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Apple Car will be the Center of the World

Thoughts on Apple Car, Part 147

Michael Schmidt
Aug 8 · 2 min read

We have talked a lot about the place of Apple Car in the company’s ecosystem and about its design both inside and out. Ever new clues we have taken from consumer products you can buy to Apple’s „largest product“ – its retail stores.

And the newly opened Apple Central World in Thailand is adding to the design language we can expect for a car. Some of the materials we know have seen quite significant new applications in this architecture.

What we can take from it is maybe parts of the answer to a overarching interior question: What will the ceiling look like?

Will it be a classic white roof with built-in lights that create a perfectly lit no-shadow interior? (like in the first photo on the left below)

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Or will it be wooden tiles tightly aligned with the shape of the overall car design, creating a warm interior that blends with the outside colours? (see second photo on the right above)

The way glass and wood work together with the green trees and bright skies – could very well be the colour palette of Apple Car.

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Thoughts on Apple Car

Conceptualizations on the future car, a.o.

Michael Schmidt

Written by

Director Consulting at Virtual Identity. I spent a decade on automotive brands in digital, and blog about brand strategy, #ubx and #AppleCar / #ProjectTitan.

Thoughts on Apple Car

Conceptualizations on the future car, a.o. shared by former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée, Apple/Google/Dropbox designer Ryhan Hassan, Lyft and Snap VC investor Alex Giannikoulis, Wristly founder Bernard Desarnauts, and CaminaLab/Drivania/Shotl founder Gerard Martret.

Michael Schmidt

Written by

Director Consulting at Virtual Identity. I spent a decade on automotive brands in digital, and blog about brand strategy, #ubx and #AppleCar / #ProjectTitan.

Thoughts on Apple Car

Conceptualizations on the future car, a.o. shared by former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée, Apple/Google/Dropbox designer Ryhan Hassan, Lyft and Snap VC investor Alex Giannikoulis, Wristly founder Bernard Desarnauts, and CaminaLab/Drivania/Shotl founder Gerard Martret.

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