Archive for the ‘hospitality design’ Category

What’s green about picture framing?

Friday, April 17th, 2009

From the desk of John Hiemstra "When I started working closely with The Frame Maker on this website and developing a forward looking plan of action for the business last year, I began right away on the "green" mission I've been carrying along to different degrees since I was a kid. ...

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 ...

Custom maple mouldings for Xu Bing

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Here are some pics of the maple picture frame moulding we had custom milled for Xu Bing's 135" paper piece from the Artist's Respond! show at MCASD. [caption id="attachment_51" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="custom maple picture frame moulding for Xu Bing"][/caption]There is no commercial picture frame moulding made at these lengths, which we ...

Green hospitality design?

Friday, May 16th, 2008

(Disclaimer: you're not allowed to take pictures at this show unless you are "official" press, which I am clearly not, so there won't be any pictures in these posts.) If I could have take pictures inside the hall at the HD Expo this weekend, I could show you several very ...

@ Hospitality Design Expo

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

In attending the Hospitality Design Expo this weekend on behalf of The Frame Maker, we as a shop are trying to get a clearer picture of where the hospitality industry is headed, not just as it relates to our own contract framing services, but what's happening for our professional client ...