makes for pretty photos
The interior of Apple’s other store in Paris is crazy looking
And here’s the exterior of the Paris store on the day it opened
Apple’s store in Bondai has trees in it.
This isn’t an Apple store, but Apple paid $3.9 million to help Chicago transit renovate this train station which is near its Lincoln Park store
Before image: Metro Jackson, Afer image: Flickr/Zolk
And here’s the Lincoln Park store