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.

Kimbo plug-in for Adobe Illustrator


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

Letterfirm, an exhibition of international expressive typography


An exhibition of international expressive typography curated by Ian Lynam.

select clients

“Ian is an honest, simply-brilliant, graphic designer with skills and talent in abundance with the flexibility to adapt to meet and exceed a client’s need and did so each time we worked with him. He is a pleasure to collaborate with I would recommend him to anyone with confidence.”

– Joseph Keating

Klein Dytham architecture

what we do