KOICHI IO —Ala Champ
Ala Champ
00:00/

SORANO HOTEL

On The Outskirts Of Central Tokyo Discover True Wellness, And A Spectacular Infinity Pool

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER

End Of An Era For Japanese Architect Kisho Kurokawa's 1972 Metabolist Structure

MIROKU Nara by The Share Hotels

A Sense of Natural Calm At This Design Hotel in Nara, Designed By Keiji Ashizawa & Fumihiko Sano

DENNIS YONG

Melbourne's Bright, Young and Radical Chef Addressing Food Waste through Fermentation

PHOTOGRAPHERS SERIES: NIKKI MCCLARRON

The London-Based Photographer On 'The Beauty Of Unexpected Moments'

MAME KUROGOUCHI Fall Winter 2022

Finding the “Presentness of the Past” in Nagano’s Nature And The Rich History of the Jōmon Period

ISSEY MIYAKE Autumn Winter 2022/23

Designer Satoshi Kondo Embraces The Beauty Of Untamed Nature In 'Sow It and Let It Grow'

FUJIKO NAKAYA

“Nature Controls Herself. I Try To Let Nature Speak.”

UNDERCOVER A/W 22-23 Womens

Cold Flame: Designer Jun Takahashi Explores An Inner Rebellion With Punk Femininity In All Its Forms

THE SHINMONZEN

An Impressive Luxury Boutique Hotel Designed by Tadao Ando Positioned In The Heart of Kyoto's Gion District

Jil Sander Men’s FW22

Back of the House Production's Warm Rays and Technical Sphere

KOICHI IO

In The Heart of Aoyama - A Visit To The Tokyo Studio Of A Third-Generation Metalsmith and Artist

December, 2014
Koichi Io in his Tokyo studio, 2021 © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Koichi Io in his Tokyo studio, 2021 © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Koichi Io in his Tokyo studio, 2021 © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Koichi Io in his Tokyo studio, 2021 © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Details at the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Hammers at the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Whirl Vase, Patinated Copper, Hand-raised, 2015, 195x195xh200mm © Koichi Io. All Rights Reserved
Three Legs Vase, 2017, Patinated Kuromido (copper alloy with antimony, arsenic) Hammer-raised and Chased © Koichi Io. All Rights Reserved
One of metal artist Koichi Io's hand-yielded artworks, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Detail, Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Koichi Io explaining his process, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Metal artist Koichi Io at work, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Metal artist Koichi Io at work, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Detail, Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Whirl Box, 2016, 970/000, 950/000 Silver, Hammer-raised, Chased, Mounted, Gilt inside. 100x100xh105mm © Koichi Io. All Rights Reserved
Whirl Vessel VI, 2011, Silver 999/000, Hammer-raised, 330x330xh135mm
Whirl Vessel XI-III, 2013, Patinated Kuromido(Copper-Antimony-Metallic Arsenic Alloy), Hammer-raised © Koichi Io. All Rights Reserved
Details, Koichi Io studio, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Sketchbook, Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Find works by jewellery artist Mariko Sumioka who shares the studio together with Io and his father, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
Inside the studio of metal artist Koichi Io, Tokyo, Japan © Champ / Joanna Kawecki
December, 2014