British-born Eddie Opara is a founding partner of the Map Office, a New York–based studio specializing in design, strategy, and technology. Their diverse range of projects includes the development of the motion graphics for the Morgan Stanley building in Times Square and new graphic identities for institutions such as the Brooklyn Museum and the UCLA Architecture and Urban Design School; websites for clients such as Architectural Research Office that utilize Map’s content management software MiG; View, a visualization software program, created for advertising agency JWT (J. Walter Thompson) to analyze their client’s brands; and environmental graphics for the Prada Epicenter Store in New York and Stealth, a project exploring the notion of invisibility, at the Studio Museum Harlem. The recipient of numerous awards, Opara has previously worked at 2×4 in New York and studied graphic design at the London College of Printing and Yale University and has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and Columbia University School of Architecture.
Join fellow design professionals at a pre-lecture happy hour from 5:30 to 7 pm at 20.21 Restaurant & Bar.
This lecture will be webcast live and archived on the Walker Channel (channel.walkerart.org).