Archive for April, 2009

The Frame Maker booth at ArtWalk built with new green ECOR™ panels

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Even though The Frame Maker doesn't do trade shows on a regular basis (although we do go to a few), we are still conscious of the amount of sheer waste usually associated with these kind of events as exhibitors, and the last thing we need do in a frame shop ...

Green Picture Framing Project with ASID Home Tour this weekend

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Here is one good example of "green" thinking at The Frame Maker being not just good for the environment, but good for business, too. Over the last year, The Frame Maker made over two thousand frames for just one of its professional clients. The amount leftover of nice but unusable ...

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. ...

3 Friends of TFM in April SDHG

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

The Frame Maker is very pleasantly surprised to see three long time friends and clients of our featured in this month's (April 2009) issue of San Diego Home| Garden magazineFull disclosure: you have to find and/or buy a physical copy of the magazine to read the story and see the ...

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 ...