Our Frame of Mind

A collection of tips, framing techniques and artist insights.

Photo Paper: Which Option Is Best for Your Project?

With so many paper styles and finishes available for your prints, it can be hard to know which option will help achieve the look you’re envisioning. At American Frame, we help make the decision easier by offering only the highest-quality, industry-leading brands and products.

February 9, 2024

Playing with Proportions: Why Mat Size Matters

Proportions are an essential design element. From graphic design and furniture arrangement to fine art, how you use proportions directly impacts the final presentation and power of your art within its frame.

January 14, 2024

2023 Holiday Message

2023 was monumental for us. It was the year we became a 50-year-old business. We’re honored to make that claim, and we thank you for being part of our legacy. Longevity is about vision and a willingness to continually evolve for the next generation—year over year over year.

December 15, 2023

Three Distinctive Gift Ideas for the Creatives in Your Life

Selecting exceptional and thoughtful gifts can often be a daunting task. It becomes even more challenging when you aspire to create something truly unique, a custom gift that captures your creative essence and draws out those delightful moments of awe and appreciation from your loved ones, friends, and colleagues.

November 3, 2023

DIY Custom Framing: 6 Tips for Creating a Museum-Quality Presentation

The application and process of custom framing has never been more accessible, thanks to technological strides made over the last few decades. American Frame was built on the concept of providing easy custom framing access to all, and we stand at the forefront of ensuring seamless custom framing products and services for our diverse art community. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a budding artist, a designer with an eye for aesthetics or an art enthusiast keen on showcasing your prized pieces, the realm of DIY custom framing now offers unparalleled ease and convenience.

September 19, 2023