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.

Konexi by Ian Lynam Design


Modular 3D type design for the board game Konexi.

Identity and environmental design for Le Comptoir Occitan

Le Comptoir Occitan

Identity and environmental design for a Basque restaurant in the Daikanyama district of Tokyo.

Adobe Typekit Ian Lynam Design

Adobe Typekit CJK Specimen

A custom bilingual Japanese/English website highlighting Typekit's Asian webfont support.

select clients

“Working with Ian Lynam offers unparalleled creativity and client focus. Whether designing for a global search company or a university garden institution, Ian knows how to uncover clients’ often unstated needs, and then design something unique and compelling. Ian is a maker, an educator, and an inspiring person to work with.”

– Jared Braiterman, PhD

Social Models LLC

what we do