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.

Identity design for Portland, Oregon's Bitna Chung Photography

Bitna Chung Photography

We created a decorative, highly tactile print identity for the amazing Portland, Oregon photographer Bitna Chung.

Kimbo plug-in for Adobe Illustrator


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

Topsy by Ian Lynam


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

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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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