Ian Lynam is a graphic designer and writer living in Tokyo. He runs a multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on pan-cultural identity design, multilingual web design & development, motion graphics, and editorial design. He is a graduate of Portland State University (B.S. Graphic Design) and California Institute of the Arts (M.F.A. Graphic Design). He is adjunct graphic design faculty at Temple University Japan and The Tyler School of Art.
His most recent book is Design of Manga, Anime and Light Novels (Seibundo Shinkosha). An Asia Pacific Design Award winner, he writes regularly for Idea Magazine, Slanted Magazine, Neojaponisme, and a host of design books.