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What Makes a Good Frame?


Visual Resonance
  • Empathy with the artwork
  • Harmonise, but not compete with the artwork
  • Lead the eye inwards
Appropriate Mounting Methods
  • Tapestry
  • Canvas
  • Photographs, etc.
Quality Materials
  • Neutral pH backing
  • Mattboard
  • Moulding
  • Glass
Back of Frame
  • Dust seal
  • Strong hangers and cords
  • Relevant information
  • Bumpons
Front of Frame
  • Tight corners
  • Clean glass
  • No foreign bodies
  • No overcuts
  • Glass not touching artwork
Caring Framer
  • Presents many options
  • Moderate price
  • Guaranteed workmanship