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.

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.

IDEA X CalArts

IDEA #360

A 96-page feature about CalArts' Graphic Design Department for IDEA.

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.

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“I have worked with Ian Lynam on numerous occasions. A clever and competent designer on a number of levels, he is an excellent communicator and writer. I would recommend him whole heartedly for many projects.”

– Christian Acker

Zoo York

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