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Lightboxes Make A Big Bright Impact

Lightboxes Make A Big Bright Impact

You may have seen lightboxes in airports and retail stores, but they also well-suited for decorative uses. We have created them recently for many designers wanting a bold signature piece in a prominent public area. Russell details how you can use lightboxes for your...

Gallery Walls Get Attention

Gallery Walls Get Attention

This week "In The Frameshop," Russell is showcasing an installation in Orlando, Florida we created for our client. The gallery wall is over 31 feet in length. The designer wanted to avoid theme park references, which in Orlando can be a challenge! We got creative and...

Big, Bold & Beautiful – Framing Art for Large Spaces

Big, Bold & Beautiful – Framing Art for Large Spaces

In this week's edition of "In The Frameshop," Russell explains how we were able to fulfill the designer's vision with this huge Dallas skyline panorama. Each panel is 72 inches in height and the overall grouping is 26 feet wide. Until recently this would not have been...

More Thinking Outside The Frame – Framing Dallas

Wow, that happened quickly!!! It's really beginning to feel like fall. Do you need something unique that’s not entirely framing, Dallas? This week Russell presents a shelving unit inspired by wine crates. Beehive boxes become a beautiful display area for fitness...

Onlays 101 – Picture Framing

Onlays 101 – Picture Framing

This week, Russell shows picture framing pieces from a recent project in Las Vegas. It includes some gorgeous onlays painted to match the hallway they are placed in, and large PVC board prints.  

Orlando Inspired Gallery Wall

Orlando Inspired Gallery Wall

This week, Russell shows a curated mixed-media gallery wall for a commercial location. However, this style also shines in the home with more personal touches like postcards and family photos.  

Dare To Be Different – Custom Framing

Dare To Be Different – Custom Framing

This week, Russell introduces a new framing technique we developed based on a designer's special request. We love to learn new things and then apply that knowledge to other projects. Consider this or another different technique for your next project.  

Sound Off!! – Acoustic Panels

Acoustic panels need not be boring!This week Russell has two videos on sound mitigation art panels. It just looks like art; no one will know it also serves for sound absorption. The inspiration for this very imaginative design was "pop-art" book spines. We created...

Don’t Be Square!! – Photoshop Magic

Don’t Be Square!! – Photoshop Magic

This week, Russell explains how you can upgrade your design with some photoshop magic and circle opening mats.  We created a series of Atlanta landmark photos for a multifamily project. By converting the images to black and white, and adding warming and vignette...

Normal Gets You Nowhere – LED Neon

Normal Gets You Nowhere – LED Neon

Halloween is a great time to revisit "normal." We hope you all have a great Halloween weekend. In the meantime, LED Neon look signs are a happening trend. LED looks almost identical to traditional neon but is much more flexible in terms of how it can be customized....