Archive for the ‘Color’ Category

Green picture framing for James Brown @ La Jolla Athanaeum

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

When San Diego architect James Brown approached us about framing for his show "The Third Country/El Tercer Pais" (opening this Thursday April at the Athenaeum in La Jolla), he asked for a simple gallery treatment in a spare natural wood frame. When I asked if he had a lumber preference ...

Excellent color resource online

Monday, April 28th, 2008

For a vast array of opinions on color, color theories, interesting color palettes and fascinating color patterns, The Frame Maker recommends the online community www.colourlovers.com, which states as its mission: COLOURlovers™ is a resource that monitors and influences color trends. COLOURlovers gives the people who use color - whether for ad campaigns, ...

2008 Color Opinions from Crescent

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Another party heard from on color is the venerable Crescent Cardboard Company, maker of many of the matboards we use at The Frame Maker. Crescent makes a vibrant line of rag mats great for designs involving rich color schemes. For 2008, Leatrice Eiseman, Director of the Pantone Color Institute, (noted as ...

Some notes on color in 2008.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

There is always a discussion about color when it comes to interior design, in paint, in fabrics for drapes and upholstery, in art, in picture frames--- is this color or color-combination "in", "out", "hot" or not-- its always an interesting discussion with many points of view. At The Frame Maker, our emphasis ...