St. Marys, Ontario
Vic Fairthorne graduated in Industrial Design from the Ontario College of
Art and Design. He then moved into industry as a consultant, designing and developing products for the consumer market. In 1977, Vic opened his own Toronto studio where his wife Gayle soon joined him.
Each piece is hand cut and hammered from solid brass, copper or aluminum and soldered or welded; the colour is individually air brushed. The plaques and ornaments reflect a strong statement of design through textures and simple yet sophisticated forms.