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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

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

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