If any one thing has contributed to Apple's success as a consumer products company, innovative design sits atop the list. Let's face it, the beauty and simplicity of the iPhone was one of the things that attracted me to it and has made me a new fan of Apple products. Their beautiful iMacs, iPhones and the awesome iPad set the standard for design. Apple has taken that formula and translated it to

their retail stores.  The newest entry in the marketplace, the Apple store in Grand Central Terminal in New York City is a thing of beauty and boasts a whopping 23,000 square feet!  But for sheer beauty, I'm still a fan of their NYC Fifth Avenue store.  Click here to check-out nine innovative Apple store designs, courtesy of Mashable.com.