Category Archives: Framing

Picture Frame Market Report

I was reading through an article I found about the framing industry. Apparently, there have been surveys taken in the past that focus specifically on the general public’s overall demand for frames. Finding a picture frame market report can be a bit difficult. However, in this day and age, you can really find information on […]

CSD: Blending Sports and Art

I’m going to be honest. I didn’t start my job with a blazing passion for sports memorabilia or framing. However, as time has gone on, I’ve learned more about both of those industries, and as a marketer, you really can’t ask for a larger conundrum than somehow blending those two together to make great copy. […]

Types of Wood Used in Photo Framing

There are a variety of different photo frame wood types used in the production of the frame moulding. Today, I’ll focus on two that are popularly known. A huge standalone in the framing industry is mahogany. Research google terms and how popular mahogany is used in searches for pictures frames. It doesn’t take long to […]

Framing Jerseys and What Goes Into the Process

Jersey framing doesn’t have to be difficult. I know a lot of people try these things at home, and more power to those brave souls, but if you want to have a keepsake for life, I would highly suggest going to a professional—someone who has been framing jerseys for real, live customers with real, live budgets […]

Simple Eccentricity: Joseph Cornell

I was doing what I do on Pinterest the other day – pinning shadowboxes so that our customers and viewers in general can get some inspiration for themselves – when I came across a peculiar box. Immediately, I was intrigued by the artist: Joseph Cornell. His works of art were gloriously simplistic, a bit garish. They […]

Framing the Human Experience: Part Two

In the twelfth and thirteenth century, framing evolved from a method used simply to divine scenes by the Egyptians and Greeks into the artists carving out a hollow in the actual slab of wood, leaving a raised edge, or frame, behind. Then, the artists painted whatever image they chose on the flat portion of the […]

Framing the Human Experience

I’m not going to lie to you. When I decided to write a blog today about frames, I was skeptical about what I would find. How interesting can the history of framing really be? How did we, as a civilization, start framing the human experience? Well, apparently, framing is another world altogether and classically an […]

Nostalgia Defined

For thousands of years, human beings have attempted to recreate the world around them. Moreover, from cave drawings to Matisse Impressionist paintings, to photos and video, we have stridently tried to recreate our surroundings and what’s in them– it’s what I like to call nostalgia defined. First of all, what is it about our innate […]