Apple previews Changsha store in China ahead of grand opening on Sept. 4

Apple on Wednesday offered a sneak peek at Apple Changsha, the company’s first retail outlet to open China’s Hunan province.

ChangshaLocated in the Changsha IFS shopping mall, Apple’s latest storefront features all the trappings of a modern Apple Store and a few unique touches like a double-height facade with a “completely new” gradient frit and mirrored coating.The tall glass panels manufacturing in Tianjin, China, feature a blurred transition from translucent to opaque and shift in appearance as the day progresses. Seasons also affect the facade’s look, Apple says, adding that Apple Changsha is the first to receive the treatment.

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