October 7 — October 30, 2011
A selection of work from the past decade of graphic design by Tokyo-based graphic designer Ian Lynam is coming to Portland.
Featured will be a series of new oversize metallic posters, assorted editorial designs, identity design, type designs, music packaging, assorted broadcast work and other projects.
A limited edition booklet printed in a series of 1,000 containing design-related writings will be given away for free to complement the exhibition.
From form-based experimentation to fine typography, there’ll be something for everyone with an interest in graphic design!
Ian Lynam is a graphic designer and writer living in Tokyo. He runs a multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on pan-cultural identity design, 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, Néojaponisme, and a host of design books.