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Apple event preparations under way in SF (photos)

Outside the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, preparations are under way for Apple's Wednesday event, where the company is expected to launch a new tablet device.

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Preparing for the arrival of the Apple tablet?

SAN FRANCISCO--On Monday, workers at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts hang signs in preparation for Apple's upcoming media event. The company is widely expected to unveil a tablet computer during the event, which is scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. PST.
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Apple event banner diagram

Peeking through a window into the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, I spotted a diagram of the design being applied to the windows of the theater.
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Wild colors

The designs on the windows are brightly colored paint-like splatterings.
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Paint-like design

As the design comes together, we can see a colorful paint-like design filling the windows of the venue.
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Apple and the city

The Apple design brightens the San Francisco cityscape on a dreary Monday afternoon.
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Peeling off the paper

Workers apply adhesive banners to the windows.
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Workers on a crane

Outside of the theater where Apple will hold its event Wednesday, workers perched on a crane hang sections of the colorful design.
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Finishing touches

Measuring carefully, a worker hangs the final sections of the window pane design Monday at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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