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.

Parting It Out by Ian Lynam

Parting It Out

Ian went and wrote a book about graphic design. 78,209 words about it, but who's counting? It has a die-cut paper slipcover, a fabric paper-backed inner slipcover, and split fountain printing.

Huis Ten Bosch by Ian Lynam Design

Huis Ten Bosch

We created the branding and design consulting for the latest wing of the Nagasaki amusement park.

Letterfirm, an exhibition of international expressive typography


An exhibition of international expressive typography curated by Ian Lynam.

select clients

“Ian is the best to work with. He went above and beyond what I needed with my project. Ian Lynam has really good eyes – the kind of eyeballs that can tell you just what you need for the right sparks to fly everywhere, including my and your clients eyeballs.”

– Bwana Spoons

what we do