Styrene, Acrylic or Glass, which one do I use?
By Ryan Younger on 3rd Dec 2017
With the vast number of glazing options available, the question of which is the best to use is one that all framers ask themselves.
However, there is no definitive answer, which is never what you want to hear.
The best option will depend on a number of factors such as the budget, the weight restriction, if UV filtration is required and where the frame is going. Nevertheless, there are properties of each to help inform your decision between the three.
What's in A Frame?
By Ryan Younger on 24th Aug 2015
"A picture without a frame is like a soul without a body" Vincent Van Gogh
As long as we've had pictures we've had frames, In the old days a frame was there as much to protect the artwork as to show it off. In medieval times frames were often used as a symbol particularly signifying the gates to heaven in many church commissioned works of art.
The Bigger Picture
By Nikki on 17th Aug 2015
Which is the Best Glass for Your Customer? Glass is everything in the picture framing business, and although we as professionals realise this, often our customers don’t have a clue. They’ll spend ages looking at mouldings, mounts and even backing, but when it comes to glass the majority don’t know there’s a choice.