12 Dec '11, 9pm

Apple gets that green design is vernacular design

Apple gets that green design is vernacular design

But time marches on, and so I was prepared for the worst; some giant glass apple or abstract smoked glass space dividers cutting off the mezzanine, where the store lives, from the rest of the terminal. I'm genuinely pleased to have been completely wrong in my expectations; Apple’s chief designers completely respected the space, basically removing everything that wasn’t Grand Central (from the previous restaurant that had existed there) and simply setting up those long tables they have in all their stores, with iPad, iPhones, Macbooks and iPods. Nothing crazy, nothing that takes away from the classically gorgeous lines and glow that is Grand Central. And what could be more eco-friendly than not adding what's unnecessary? What could be greener than going minimal with construction and materials?

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