The Skinny

a blog on iconic design & creative places

  • From Client to Coworker

    This June we welcomed a former client of ours, Brian Powell, to the Business Development team. With a career spanning two decades working on both the ownership and supplier sides of the development process, Brian can appreciate the needs of all stakeholders. Having worked on large scale projects with an emphasis on placemaking, Brian’s creative drive to ask “what if” provides

  • TELUS Sky – Stairs to the future!

    Heavy is working closely with Hindle Architects to facilitate the design, build and installation of this very unique art feature staircase that will call the top floors of TELUS Sky tower home. The staircase was custom designed to accommodate the tight space that it calls home. Solid sheets of custom rolled 32mm thick steel (very rare) provide a sturdy rail

  • Corrosion vs Rust

    A quality metal fabricator understands the inherent qualities of the materials they work with and can properly advise what material is required to achieve the look, the strength or the end use of the finished product. Exploring the difference between Rust vs Corrosion.

  • Cheers to 15 years

    On September 12 we held our 15th anniversary event at ATCO Park with some very special guests in attendance. We took this opportunity not only to celebrate our anniversary, but to recognize and pay tribute to all the friendships formed over the past 15 years that have made our success possible.