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.

Type Sketcher is a trio of type design sketchbooks with modular grids for designing letterforms.

TypeSketcher

Type Sketcher is a trio of type design sketchbooks with modular grids for designing letterforms.

YACHT identity by Ian Lynam Design

YACHT

We've created a number of different design projects for our pals in the band YACHT, including their identity, apparel, and custom typefaces.

NASA Exhibition Design by Ian Lynam

NASA Hubble Telescope

We created the identity and advertising campaign for NASA and The Washington County Museum‘s 2012/2013 exhibition Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe.

Select Clients

“When it came time to announce Firefox’s adoption of the @font-face rule, we needed someone to create an integration demo that straddled both innovative code and a nuanced working knowledge of typography. Ian was the obvious choice- his knowledge of typography applied to print and screen helped create a piece of design that functioned as a working how-to demo, a critique of webfont deployment in its nascent stages and a compelling piece of writing.”

– Gen Kanai

Mozilla

What We Do