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.

PechaKucha Night identity

PechaKucha Night

We designed the identity for the iconic global design event series.

Lesque Skateboards by Ian Lynam

Lesque Skateboards

Art direction for Japanese skateboard company.

Topsy by Ian Lynam


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

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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

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