Our advice for framing prints

Framing a work on paper, or a print, both protects it from its environment and enhances its visual appeal. While classical works might call for heavier ornamentation, contemporary prints, on the other hand, require great simplicity.

The frame must be chosen in a way to fit the passe-partout, the protective backing board, and the glass – approximately 2 cm in total. Placing the work between two panes of glass or between a pane of glass and cardboard held together by metal clips is not recommended because dust may get inside through the unprotected edges.

The use of Masonite, wood, or corrugated cardboard is strongly discouraged because these materials damage paper.