Our Frame of Mind

A collection of tips, framing techniques and artist insights.

American Frame Named Best Framing Service For Art

American Frame has been named to Martha Stewart’s recently released list of the Best Online Framing Services of 2023. Receiving the “Best for Art” designation, American Frame was chosen for its “industry-standard art reproduction methods and high-quality materials.” 

March 7, 2023

Celebrating Women in Business at American Frame

As we celebrate International Women’s Month, there’s no better time to recognize American Frame as a 100% women-owned business. Owners and sisters Laura Jajko and Dana Dunbar proudly honor American Frame’s 50-year history, including its designation as a 100% women-owned business.

March 1, 2023

Unboxing Ready-to-Ship Frames: Product Insights for the DIY Framer

We recently introduced a new line of frame kits, which come with everything you need for your DIY framing project. Ideal for your next exhibit, gallery wall, favorite photograph or cherished work of art, each Ready-to-Ship product includes a custom frame, plexiglass and backing board.

February 22, 2023

How to Frame and Display a Triptych or Diptych

Throughout history, innumerable triptych and diptych works of art have been created—and this form of display continues to be popular in various applications, from artistic showpieces to home and workplace decor. Given the nuance involved in displaying a triptych or diptych, we’re exploring this particular type of framing in more detail, with tips and information on how to frame and hang your own pieces.

February 16, 2023

How to Frame a Canvas with a Canvas Float Frame

For a very minimal yet high-value look, float frames are a beautiful way to display works on stretched canvas. This type of frame gently outlines the canvas without actually touching the art, giving the perception that the piece is “floating” within the frame. A favorite of museum professionals as well as artists who regularly work on canvas, float frames are both economical and classically stylish. When it comes to putting together a custom canvas float frame, there are some important assembly tips you need to know.

February 7, 2023