Monograph by architect and designer George Nelson, with introduction by Arthur Drexler. "Here in this well illustrated volume is a collection of 26 of the best and most interesting articles written by George Nelson over the last ten years. ... This book with its vast fund of factual information, its clear analyses, its incisive comments and its interesting illustrations deal with almost every aspect of modern design practice. It is a book that will be wanted by every practicing architect of designer, by every student of design and by all intelligent people who feel an active concern with the creative arts." -- from book's end-flaps.