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Of window mat designs and proportions

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Most Customers with an interest or passion in home décor, and more particularly, the picture framing ansmall-oil-painting-framed-with-triple-window-mountd display of art on paper, such as photos, prints, posters and the like, will probably already know what is a window mat  (or window mount  or passé-partout as it is known in Europe)  when researching window mat designs . However for those who may not be fine art aficionados, a window mat is paper or cardboard edge one often sees around many of the nicer photos or images. It creates a separate field of colour, definition and light, between the picture frame and the art itself. More prosaically, it keeps the glass off and away from touching the art ...

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A brief guide of window mats and their openings

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A Brief Tour of Window Mats and Their Openings. In this blog we will try to shed some light on Window Mats picture-frame-with-multi-window-matting-collageand Their Openings, with a particular focus to their external and internal sizing. A window mat ( Customers often call them edges, cardboards, surrounds, masks, etc ) or a window mount, as our English brethren would call one is that white or coloured cardboard that framers often put around images and inside picture frames. Broadly speaking, window mats are placed over and around images for several ...

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What’s inside a picture frame?

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Yes, " What’s inside a picture frame? is one of the questions we get asked fairly frequently.  The wordinthe-components-inside-a-picture-frame.jpgg of the question can change from person to person but Customers want to know the same thing.  And this is because they are curious of the components of a frame and the  names of the parts of  a picture frame.  We may get asked:“What do you put at the back?” , or: “What will you put my picture on?” and even: “Will you make something so that my picture won’t fall off?”, and so on and so forth. The reason this question gets asked is because people know that a thin piece of paper like a poster can’t hold up by itself and wonder what and how it is being ...

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