Dot Zero edited by Robert Malone et al., No. 5, Fall 1968. Published by Ralph Eckerstrom of Dot Zero Inc. for Unimark International and Finch, Pruyn and Company, New York. 9 x 12, pp. 48. Designed by Massimo Vignelli.
Published quarterly in New York, NY from 1966–68 in a total of 5 issues, Dot Zero was the important experimental quarterly for professionals in the fields of visual communication and design; an early critical voice for the design profession.
Dot Zero, No. 5 is devoted to the Symposium “Transportation Graphics: Where Am I Going? How Do I Get There?” held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 23, 1967. The papers presented at the Transportation Graphics symposium have been edited and included in this issue. Excellent contributions by designers, architects, officials, planners and engineers: George Nelson, Lowell K. Bridwell, Jock Kinneir, Pierre Bourgeau, Henry A. Barnes, Will Burtin, Jonathan Barnett, Donald Appleyard, Peter Chermayeff, Bob Noorda, Charles M. Haar, Harmon H. Goldstone and Daniel T. Scannell. Recommended; a sought-after issue. Illustrated throughout with black and white.
A very good journal with moderate wear and toning mostly to the covers with a small nick to the spine and the tiniest tear on one page, minor. A light bend (and one dog-eared) to the lower corner of a few pages.