At a private viewing at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo
Alto, Calif., Apple Computer Inc. on Thursday unveiled a
new 750-square-foot “mini” design for its retail store. The
first six stores using the design, which Apple CEO Steve
Jobs — in his first public appearance since cancer surgery
— described as “designed to be small, and cool because
[they] are small,” will open this Saturday.
The design is striking. Very Kubrickian. Also striking is this tidbit: