Oct 15th 2019

Eddie Opara

@ The Art Institute of Chicago

230 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60603

Opening Tuesday, October 15th, from 6PM - 7:30PM

This lecture event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

Eddie Opara is a multifaceted designer whose work encompasses strategy, design, and technology. His projects have included the design of brand identity, publications, packaging, environments, exhibitions, interactive installations, websites, user interfaces, and software, with many of his projects ranging across multiple media. Opara is a partner at the design firm Pentagram and a senior critic at the Yale University School of Art.

His clients have included Lululemon; Samsung; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Nike; Grace Farms; the Menil Foundation; the Studio Museum in Harlem; and the Queens Museum; Santander Bank; St. Regis Hotels & Resorts; the Corcoran Group; Morgan Stanley; New York University; University of California, Los Angeles Architecture and Urban Design; SHoP Architects; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Adjaye Associates; Grimshaw Architects; Architecture Research Office; Harry N. Abrams; and Princeton Architectural Press.

Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for this lecture event should visit saic.edu/access

Image: Eddie Opara, Lululemon Manifesto. Courtesy of Pentagram

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