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matting  // Posts tagged as "matting"

What’s Best

What’s Best

Recently a client brought in a thrift store find to THE FRAME STUDIO that she wanted to frame. She said that she liked the original mat and just wanted a frame.  After showing her some other matting options, she fell in love with this Grey suede mat and burgundy bottom mat.  The original mat had...

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Art From the Heart

At THE FRAME STUDIO we meet so many talented artists who bring their work to us to be custom framed. This week we were very lucky to meet Aimee Hedman, a young artist, just starting out and who is very luck to be showing this week as part of a Student/Teacher Collaboration at Art Basel...

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20 Jan Posted by in Framed Art | Comments

White. On White. On White.

White. On White. On White.

The contrast of a double white mat and this glossy white frame is great against this bright orange flower.

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Repair/Makeover

Robert brought in this picture of a Bald eagle that he had hanging in his home for years.  He loved the piece but felt it needed a make over. With a little TLC from Mayra and Bela.  That eagle has a new lease on life. Robert chose to go with a Larson-Juhl Charcoal Antica, with...

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Why use a mat – or two – or three

In the custom framing industry, a mat is a thin, flat piece of paper-based material used in a picture frame, which serves as additional decoration and to perform several other, more practical functions, such as separating the art from the glass.  (Wikipedia) Functions Decoration and Protection

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