Apple of Paradise: 8 Most Beautiful Apple Stores

Apple Dubai Mall
Apple Dubai Mall

Apple always makes sure that its devices and accessories are perfect for everyone. That is why each product is a real work of art that not only looks good but also works without interruption. In addition to total excellence in the manufacture of devices, Apple also cares about Apple Store customers, and their comfort to visit branded stores again and again. To do this, Apple creates real architectural masterpieces called Apple Stores. Today we have compiled our TOP 10 most beautiful Apple retail stores around the world.

Apple Dubai Mall

Within walking distance from the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa hotel of the same name. It houses one of two Apple stores in Dubai. A 55-meter curved storefront at Apple Dubai Mall and a balcony overlook the iconic Dubai Fountain. A feature of the store is the “Solar Wings” system. It reacts to the hot climate of the place and automatically turns on the cooling of the room when the temperature rises. The “wings” themselves are motorized windows. They are made from 340 carbon fiber-reinforced polymer rods. At 5.5 meters wide, these 18 panels are one of the largest kinetic art installations in the world. When creating this system, Apple engineers were inspired by the Arabic mashrabiya. These patterned wooden bars are placed on windows and balconies to protect from the direct rays of the sun.

Apple Dubai Mall

Besides the historical cultural code reflected in the details, there is also a modern classic – the luxurious Dubai lifestyle that permeates everything, even the design of the shops. Millions of people fly to Dubai for shopping, luxury hotels, and yachts, and to rent a luxury car. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a luxury rental car? That’s right – convertible car rental. Despite the luxurious lifestyle of the locals, renting such cars is quite an affordable pleasure, unlike buying and maintaining the same car. And also, renting a car for the sake of diversity is much more environmentally friendly than buying a whole fleet of foreign cars.

Apple Birmingham

Apple Birmingham is a fairly small Apple Store in England that earned it the number one spot on our list thanks to its exceptional exterior and interior design. The building where the store settled used to be a bank branch. But the company from Cupertino was able to restore the building to its former beauty while retaining the charm of bygone years.

Apple Store Birmingham

Apple Piazza Liberty

The mere location of the Apple Store in Milan in Piazza Liberty is amazing. The store is located near Corso Vittorio Emanuele, one of the most popular pedestrian streets in the city. Right in front of the entrance to the store is a grandiose glass fountain. It is located in the center of the open-air amphitheater. The store itself is decorated classically for the company: metal, stone, and wood. Here they are happy to meet customers who want to purchase equipment, accessories, or customize their equipment.

Apple Piazza Liberty

Apple Michigan Avenue

Apple Michigan Avenue is located in Chicago. What is unusual about it? The shop in the literal sense of the word consists of glass. All four of its walls are completely glass, only the roof is made of white wood and looks in the general ensemble as if it were floating above the store.

Apple Michigan Avenue

Apple Regent Street

In London, Apple was able to justify the whole palace of Apple Regent Street. Unusual medieval-style paintings on the facade of the building are perfectly combined with glass inserts and shop windows, which are loved by the company. All this beauty is also complemented by white wood shelving inside and spectacular lighting.

Apple Regent Street

Apple Iconsiam

The Apple Iconsiam retail store is located in Thailand, Bangkok. In the best tradition of Apple, most of the details and the scale wall are made of glass. Four majestic columns support a natural wood ceiling. Inside, there are many shelves with Apple products, in front of the store itself there is a small glass terrace and a designer park, which is illuminated by lights at night.

Apple Store Iconsiam

Apple Marina Bay Sands

Apple Marina Bay Sands is the first Apple Store in the world to be built on the water and the third built in Singapore. The store is built in the form of a sphere with a diameter of 30 meters, in the center of the domed roof of which there is a round hole for daylight (oculus), similar to the Roman Pantheon. The dome is formed from 114 glass fragments. Thanks to the transparency of the walls, the store offers a panoramic view of the bay and the city.

Apple Marina Bay Sands

Apple Store Pudong

One of the most iconic for Apple is its Shanghai store. At its top is a glass cylinder. From it you can go to the underground courtyard, where the main part of the Apple Store is located. The company even received a patent for curved glass, which forms the same cylinder. They created this beauty in California, and in China, they simply assembled it.

Apple Store Pudong

The design of the store in Shanghai is inspired by the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York.

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