Apple welcomes you to Grand Central

To promote the opening of its new shop in Grand Central station, Apple has installed a giant digital version of the traditional split-flap train schedule board using 58 computer display monitors

To promote the opening of its new shop in Grand Central station, Apple has installed a giant digital version of the traditional split-flap train schedule board using 58 computer display monitors

Each letter appears to flip into place to reveal a series of headlines, including “Only one bar in Grand Central has Geniuses.” ,”Drop off your Mac at 8:42. Pick it up at 6:29.” “Grab an iPod touch. You’ll wish your commute was longer.” and “Soon, missing your train won’t be so bad.”

 

 

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If you enjoy reading the Creative Review website, we think you’ll enjoy reading the magazine even more. The December issue of CR includes a profile piece on the independent creative scene in Liverpool, a major interview with Dutch book designer Irma Boom and a great piece on ‘Poster King’ Edward McKnight Kauffer. You’ll also find articles on Dentsu London, a review of the Walker Art Center’s Graphic Design: Now in Production show and a fascinating debate on the clash between design and advertising betwen Wally Olins and CHI’s Dan Beckett.

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