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.

Wecome to Forest Island by Bwana Spoons designed by Ian Lynam in Tokyo.

Welcome to Forest Island

Editorial direction and book design for Portland artist Bwana Spoons' first monograph.

Topsy by Ian Lynam


We created the identity for Topsy, the Apple-acquired search engine for Twitter.

Adobe Typekit Ian Lynam Design

Adobe Typekit CJK Specimen

A custom bilingual Japanese/English website highlighting Typekit's Asian webfont support.

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“Ian Lynam is a pleasure to work with. Always understanding of what you are trying to achieve and able to offer the sage advice of a creative designer. Reliable, timely, and effective in what he does. I would definitely recommend his services.”

– Glenn Davies

Temple University Japan

What We Do