W. David Marx – Founder, Editor In Chief
W. David Marx (Marxy) is a writer and musician based in Tokyo, Japan. He is a former editor of CNNGo, Tokion and the Harvard Lampoon and has provided writing and translation for such publications as GQ, Brutus, Weekly Diamond, Harper’s, Nylon, Cyzo, OK Fred, The Japan Times, Art AsiaPacific, and The Fader. He is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A., East Asian Studies) and Keio University (M.A., Marketing and Consumer Behavior).
Ian Lynam – Founder, Art/Design Editor
Ian Lynam is a graphic designer and writer living in Tokyo, Japan. He is a contributing editor and writer for Slanted and Idea and has authored numerous graphic design-focused books. He is adjunct faculty at Temple University Japan. He runs a multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on pan-cultural identity design, video direction, and brand strategy. He is a graduate of Portland State University (B.S., Graphic Design) and California Institute of the Arts (M.F.A. Graphic Design).
Matt Treyvaud – Literature/Language Editor
Matt Treyvaud is a writer and translator living near Kamakura. Born in Australia, he studied linguistics and literature at the University of Melbourne and then worked as a copywriter and editor before moving to Japan. He is the proprietor of No-sword, a blog about Japanese language and culture.
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