Ian Lynam Design is a Tokyo design studio operating at the intersection of graphic design, design education and design research. We specialize in identity, cultural research and typography. We make stuff for forward-thinking humans.

Design for The Clone Returns Home film

The Clone Returns Home

Identity for the Wim Wenders and Kanji Nakajima film.

Design and typography for Northwest Passage, a book and CD about independent music from Portland, Oregon published by The Dill Pickle Club. Portland, Oregon

Northwest Passage

Design and typography for Northwest Passage, a book and CD about independent music from Portland, Oregon.

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

Ian Lynam is Co-Chair of the MFA in Graphic Design Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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“The best kept secret in Japan. Encyclopedic in his knowledge of typography and all things beautifully considered. There are few men in Tokyo — nay, the world — that care more about design and the creative process as does Ian Lynam. Oh, and he’s the nicest guy you’ll meet.”

– Craig Mod

What We Do