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.

Joshu + Vela identity

Joshu + Vela

Identity design for the San Francisco bang and accessory company Joshu + Vela.

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“Ian is always the first person I go to when need design help. Besides being an aesthetic genius, he is unrelenting in his commitment to portraying the right image for my brands. Top all of that off with a heavy dose of flexibility and professionalism and you end up with not only first-class designs, but an overall experience that ends up feeling more like fun than work.”

– Jeffrey Wescott


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