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.

Sailors Singapore by Ian Lynam Design


We designed the identity for a new Singapore-based communication agency.

Topsy by Ian Lynam


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

YACHT identity by Ian Lynam Design


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

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“Working with Ian is a dream! He is able to take a few half-formed thoughts from our end and turn them into brilliant design that eloquently communicates the identity we aim to project. He has an amazing ability of knowing exactly what you need with only the slightest amount of information. He treats each project with the utmost attention and care and is always quick to respond to changes with an open and generous mind. We couldn’t imagine working with anyone else!”

– Gretchen Hogue

Portland Documentary & eXperimental Film Fest

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