A new book is celebrating Norman Ives’ deconstructed designs

Ives was known for creating striking compositions out of fragmented letterforms and abstract formations that straddled the worlds of graphic design and fine art.

A new monograph published by PowerHouse Books is giving an insight into the life and work of graphic designer and fine artist Norman Ives.

Norman Ives: Constructions and Reconstructions is the work of graphic designer, author and professor John T. Hill, who also studied under and eventually taught alongside Ives at the Yale University School of Art. Ives himself studied under Josef Albers at the same university during the early years of Albers’ expansion of the education programme.

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