Photographs courtesy of Chase Hooper.
This morning in Southlake, Texas, Apple reopened its retailer within the Southlake Town Square buying district with an all-new design. The grand reopening comes simply in time for the discharge of new iPads and Macs on November seventh. Prospects will recall that the shop closed on March 4th of this 12 months for renovations. Over the previous eight months, Apple basically rebuilt the shop and massively expanded its footprint.
The brand new Apple Southlake Town Square follows a template of comparable Today at Apple-centric reworking tasks throughout the globe, however features a few particular particulars. Whereas most recent out of doors Apple shops in modest buying facilities have featured a refined white facade and ceiling lined with mild panels, Southlake’s new retailer joins Apple Lehigh Valley in pioneering a revised aesthetic.
Frivolously textured stone partitions, a wooden paneled ceiling, and a beneficiant overhang are signature options of the brand new look. These architectural particulars have been as soon as reserved for extra important standalone shops like flagships in Chicago and Seoul. Apple now seems to be setting a precedent of bringing the identical design parts to smaller places. The result’s an area that feels hotter, extra pure, and really acquainted.
Exterior, Apple has added timber and 4 granite benches in entrance of the principle entry. Others have noted that comparable fixtures have been put in at Austria’s first retailer, Apple Kärntner Straße, in Vienna. Inside, a brand new Video Wall will assist host At the moment at Apple content, together with the 60 upcoming sessions introduced at this previous week’s particular occasion in Brooklyn.
Southlake’s Apple retailer first opened on April 8, 2006 with a basic stainless-steel facade. On the grand opening, guests acquired free T-shirts and will enter to win a $2100 Digital Way of life Assortment. The unique format featured an area known as The Studio, the place prospects may chat one-on-one with Apple’s workforce of Creatives. All through the reconstruction process this 12 months, @chase_111899 has meticulously documented the shop’s progress. Roughly twice as broad as the unique house, Apple mixed its current construction with a former Michael Kors retailer subsequent door.
Texas will boast Apple’s newest retailer for only one week. On November 10th, Bangkok’s new Iconsiam Mall will turn into host to a serious flagship, launching At the moment at Apple in Thailand for the primary time. We additionally anticipate to see the grand opening of Apple Champs-Élysées in Paris earlier than the top of the month, the place Apple has collaborated with 15 artists to carry the shop’s home windows to life.
In the USA, six shops are presently beneath renovation together with New York’s Fifth Avenue glass dice, the place development seems virtually full. Apple’s reworking plans within the U.S. will not be anticipated to decelerate, and embody the long run growth of Apple Dadeland in Miami, Florida.