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Framing and Hanging your Art

A deeper study into hanging and arranging framed art A recent help guide by Affordable Art Fair in the UK helped spur us to make another post on arranging, framing and hanging your art. Of course, we ve made several posts on hanging picture frames, but any additional resource is always appreciated when we speak with artists and gallery owners. When should you frame your art? Even though we sell picture frames at low prices here at Frame USA, we ll be the first to admit that not every piece of wall art calls for a frame. In fact, many contemporary pieces are meant to display alone. These can always be spiced up with a Floater frame, but this does not make their existance 100% necessary. Some times to consider a frame would be any time you do not have a canvas. Your display options are both more limited and wide open when using paper of some sort. Some artist will simply mat their artwork, others will simply buy a frame in the correct size for their piece. Custom framing is another op
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Hanging Picture Frames

Interior Design Advice on Hanging Picture Frames Thanks to our friends at the PPFA for retweeting and designer Fred Gonsowski, we found a great guide to hanging picture frames! Not only were there plenty of written instructions, but illustrations to help explain the best practices. The first step in the process is to find the natural lines in your environment. How do the lines appear in your design space? Do they align well and lend themselves to aesthetics? If not, is there anything you can do to change the lines surrounding your frames? While not necessary. it will make your framing look much more professional. Photo credit by Fred Gonsowski. Vertically  and horizantally aligning your frames. Once you ve found the lines, be sure to note the lines on illustration 4 through 6. The lines created by the frames should not be on the same architectural lines as the doors and windows rather, your installations and furniture should create the lines you ll be using for your framing. Cabinets
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