| Eight Inc. |
San Francisco, CA 94108
| Location: |
Palo Alto, California
Size: 3,600 sq. ft.
Firm: Eight Inc.
Developer/Owner: Apple Computer, Inc.
Accessories and products are displayed on white Corian consoles. The center of the store consists of low cabinets of black-stained ash organizing more than 300 different software titles and drawing the eye through the space. On the back wall, a 10-foot diagonal rear projection screen displays new products, interactive lectures and educational demonstrations. Light fixtures are integrated in the custom ceiling, consisting of rows of luminous and non-luminous panels divided by aluminum channels.
The design of the Apple stores is simple and efficient. The stores are part of a