There’s Chocolate in my Peanut Butter
In just a few short weeks, Ian Lynam will be delivering his five-lecture tour and exhibition debut: “There’s Chocolate in my Peanut Butter”. Kicking off his exibition “That’s Entertainment”, the accomplished designer, educator, writer and researcher will be emphasizing design culture in the Neoliberal Era.


The event will inform the audience on design philosophies within his exhibit, which brings together design practice and critique; cracking open the current state of emerging design culture.

Come out for an informative lecture from a New York native that now runs his studio in Tokyo. There will be poster giveaways, as well as some pamphlets and some of Ian’s books.



Lecture: “There’s Chocolate in my Peanut Butter.”

February 4, 7:00 p.m., DeMeester Recital Hall in Wolf Hall, York College of PA

Exhibition: “That’s Entertainment!”
Exhibition Dates & Location: February 5, Opening 5:00 pm, runs until March 19th.
Coni Wolf Gallery at Marketview Arts.
Exhibition website
Ian Lynam - York Lecture
About Ian
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. The studio has been based in Tokyo since 2005.
Recent projects include the interior design for both Google and YouTube’s Tokyo offices, exhibition design for NASA’s “Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe”, and custom type design for Whole Foods and YACHT.
Originally hailing from New York, Ian Lynam has a BS in Graphic Design from Portland State University and an MFA in Graphic Design from CalArts.
Ian Lynam is Chair and faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the MFA Graphic Design program. He is faculty in Tokyo at Meme Design School. Ian is also adjunct faculty at Temple University Japan. There, he teaches in the Undergraduate program, actively engaged in developing curricula concerning typography, graphic design, image-making, identity design, UI/UX and motion graphics.
Currently, Ian writes for Idea Magazine (Japan) and Slanted Magazine (Germany). He is a co-founder of Néojaponisme, a critical cultural online journal. His most recent book is Parting It Out: Writings on Graphic Design.
Published January 16, 2016
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