“Hero’s Horse Monument,” Kevin Box

“Hero’s Horse Monument,” Kevin Box

Kevin Box: “Origami has become a prominent theme that I have taken on because I believe in its metaphor: everything begins with the same blank page; the outcome is determined by what we choose to do with it.” outsidetheboxstudio.com

Period Design Series: All About Art Nouveau

Period Design Series: All About Art Nouveau

By Michael Pacitti Inspired by the unruly aspects of the natural world, the Art Nouveau style affected art, illustration, design and architecture from 1890 to 1910. Despite its relatively short span as a popular trend, Art Nouveau made many appearances throughout the decades, including a secondary highlight during the 1970s psychedelic movement. Remember the Grateful […]

Behind the Color Trends

Behind the Color Trends

  By Michael Pacitti Color trends reflect how we live our lives, and our outlook on color has broadened thanks to today’s new technology. Simultaneously, our boundaries between public life and private life have blurred, and our take on privacy has evolved. Some people desire to create a personal territory, away from the hustle and […]

The Guerrilla Framer: Turn Your Website into a Sales Engine

The Guerrilla Framer: Turn Your Website into a Sales Engine

By Paul Cascio,The Guerrilla Framer When I first joined the framing business more than 25 years ago, I had to advertise in the Yellow Pages directory. It was a necessary evil for anyone in a service business. The Yellow Pages directory was the Google of its day. There, consumers searched for services, such as plumbing, […]

The Art and Craft of Framing

The Art and Craft of Framing

By Tara Crichton Picture framing at its simplest is a craft, and, if you reduce it even further, it is a business. I’m not fond of the business side of framing. The business chores I must perform every couple of months have become the bane of my existence, and I can’t wait until the bottom […]

Newsmaker: Christian Harwell Wins “International Design Star: Framing Edition” Competition

Newsmaker: Christian Harwell Wins “International Design Star: Framing Edition” Competition

Early this year, Christian Harwell of Cyrus Custom Framing & Art took home the grand prize at Larson-Juhl’s second annual “Design Star: Framing Edition” competition. He received a $500 Larson-Juhl moulding credit and now has the opportunity to collaborate with the Larson-Juhl Design Team on a new moulding collection. I am humbled beyond words for […]

Newsmaker: Larson-Juhl Now Offering Brushstrokes Reproductions

Newsmaker: Larson-Juhl Now Offering Brushstrokes Reproductions

At this year’s West Coast Art & Frame Expo, renowned custom-framing company Larson-Juhl launched Brushstrokes—a technology that captures the essence of artists’ originals and recreates oil-on-canvas and acrylic paintings in 3-D. “This is a passion of mine, and to see the overwhelmingly positive response at West Coast Art & Frame was amazing,” said Mario Mazzone, […]

From Silver Screen to Fine Art Frames: Jane Seymour’s New Line with Fotiou Frames

From Silver Screen to Fine Art Frames: Jane Seymour’s New Line with Fotiou Frames

By Linda Mariano When we think about the framing industry, we think of mouldings, mats, glass and all the equipment it takes to bring those elements together to create a beautiful frame. Whether it is a piece of artwork, a memento, an award or myriad other things that we want to display, the frame design […]

“Untitled,” Lindsay Cowles

“Untitled,” Lindsay Cowles

Lindsay Cowles: “I am most known for my use of bright, bold color and energetic movement—thereby evoking emotion, stimulating thinking, promoting happiness and inspiration. Fundamental elements of my works are focused on the interplay of color and the layering and texturing of paint.” lindsaycowlesfineart.bigcartel.com

Your Guide to Miami Art Week

Your Guide to Miami Art Week

At the beginning of December each year, Miami transforms into a fine-art mecca for tens of thousands of the world’s top artists, galleries, publishers and collectors. If you’re going, pack our guide of what you can expect to see.

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