E-A-R is the Brooklyn-based design practice of Ed Ryan, specializing in developing typographic solutions, publications, and visual and spatial concepts for clients in art, culture, and technology.

Previous Clients / Collaborators

GHD Partners
Google New York 
Business Insider
Visual Profile Books 
HLW International
Smithgroup JJR 
Yuji Yamazaki Architects
Spector Group
Mithun Architecture
Ally Bank 
Cranbrook Academy of Art 
Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
Western Michigan University
Teaching / Speaking 

Western Michigan University
Gwen Frostic School of Art
Adjunct Faculty, BFA Design Program
Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022

Detroit Month of Design
Workshop Instructor
Expressive Typography for Non-Type Designers
September 2021


Cranbrook Academy of Art
MFA 2D Design

Western Michigan University
Gwen Frostic School of Art
BFA Graphic Design

Typography Summer School
Los Angeles, California

Cooper Union
Principles of Typeface Design

School of Visual Arts
RISO: Zines and Small Publishing

University of California, Berkeley
College of Environmental Design
DISC* Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities Summer Program


269 830 8675

Brooklyn, NY