Apple Store Paris Opéra abandons standard design

Invisible Shield for Apple iPhone 4!“Apple has essentially abandoned a standard design for the Paris Opéra retail store opening on Saturday, new photos show,” MacNN reports.

“Differences are immediately visible from the outside, as the facade employs three small, black-backed Apple logos including a banner, rather than one large white logo framed against glass and steel,” MacNN reports. “Those materials are also absent from the interior, replaced with marble, iron, stone and wood.”

Read more in the full article, as see photos, in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]

21 Comments

  1. @ His Shadow

    I think you hit the nail on the head. I couldn’t agree more – I wish my local Apple Store had that level of design and attention to local aesthetics. I think it’s damn cool.

  2. Apple HAD to abandon its standard design and they had to adhere to some strong rules which do not allow them to do what they want – the building and its interior are classified and so the “architectes des batiments de france” can deny whatever project which does not comply to the rules…

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