Enter your keyword

PICTURE FRAMING

picture framing with untreated frames at zebra one gallery
marc chagall and picture framimg at zebra one gallery
picture framing at zebra one gallery

PICTURE FRAMING AT  ZEBRA ONE GALLERY, HAMPSTEAD, NORTH WEST LONDON, WE CAN PICTURE FRAME TO SUIT ALL TASTES AND BUDGETS.

Picture Framing

Our traditional picture framing is the most popular and cost effective way of making the most of any works of art or photographs.

Zebra One Gallery picture framing we frame a wide range of works from certificates, photographs, prints, original oil and acrylic works, award documents.

Zebra One Gallery Hampstead stock a wide range of wood available in, gold, silver and unique hand coloured one off frames to go with your interior.

Mounts are available in either single mount or double mount formats and a wide range of colours, all mounts are acid-free to protect your artwork. Only the best materials are used this includes museum quality mount board, museum glass, float glass and non-reflective glass.

For best results, we recommend that you bring your artworks to us so we can discuss your requirements and give you the best advice.

Museum – The ultimate protection for your artwork
Why choose Museum Level Picture Framing with Zebra One Gallery

Museum Level Picture Framing is not confined to museums’ works. Some artwork gains museum-quality status over time. Works that are to be preserved for future generations, including high value items and artwork of potential or historical value should be framed to Museum Level, where possible. Processes are intended to be fully reversible up to 35 years, which means that the framed work can be returned to its former state, i.e. prior to framing, at any time, assuming that the artwork is not inherently unstable

Good original frames should be retained wherever possible as these can enhance the value of the artwork. Frames can be replicated for display purposes, while the original is preserved in museum storage. Sometimes it is advantageous to retain an original window mount (possibly gilded or decorated). Zebra One Gallery know how to do this and protect the artwork from damage this original window mount could otherwise inflict on the artwork .

Zebra One Gallery Museum Level will give the best possible protection for your artwork or objects, whilst looking good and enabling you to view your art work to best effect. By using the highest quality materials available and the best techniques, Zebra One Gallery will give your work protection from physical and mechanical damage, airborne pollution and acids generated by many framing materials. Museum Level should be good for at least 30 years in normal conditions. However, pictures are rarely hung in ideal conditions, so we recommend that you have the frame checked every five years or so by us. Zebra One Gallery recommends that you agree a ‘condition of artwork’ report on all works to be framed to Museum Level that are not brand new, prior to framing. Appropriate remedial action on deteriorating artwork should be taken before any work is carried out.

Conservation Level Framing
Why choose Conservation Level with Zebra One Gallery

Conservation Level gives a high level of protection for your artwork or objects, whilst looking good and enabling you to view your framed work to best effect. It should give virtually as high a level of protection as Museum Level framing and in many markets, for example the USA, no distinction is made between the two. By using conservation quality materials and the best techniques, Zebra One Gallery can give your work protection from physical and mechanical damage, airborne pollution and acids generated by many of the materials used.

Conservation Level framing should be good for 20 years in normal conditions, but be vigilant: pictures are rarely hung in ideal conditions, so we recommend that you have the frame checked every five years or so by a professional framer. Zebra One Gallery recommends that you agree a ‘condition of artwork’ on all works to be framed to Conservation Level that are not brand new, prior to framing. Appropriate remedial action on deteriorating artwork should be taken before any work is carried out.

Suitable for Objects and artworks that are to be preserved for future generations and collectables should be framed to Conservation Level, if not to Museum Level.

Original artwork deserves Conservation or Museum Level Framing. Limited edition prints of moderate to high value that are not framed to Conservation or Museum Level may not hold or increase their value over time as well as those that are. This is because Conservation Level, as well as Museum Level, requires that all processes affecting the artwork be fully reversible. In other words, what you have framed to Conservation Level can be returned to its former state, i.e. prior to framing, at any time up to 20 years, assuming that the artwork is not inherently unstable.

Good original frames should be retained wherever possible as these can enhance the value of the artwork. Frames can be replicated for display purposes, while the original is preserved in museum storage. Sometimes it is advantageous to retain an original window mount (possibly gilded or decorated). Zebra One Gallery know how to do this and protect the artwork from damage this original window mount could otherwise inflict on the artwork

Commended Level Framing with Zebra One Gallery
Why choose Commended Level with Zebra One Gallery

Commended Level framing should visually enhance the artwork and will give a moderate level of protection from physical and mechanical damage, airborne pollution and acid damage. A window mount or slip should normally be used to visually enhance the artwork and distance it from the glazing.

Processes do not have to be reversible so make sure your framer knows if the chance to get your work back to its condition prior to framing is important to you.

Zebra One Gallery recommends that processes should be reversible whenever possible, as the future value of works cannot always be foreseen and work ‘in mint condition’ commands the best secondary market value.

The target time for this level of framing is around five years in normal conditions, but this can be improved by requesting Conservation Level quality of materials, such as mount board, where you can afford it. Consult with Zebra One Gallery.

Always have items and artwork that you value framed with the best possible materials; this will help them give you pleasure for longer. Zebra One Gallery Commended Level gives you a wider choice of mount board colour options than Conservation Level and some artwork will look better when dry mounted, a process that can also help disguise previous damage but that is usually not readily reversible.

Commended Level Framing is suitable for replaceable artwork of limited commercial and/or moderate sentimental value and where visual appearance is important. The target lifetime assumes that artwork is not inherently unstable. Commended Level framing is not recommended for high value limited edition prints or original artwork, which should be framed to Conservation or Museum Level.

SERVICES

Our current lead time is 7 working days.

  • Free advice & quotes on framing that is best for you & your art
  • Conservation, archival framing with museum glass and UV acrylics available
  • For individuals, Artists, Galleries, Photographers & Interior Designers
  • Picture Framing in Hampstead, North West London NW3

Zebra One Gallery

1 Perrin’s Court
Hampstead
London
NW3 1QX

Email: info@zebraonegallery.com

Tel: 020 7794 1281

GET IN TOUCH AND OUR RESIDENT EXPERT WILL BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO DISCUSS YOUR FRAMING REQUIREMENTS.

Zebra one gallery colour logo

‘STAY AHEAD OF THE HERD WITH ZEBRA ONE GALLERY