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.

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

Ian Lynam is Chair of the MFA in Graphic Design Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Ten printed tour guides for the Kanto region of Japan

Kanto Tour Guide

A set of ten tour guides of the Kanto region, each by a prominent foreign member of the Tokyo community for Shibaura House.

Konexi by Ian Lynam Design


Modular 3D type design for the board game Konexi.

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“Ian’s a sharpshooter. We had some identity issues that needed a pro and he took to heart our long-winded descriptions of all things we were trying to evoke. He returned with a thorough identity presentation that struck an exquisite balance of all that things that swirled around in our heads. It made us look in the mirror and think, “Yeah, thats who we are!”

– Trevor Fife

Field Office Films

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