This talented Apple fan turned her portfolio into a beautiful paper MacBook

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Login to Eva Zar's portfolio.
Photo: Eva Zar

 

Most creative and designer types travel around with two things perpetually tucked under their arms: their portfolios, and their MacBooks. Vienna-based fashion designer Eva Zar decided to consolidate the two: her portfolio is a MacBook, at least in appearance.

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Basing her design not just on the exterior of a Mac, but it’s software as well, Zar teamed up with art director Maximilian Mauracher to create a 70-page portfolio that’s sort of like flipping through an analog Mac laptop.

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The two covers, of course, are designed to look just like the clamshell of an aluminum MacBook. The front page, meanwhile, simulates the OS X login screen, and features a picture of Zar, as well as her name and a (mock) password box.

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From there, flipping through pages is like flipping through apps. At the bottom of every page is an analog Dock, and each page is also themed after a different app, highlighting a specific skill: for example, Safari, or Preview, or Photoshop. An OS X style menu bar also tops each page, complete with navigation and window close buttons.

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I like it. It’s a cute, playful way for Zar to both highlight her work and show her undying love for the cult of Mac. Maybe we should start doing our resumés this way.

Source: Cuter on the Internet

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11 responses to “This talented Apple fan turned her portfolio into a beautiful paper MacBook”

  1. Kot Behemot says:

    Em… OK…

  2. Simon says:

    I once designed my CV like the iOS Settings app…

  3. Jim says:

    This is one EXPENSIVE resume, wow… Printing like that on paper like that…. Dang, she better get the job.

  4. Alan Aurmont says:

    Steve Jobs would’ve approved.

  5. Roberta Nicholson says:

    Quick tip for those of you who are learning their new Mac: don’t freak out if it starts going slow sometimes. It’s 100% annoying 100% of the time, but most of them can be easily fixed unlike Windows. I switched because of the functionality that Apple offers. There’s free software available on TINYURL.COM/FIXEDMACBOOK that will make it run like new again and maintain it. Just stay on top of that clutter!

  6. daveydave says:

    Was she not good enough to design something original herself?

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