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.

PechaKucha Night identity

PechaKucha Night

We designed the identity for the iconic global design event series.

Topsy by Ian Lynam


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

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

Ian Lynam is Chair of the MFA in Graphic Design Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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“The best kept secret in Japan. Encyclopedic in his knowledge of typography and all things beautifully considered. There are few men in Tokyo — nay, the world — that care more about design and the creative process as does Ian Lynam. Oh, and he’s the nicest guy you’ll meet.”

– Craig Mod

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