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Fast food experiments with a touch of class

At the newly unveiled McDonald’s in Times Square in New York, diners gaze serenely out of the three-storey glass “curtain wall” out into the bustling crowds below, while waiting for their orders to be sent up from the basement kitchen via dumbwaiter and hand-delivered to their table. A predominantly grey palette is punctuated by a bright yellow, three-storey staircase and some abstract yellow splashes. No Ronald McDonald reds here. Designed by Australian agency Landini, the aim of the new