a: An apple store ~
b: A Frank LLoyd Wright house
What: Both are very well thought out and pleasing to look at. I was at the Apple store in Palo Alto and noticed that nothing was overlooked. The uniforms and the names tags worn by the workers had all been included in the design of the whole building. Likewise with
Frank Lloyd Wright creations: He designed the house, the interior, the furniture the dinner table, the dinner table chairs, the place settings, the silverware and the dress the dinner hostess was to wear. I'm not sure if these designers are great systematic thinkers or
control freaks, but what they have created is surely nice to look at. Living in that environment is a different matter.
Date: May 1 2010 9:59 AM
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