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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

YOON AHN

Creating Endless Genre-Defying Design From Her Tokyo Base

November, 2015
Yoon Ahn, Tokyo, 2014 © Vien Tran for Ala Champ

Co-founder and designer of cult jewellery brand AMBUSH, power woman Yoon Anh can be easily described as talented, ambitious and focussed.  AMBUSH encapsulates Yoon’s ideas and allows her to put them into production. The often wild and otherwordly designs are like no other, and with all items made in Japan, the quality of the jewellery is next to none.

Originally from Korea and raised in the US, Yoon and her husband Verbal live and work in Tokyo’s busiest neighbourhood of Shibuya. It requires an energetic rhythm, paired with Yoon;s calm demeanour, together with her humble and honest approach, allowing it all to balance out.

Yoon was featured in Ala Champ Issue 8 (2014)
Photography: Vien Tran for Ala Champ
Words: Joanna Kawecki

Yoon Ahn, Tokyo, 2014 © Vien Tran for Ala Champ
Yoon Ahn, Tokyo, 2014 © Vien Tran for Ala Champ
Yoon Ahn, Tokyo, 2014 © Vien Tran for Ala Champ
November, 2015