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@area58 fabrication studio

Need a UFO? Custom Chandelier? Can’t quite define it..?

We are creators of Unique Fabricated Objects.
The bigger, bolder, more out of this world your ideas, the more our dedicated team invites the challenge.

This creative process happens @area58, our highly adaptable 10,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Metro Vancouver, B.C.

So let’s begin The Process and make your ideas come to life.

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The Process at UFOs Made Here

From the first point of contact, and throughout the realization process, our dedicated team is intimately involved in every step of your project


Quadreal inspiration

Give us your ideas, your napkin illustrations, your finished drawings…


Conceptualization leads to Fabrication

We partner with you to translate your inspiration into a detailed project plan…


Our unique and highly detailed fabrication techniques allow us to deliver the highest quality product at the best possible budget…


Planning ahead throughout the development process allows us to complete a seamless installation…


The results are you receive a product going beyond your expectations.

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An entire Project Process at UFOs Made Here

Step 1 – Inspiration | Step 2 – Conceptualization | Step 3 – Fabrication | Step 4 – Installation | Step 5 – Realization

Inspiration sketch

Step 1 – Inspiration

An inspiration is the key starting point to every successful project.

Whether the inspiration is communicated with a simple napkin illustration, or a full 3-d CAD rendering, we understand that the artist’s vision is at the heart of gaining a full understanding of the project goals.

Conceptualization process

Step 2 – Conceptualization

We partner with clients to translate their inspiration into a detailed project plan.

Calling on our years of experience working with an array of materials and fabrication processes, we are able to make creative and informed recommendations balancing budget concerns with artistic goals.

Step 3 – Fabrication

Our highly adaptable 10,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Metro Vancouver, BC is well equipped with modern manufacturing equipment and a team of skilled tradesmen.

By fabricating in-house we are able to control timelines, quality and can deliver the highest quality product at the best possible budget.
Below are examples of a typical start to finish fabrication process.

Step 4 – Installation

Final Step – The Realization

Our commitment doesn’t end when we put our tools down.
From the initial inspiration, through to the installation, the long term maintenance and overall sustainability of the product is at the core of every decision made through the UFOs Made Here process.

Final realization of Chandelier

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Our in-depth knowledge of a variety of materials and their sustainability means we are able to deliver projects to the high level of quality our clients demand.

Click the images below to view projects we have fabricated with these materials.

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Project Portfolio

In the world of custom fabrication, experience and knowledge is key.
From public art to submarines, the following realizations are examples of our expertise.

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About Us

Area 58 Innovation is a team of Designers and Fabricators working @area58 in Coquitlam, BC.

With over 3 decades’ expertise spanning a diverse fabrication spectrum under our Neon Works, True North Signs and Arts & Engineers banners, we have reimagined ourselves as Area 58 Innovation.

@area58 we collaborate with Artists, Engineers, Consultants, Architects, Business Owners, Interior Designers, Contractors and City Planners on projects including public & private art fabrication, feature walls, custom light fixtures and submarines.

We are involved in every step of the development process, which means our clients have complete confidence knowing we will deliver their project, from inspiration to realization, at the highest level of quality.

Want to learn more? Beam us a message!

Contact Us

Phone: 604 552 3521
Toll Free: 1 877 522 3500

Calum McDonough
New Project Development/Client Relations Manager

Rob Shantz

UFOs Made Here
Area 58 Glacier Street
Coquitlam, BC, Canada, Earth V3K 5Y9

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Shop and Showroom @area58

We are Centrally Located in the Lower Mainland at the
North end of the Port Mann bridge.
Please contact us to set up an appointment.

Map of shop and showroom

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