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THE FUTURO HOUSE

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KEIGA KEIGA

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X-RAY FLOWERS

Tokyo-Based AMKK's Latest Radical Exploration Of The World Of Flowers

THE BEST OF SPRING/SUMMER 22

Champ Fashion Editor-at-Large Ciana Mai Selects Her Top 5 Collections This Season

YUICHIRO NODA

The Tokyo-based Photographer On Capturing The Essence of Water, Light and Air — "Something What Cannot Be Seen"

NOGUCHI, A TRUE POLYMATH

The Barbican in London Presents A Concise Look at the Pioneering Artist

KENTA UMEMOTO

Paris-based Photographer on "Finding The Value in Changes, Attempting to Capture The Beauty of Imperfection in Daily Life."

INI ARCHIBONG

“An Object Should Communicate An Idea to the People Coming in Contact With It. It’s a Three-Dimensional Standing Piece of Poetry.”

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Designer Tokujin Yoshioka Renovates A 200-Year-Old Machiya, Balancing Heritage With Innovation

TOM SACHS: SPACE PROGRAM

Karl Hab Photographs the Rare Earths Launch in Hamburg

MOGANA

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MACq 01

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ABSORBED IN THOUGHT

Artist Lee Ufan Presents New Works at Pace Gallery East Hampton

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