If you’re an iPhone or Mac user, or even if you aren’t, there’s a good chance that you’ve been to an Apple Store. These clean and sleek retail outlets are like small bastions of the company’s design aesthetic and customer philosophy. And they’re spread out across the world and of course, staffed by Apple Store employees.. But […]
An amusing tidbit this morning highlights a potential flaw in Apple Park’s all-glass design. Bloomberg reports that some employees who might not have been paying 100% attention to where they are walking have accidentally walked into the clear glass internal walls of the pods that make up Apple Park. As a remedy, employees stuck Post-It notes to the walls to make them easier to see. However, these had to be removed because ‘they detracted from the building’s design’.
Whilst there are some markings on these panes, it seems employees haven’t quite adjusted to their new campus. Apple is still in the process of moving employees over to the new campus; at last count, it had permission to move in workers to 5 out of the 12 Apple Park sections.
Apple opened its new campus last year — a stunning, glass wall-filled space meant to encourage collaboration and cooperation. But Bloomberg reports today that this achievement in design appears to have sacrificed some functionality — a growing them…
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According to a report, some of Apple’s employees who work at its brand new Apple Park campus are having a few problems getting around. The story goes that people are accidentally walking into the clear glass internal walls that make up Apple Park, apparently because they simply aren’t paying attention.
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An architectural marvel, perhaps no building sums up the company it contains better than Apple’s “spaceship” campus. The impressive structure houses some 13,000 employees, each contained within barely there walls overflowing with giant panes of glass — some standing as high as 45- feet. The inner offices are more of the same, steel and glass, an homage to the industrial design aesthetic that Apple has cultivated throughout its product line over the last decade. Though aesthetically pleasing, the glass has proven to be a hindrance to employees. According to persons familiar with the matter, Apple employees can’t seem to stop…
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