Graphic Designer Ian Lynam to give lecture in Tokyo on May 8

Graphic Designer Ian Lynam to give lecture in Tokyo on May 8

by Suzanne Kamata,SCBWI-Japan Publicity Assistant

Ian Lynam, a graphic designer, teacher and writer living in Tokyo, will give a combination lecture and workshop at Tokyo Women's Plaza on May 8, from 6-8 pm, about how typography can help activate writing projects.

The event will be sponsored by SCBWI-Japan (the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators).
Admission is 1,000 yen for members, and 1,500 yen for non-members.
To reserve a place, email by Thursday, May 7.
This event will be in English.

Ian Lynam runs a multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on pan-cultural identity design, multilingual web design and development, interior design and editorial design. He is co-chair of the MFA Graphic Design program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and faculty at Temple University Japan and Meme Design School.

His most recent book is The Design of Manga, Anime and Light Novels (Seibundo Shinkosha). An Asia Pacific Design Award winner, he is the co-founder of Néojaponisme ( and writes regularly for Idea >( and Slanted ( Recent projects include the interior design for Google's new Tokyo offices, exhibition design for NASA's "Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe" and the >interior design for YouTubeSpace Tokyo.

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