Photo matting

Every photograph deserves to be properly presented. An ordinary photo, surrounded by a mat in an elegant frame, creates a totally different perception than the image by itself. Most people would agree that a frame is an essential enhancement to a classical oil...

Frames for little artists

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. (Pablo Picasso) Maybe at a first glance it is not clear how children and picture frames might be related.  To begin with, the primarily task of every parent is to teach and cultivate an...

All about matting

A mat plays an essential role in framing and designing a picture. Here is why it is of such fundamental importance. A mat can turn an ordinary piece of paper into an attractive decorative element, far more impressive with it than without it. The mat enhances and even...

Photo framing

Memory is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away (Unknown author) Humanity has learned to save the most significant events of life, memories of closest friend’s faces and extraordinarily beautiful places in photography. In most cases, photos are not...

The history of picture framing

The history of picture framing began when the first meaningful pictures appeared. The first frames were made of mosaic or drawn around the painting itself. They were inseparable from the picture and both were usually placed on the wall of a building. After the...

5 tips for perfect framing

Style The main goal of framing is the integrity of composition which is a combination of image and frame. Ideally, the texture of the frame should match the style of the picture and maybe even repeat a feature of the composition, such as brush strokes or distinctive...

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