Custom framing can be pretty cut and dry for many projects, but what about the pieces that require something a bit special? There are many elements that you can choose to make a framing project more elaborate, and custom fillets are a great way to use a small detail to create a big impact.Read More
There are many ways to add a bit of interest to a custom framing order via small design upgrades. A lifted mat can give a framing project some depth, drawing the viewer’s eye further into the piece.Read More
Works on paper and photographs generally benefit from having a mat included in custom framing materials. A mat helps keep the piece in place, enhances the focal point, and keeps the glass from being directly on the artwork.
A simple way to add something special to a 2D piece is by using multiple mats. In the piece below, you can see how adding a few mats in different tones really draws the eye in to the piece. They accentuate the different tones in the artwork, as well.Read More
Framing a set of work seems like it’s simple: pick a mat, a frame, and go. However, making a set into a cohesive body of work takes a bit of thought. It’s important for the framing to be complimentary to the work without overwhelming the individual pieces.Read More
When it comes to three-dimensional objects, there are a few options for displaying them, including in custom plexiglass boxes. Plexi boxes are the perfect solution to display an object (or set of objects) in a way that showcases the entirety of the piece.Read More
Bennett Galleries has been a staple of Green Hills shopping for over forty years, and we’ve recently gone through a big change. Our fearless leader, Bill Bennett, has retired and is now spending his free time on the golf links.Read More
A floater frame is a frame that allows the art to appear to float within it. Rather than having an outer lip to hold the art in and backing to keep it in place, the artwork is attached to the back of the frame. The frame is evenly spaced around the artwork, usually 1/4-1/2”.Read More