born 1923, Panama Canal Zone
died 1978, New Haven, CT
Norman Ives's childhood was spent, as the son of a career naval officer, in California, Connecticut and Hawaii. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1950, and then entered Yale University as a member of the first graphic design class, studying for a time with Josef Albers, and also Herbert Matter.
After receiving his MFA degree in 1952, Ives began teaching at Yale in the Graphic Design program, progressing from Assistant, to Associate and finally Professor in 1972 (he was also a visiting professor of... ... (Read more)