Clean, Crisp and Contemporary: Get the Look with Art Printed on Acrylic Plexiglas®

Because of the great advances in print technology, the ability to create beautiful art prints is accessible and affordable to all of us, from the DIY hobbyist to the most skilled artists. And no matter our experience, we all confront the same design decisions: color (or lack thereof), size, texture, finish. Even the shape of a print must be decided. We make all these decisions in the context of what we hope to achieve with the work aesthetically and, ultimately, emotionally. This is what makes printing both challenging and exhilarating: it extends the creative process on through installation and display.

LauraMJ | 5/30/2014 9:57:18 AM | 4 comments

10 Things You Could Have Learned From #AFchat Art and Framing Twitter Chat, Thursdays at 12:30 EST

Each Thursday from 12:30–1:30 PM EST, we host a Twitter chat, where we discuss topics related to art and framing. It’s a fairly new practice, but we are getting great response.


LauraMJ | 5/13/2014 8:38:42 AM | 0 comments

How to Order Custom Digital Printing and Framing at AmericanFrame.com

Since 2003, creative professionals and hobbyists alike have relied on our printing and framing experts for superior results at economical prices. Our professional photo printing starts with your digital file. We guide you through the steps to take your visions and make it reality, beautifully and simply. Prints can be ordered in a multitude of ways, on a variety of substrates.

LauraMJ | 5/12/2014 10:05:20 AM | 0 comments

Enter Our Facebook Photo Contest: Framing Happiness

It’s spring! We are happy, so we decided to launch an art and photo contest to celebrate. Starting May 6, 2014, enter our Facebook contest, Framing Happiness (#framinghappiness) for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate from yours truly, American Frame

LauraMJ | 5/6/2014 9:27:08 AM | 0 comments

The Vocabulary of Giclee – Digital Printing Technology

This month as we focus our educational content on our fine art and professional photo printing services, I thought it might be fun to dig into the evolution of the word ‘giclee’ and where it is headed today.

LauraMJ | 5/5/2014 11:00:55 AM | 2 comments

Fine Art Printing Technology – Giclee to Archival Inkjet Printing

Recent advances in fine art and professional photo printing technology have turned the art world on its head, transforming how artists make and sell reproductions of their work. Think about it.

LauraMJ | 5/1/2014 11:02:30 AM | 12 comments

About this blog

Laura Jajko

Join in and let’s bond over our love of art and framing. Here, I’ll be sharing design inspiration and decisions, twitter chat summaries, and happenings with the company, among other things. With more than 40 years of practical experience, I bring a unique perspective in a straight-forward style that I hope will spark lots of interesting and relevant dialog in our online community.


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