The first Apple Store in Kyoto is inspired by the architecture of the city
Apple has officially unveiled the first Apple retail Store in the japanese city of Kyoto, which will open its doors next Saturday, August 25. The structure is inspired by the traditional architecture of this beautiful city.
The first Apple Store in Kyoto is located outside the shopping complex, Zero Gate and is formed by a series of coatings made using woven bamboo.
Apple is promoting the opening of this store with a series of posters scattered throughout the city, as well as with digital advertising in Japan, which include theme backgrounds, animations and playlists on Apple's Music.
Built on several floors, the façade is reminiscent of the traditional architecture of Kyoto and show a large Apple logo on the fourth floor of the building. The company has also used many local materials, with the windows of the various floors coated inspired by the lanterns of the japanese. For the outer frame was used the wood, in addition to a special card used in the past for the construction of the traditional houses of Kyoto.
To the Kyoto protocol is the 504° Apple Stores around the world, and is the second of the three new stores that will be open in Japan in 2018.
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