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About Our Framing

At Tappan, we offer a full suite of framing services tailored to showcase your artwork perfectly. Every frame is custom-built and handcrafted to complement your piece. Whether you choose our standard framing options or seek a more personalized style, our expert advisors are here to assist you every step of the way.

Framing Styles

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Canvas Float

Our frame selection - all made with solid solid wood - will create a stunning visual border that makes your artwork stand out, giving it a modern, gallery-like quality.

Choose from our classic color selections - white, black, natural, and walnut to seamlessly integrate with your artwork and decor.

Looking for something unique? Our advising team is ready to help you with a custom quote for any other color or frame style you desire.

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Float Frame

Ideal for showcasing original drawings and works on paper or any artwork with special edge details such as a deckle edge.

Our standard practice involves raising the piece with a 1.5" space around, creating depth and shadow for enhanced visual impact. This method sets the artwork deeper in the frame and behind high-quality acrylic for added protection.

You can customize the dimensions around your artwork to suit your preferences and choose a frame color from our standard selection by reaching out to our team.

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Matted

Mats create a visual buffer drawing the viewer's eye inward and focusing attention on the piece itself. The added depth and dimensionality can make your artwork appear more substantial and professionally presented.

We add a 3" white core mat with a bevel cut opening, automatically matting around signatures or edition numbering unless instructed otherwise. Our use of 4-ply, conservation-grade, acid-free mat board ensures the longevity of your artwork.

Reach out to our advising team for tailored adjustments in mat dimensions or colors to suit your preferences.

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Full Bleed

most commonly used in contemporary and minimalist artworks, such as photography, digital art, prints, where a clean and seamless presentation is desired without the distraction of borders or mats.

Our standard practice for framing full bleed involves flush mounting the artwork to the edge of the print, ensuring a seamless appearance, and using spacers to set the artwork slightly deeper behind the acrylic for added protection and sleek presentation.

Questions About Custom Framing Options? Contact Us:

email: [email protected]

text or call: 310-388-3425

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