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.

Kimbo plug-in for Adobe Illustrator


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

Adobe Typekit Ian Lynam Design

Adobe Typekit CJK Specimen

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

IDEA X CalArts

IDEA #360

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

select clients

“Ian is the best to work with. He went above and beyond what I needed with my project. Ian Lynam has really good eyes – the kind of eyeballs that can tell you just what you need for the right sparks to fly everywhere, including my and your clients eyeballs.”

– Bwana Spoons

what we do