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Eddie Opara is a multi-faceted 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 prestigious design firm Pentagram where his clients have included lululemon athletica, re-inc, OPPO, Samsung, Dashlane, SFMOMA, The Baffler, The New Republic, Hisense, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Grace Farms, the Menil Foundation, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Queens Museum, among others. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and has appeared in publications such as Wired, Fast Company, Creative Review, Archis, Surfaceand Graphis. He is a senior critic at Yale University School of Art.

Visual Voices is the Professional Lecture Series of the School of Art and represents a window into the professional world of art and design. More information.

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