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.

Adobe Typekit Ian Lynam Design

Adobe Typekit CJK Specimen

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

Kimbo plug-in for Adobe Illustrator


Our plug-in for Adobe Illustrator which adds 13 new tools to Illustrator's tool palette.

Identity for San Francisco-based swimwear company, Saga.

Saga Swimwear

Identity and art direction for San Francisco swimwear company.

select clients

“Ian is pragmatic and effective in creating beautiful cultural products, and a pleasure to work with. He found amazing nuggets of graphic design and typography in our corporate archives, and turned them into amazing contemporary assets. He’s comfortable doing things himself, as well as at finding relevant partners, and has consistently shown a great level of initiative.”

– Raphaël Mazoyer

ASICS / Onitsuka Tiger

what we do