Swanky art print sees original Mac as one big party

Swanky art print sees original Mac as one big party


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We thought the original Mac was already a work of art, but this is also cool.
Photo: We Are Dorothy

A new Mac art print takes a festive look at the machine that launched the brand.

It comes courtesy of online art shop We Are Dorothy, and the piece features a cutaway view of the 1984 classic. And rather than just showing what actually made the original Mac run, the framable version crams its machine full of shining happy people and sly references to Apple culture.

Check it out in full below.

Mac art print by We Are Dorothy
We’re pretty sure that’s not how the thing actually worked, but this is cool, anyway.
Photo: We Are Dorothy

“Dorothy’s new cutaway print imagines the internal going-ons inside the original Apple Macintosh,” the print description says. “Look closely at our miniature world and the tiny people that work in it and discover what they get up to when no one is watching. Find the many references to Apple (and popular culture) woven into the illustration.”

Those references include a spinning wheel, a Jobs-esque statue of “El Capitan,” and an “AirPort.” But we also dig the clean design and the splash of color.

“Inside Information: Apple Macintosh” measures 50cm by 70cm, and it costs £30 plus shipping. If you’re American, that’s about 20 inches by 28 inches and $43. And that sounds like a pretty good deal for something this cool. It could go next to that complete history of Apple graphic that you keep having to update.


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