This is the reason that analogies are so difficult. It’s always and apples-to-oranges situation.
My point was really that there’s a difference between run-of-the-mill, no-frills, resumes that most people send out and the clean, smartly designed resumes that befits a designer.
I see lots of resumes from designers, writers, copy editors, etc. Some are set in Times Roman with Arial headlines centered above the otherwise flush left paragraphs, which are set in 12-pt double- or single-space Word default text. They scream out, “I’m pretty much average.”
Others, using similar copy and with equal simplicity are beautiful in their use of typography, paper stock, color, negative space, rhythm, balance and all the other elements of design, yet still simple and unadorned with graphics.
Both kinds of resumes can be minimal and well-written, but the clean, tasteful ones are always, without exception, from the better designers.
By the way, I’m also fond of actual pickup trucks. I need them to haul things, and the SUV I have right now just doesn’t work for transporting sheetrock from Home Depot or heading into the mountains to saw up load of fireplace wood. I’ve been looking around for a good pickup, but the dang automobile companies just don’t make 4-WD trucks anymore with manual transmissions. Never in my entire lifetime have I owned an automatic transmission, nor do I want to.