OFFERING A WIDE SELECTION OF FRAMING AND AUXILIARY SERVICES
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A good frame can both enhance and define an artwork, and choosing the right frame can be critical in elevating the work itself as well as the space in which it is placed. We have invested considerable developing our framing allowing us to offer a range of distinctive and contemporary hand-finished styles, suitable for both home, gallery, and business spaces. With a commitment to quality and preservation, all our framing adhere strictly to either our Conservation Standards or Museum Standards, safeguarding every artwork. Our framing can be suited to a range of objects from original artworks, works on paper, prints, canvases, and photographs; through to documents, textiles, ephemera and keepsakes. We are happy to discuss any framing requirements you may have.
Custom profiles and hand finished in black.
A correctly stretched canvas offers a simple and elegant way to display artwork. Stretching can be standalone or combined with framing to enhance the presentation further. We have put together a range of different stretchers to suit any particular canvas. Our Exhibition Stretchers are built to the highest standards from laminated kiln-dried pine, including expandable mitred corners, and mortise and tenon cross bars where appropriate. For those that require an even higher level of stretching, Museum Stretchers are built combining laminated kiln-dried pine and aluminium for extra strength, perfect for extra large canvases. We also offer more simple stretching options, for exhibitions and any form of short-term stretching.
Canvas stretching using 36mm exhibition stretchers.
Acrylic framing presents a modern and elegant solution for exhibiting works of art and other objects. This technique provides a clear and unobstructed view from all angles, whilst being lightweight and well-suited for larger frames. Each acrylic frame is crafted with precision and attention to detail, including beveled edges and secure split-baton hangings. A wide array of translucent colours are available, including clear, frosted, mirrored, and bright neon options. For increased protection, frames may also be constructed using UV-protective conservation acrylic.
Custom built acrylic tray frame, with a clear acrylic front and neon orange sides.
Our conservation and restoration services cover a range of materials, with a particular focus on paper and paintings. All our conservation and restoration work is carried out either in-house or in collaboration with our partnered conservation studio Artem Conservation. Our treatments include surface cleaning, varnish removal, fungal & stain treatment, repairs and relining, and retouching. Conservation reports and advisory is available.
Removal of old acidic tape and adhesives from an ink drawing on paper.
We can offer a number of logistical, reporting, and advisory services. Including local and national couriers, art handling and hanging, exhibition logistics, crates and travel cases, frame conservation reports, and artwork condition reports. We can assist with most logistical requirements our clients may need, whether locally, nationally, or internationally.
Hand-built artwork crates being prepared for international travel.
Our Felstead Collection holds a wide selection of 20th century prints by leading British and international printmakers, along with contemporary art, urban art, fine art reproductions, maps, and antique etchings. Whilst our sister project Felstead Art represents and supports over 70 artists based in Hackney Wick and the surrounding areas of East London. You can browse our artists portfolios and collect from hundreds of artworks available.
Framed works by prolific street artist Sweet Toof.