Visiting Granville Island (from her then home in London, England) in 1986, Hilary could only imagine how much fun it would be to work on Granville Island. Having made her artistic home here for nearly 16 years, she is still enthralled by this exciting artistic community.
Ainsworth Custom Design, acd, is a metal fabrication studio that has been happily located at the east end of Granville Island since 2001. Karin Edworthy has been the constant element and creative force at acd since leaving the practice of law in 2000.
From the Blog
Granville Island Community Invites the Public to Get Informed & Involved in the Conversation About the Future of Our Public Space
July 17, 2014
Photo Credit © Ocean Wong Granville Island’s possible change in management, as well as Emily Carr University of Art and Design’s pending departure date in 2017 present the opportunity for the public to reclaim and celebrate the original founding vision of this unique public space. Like a national park, Granville Island belongs and always will belong to the citizens of ...
July 15, 2014
Here is your chance to contribute to the discussion on happens to the ECUAD buildings on Granville Island when Emily Carr University leaves! Read the report and give your feedback. This report, prepared by CitySpaces Consulting presents draft concepts/uses for the two ECUAD buildings. CMHC is seeking comments and feedback on the ideas presented in the report. A feedback form ...
May 15, 2014
“The mandate we were given was to create a people place. …We made it clear to our client that this might or might not work. It’s not something where you just turn a switch and you suddenly have a people place.” — Norm Hotson Check out this video from the DIALOG architects about how it all began, the challenges they ...
October 17, 2013
About a year ago I was asked by David Bradford, board president of the SS Master Society, to think about what I, as Granville Island based visual artist, could do to get the general public’s attention to the historic steam Tugboat SS Master, that during summers has her berth at the Granville Island Public Market docks. We brainstormed and came ...