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.   Our...

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...
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...
Ninja Framing – Shadowboxes 101

Ninja Framing – Shadowboxes 101

We recommend adding framed dimensional items to your design projects to break up the monotony of framed prints and canvas. This week Russell has four short videos all about shadowbox framing. Explore your options and get inspired to use this technique. Explore more of...
Meet The Armadillo Cowboy – Framing Dallas

Meet The Armadillo Cowboy – Framing Dallas

At Artifex, we like our Armadillos wearing cowboy hats. This recent multi-family project had a southwest/Texas theme. We created this cute cowboy armadillo that free floats in an open back frame. Russell also details how we can alter image colors to coordinate with...