An extraordinary range of frames offers advantages not found at typical framing services. Virtually every kind of frame is available with samples on site, from the least expensive metal poster frame to hand-carved, period correct frames that can take their place alongside any in the finest museum. Samples & In home consultation: Studio staff are available to assist with selecting frames and planning art & mirror placement. Frame samples are available on loan.
Retro-Fit Services: Renew & Re-Use
Art that is currently framed may require new mats or glass due to age, display conditions or the desire to reuse the frame with new artwork. The Studio can replace existing materials with conservation-grade glass and mats and has extensive experience in renewal and re-use of old frames.
Embellishments, Decorative treatments & Custom Finishes
The Studio offers a range of options for providing the best presentation of art, documents and collectibles. These include: French & English mat decoration, liners and filets and fabric mats. Many frames can receive custom finishes in gilt, leaf, stains, paint, distressing and other treatments to correspond with both art and decor.
- Matting & Mounting Research in art preservation has produced advanced technologies to assist in providing the best display and storage of art and documents. The Studio uses Nielsen & Bainbridge Artcare technology for works of art on paper. This material incorporates advanced molecular construction to significantly increase the preservation qualities of the matting & mounting assembly.
- Museum Glass Absolutely the finest way to display your treasured art, museum glass offers incredibly reduced reflection and enhanced UV protection. Available at additional cost.
- UV protective glass & acrylic While all light can cause degradation of artwork, the most destructive UV component can be reduced by up to 95% with this type of protective covering. Available at additional cost.
- Display Cases for 3 dimensional Objects The Studio has a wide range of options for providing proper display modes for objects not suited to traditional frames. Acrylic display cases, shadowboxes and extra-deep frames are among the enclosures that can be fabricated to accommodate these items.