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.

Whole Foods "Values Matter" campaign typeface design by Ian Lynam Design

Whole Foods “Values Matter”

Type design for the North American supermarket chain.

PechaKucha Night identity

PechaKucha Night

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

Topsy by Ian Lynam


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

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“In all our collaborations, Ian has always brought a fresh perspective and boundless energy to the project. His encyclopedic knowledge of visual culture, ability to quickly work through multiple concepts, and deep Rolodex of talented friends, also give us the confidence to move beyond our first idea, towards a final product that will surprise and delight our clients.”

– Chris Palmieri


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