Overview of contemporary design, art and graphic arts of the late 1960s. Text by Sterling Mcllhany. Designed by Milton Glaser. Chapters include "The Jet--Supersonic Symbol"; "The Telephone--Evolution of a Form"; "The Fine Arts"; "Shapes of Our Time"; "Minimal Art--The 'Clean, Uncluttered' Form"; "The Automobile--Hollow, Rolling Sculpture"; "Graphic Design"; "Clothes--Contemporary Costume"; "Architecture." Book documents design that "ranges through all aspects of modern living, examining man-made things, discussing why they look as they do...the book observes no artificial limits, but embraces design as a universal function of all man-made objects and shows how these objects are clues to the confusing, rapidly changing world we live in." -- publisher's statement.