The Art of
Custom Picture Framing
picture framing is the art of enhancing a piece of artwork by adding mats or liners
and frames, and preserving the artwork. Any artwork including watercolors,
oil paintings, certificates, memorabilia, photos, textiles, or posters
can be enriched with knowledge of correct framing techniques and design skills.
picture framing does not stop at simple paintings or posters. Some of our favorite
projects include shadow boxes with family memorabilia, awards and medals, textiles
(baby christening gowns, jackets etc.), as well as diplomas, certificates, and
Grand Galleria has been creating
custom picture frames since 1981. The expertise and professional service at Grand
Galleria will help you reach the goal of aesthetically preserving your precious
Ask about our in-home
and in-office consultations and design sessions, pick-up and delivery of artwork,
and hanging services.
picture framing is a multi-step process. Brian first assesses the artwork, finds
out where it will be displayed, and explores what you have in mind for framing.
Then he starts the design process, explaining each step
along the way. He shows you various mat samples and framing options and discusses
lighting. Protecting the artwork is an important goal, so he carefully considers
the type of glazing to use (clear glass, reflective control glass, plexiglass,
or archival glass).
Brian will work closely with you to
provide the best solution for truly aesthetic frames and glass that also protect
your art treasures so you can enjoy them for many years to come.
depends on the size and the cost of the materials, the number of mats, the frame,
and the glass. Please contact Brian to discuss your
custom framing needs.