Mounting artwork forms a key part of the framing process, a window mount can enhance a piece dramatically. For traditional works, a window mount is an essential element, both aesthetically and protective. The mount-board window forms a layer which keeps the glass away from the surface of the artwork as well as complimenting the piece. We use conservation grade materials, so the artwork is kept in a stable protective environment.
There are many methods and techniques in mounting artwork:
Choosing the right type of mount board to complement your picture is important, there are a few things to think about! The colours of your artwork, the style of the decor and where your art will be displayed are a few things to consider. You can choose from a extensive selection of colour sample we have available, and we only use conservation grade mount boards which are PH neutral, and meets Fine Art Trades Guild standards.
Here at Kinlee we prefer to be hands on. We cut and trim our mouldings to size with a guillotine, we pin the pieces together with a foot operated underpinner. We take pride in providing a quality hand crafted frame(s) to all our customers.
The types of frames we offer:
We stock a range of mouldings, contemporary through to traditional. These include natural woods like Ash and Oak, to more contemporary in flat black/white/various colours, or high gloss black/white lacquer.
N.B. If you would prefer a style of moulding outside our stocked range, you can choose from an extensive collection that can be acquired within a day or two.
The glass used should be considered equally important as any other element of framing. The type of glass used depends on the size, type of work and level of UV protection required.
We also offer a reglazing service! If you have damaged, scratched or cracked the glass in your picture frame, we can replace the glass and have it back to you, generally, for the next day.
We have various glazing options at our disposal:
* Not suitable for deep box framing or multi layered mounts over 3mm, image will be blurred
** UV protection, blocks 99% rays
Damaged, scratched or cracked your mirror, we can replace the mirrored glass for you. We can also custom build you a new frame to your specific dimensions or mirror size. You can choose a new moulding, from contemporary, ornate to natural woods. These can be ordered and delivered within a day or two.
Kinlee takes pride in producing a high quality professional product, and every care is taken to ensure the final piece is to your satisfaction. Every frame is sealed with taped on the back, fitted with D rings for cord or cable hanging, picture plates or free standing brackets for smaller frames.
For packaging, where possible, we try to use recycled paper, card and board.
N.B. Some speciality items may need to be ordered in, this will take a day or two and incur a carriage fee from the supplier.