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Arne Jacobsen fast food. Why are Europeans so much classier than Americans?
Thanks (again) to Blue Ant Studio for the tip.
Trust me, this is the exception rather than the rule.
this one does NOT constitute class. The furniture in that one-off much debated store is all KNOCK-OFFS!
I don’t really find this manipulation of intellectual property cool in any way, sorry.
This isn’t a one-off, I live in Reading, about 45 miles west of London, and at least 2 of our local McDs are in this style.
It’s a shame these are copies.
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