Custom Framing is in Our Genes.

"My grandfather,  Harry Scott was a third-generation master gilder and framer who served the high society and cultural arts scene of San Francisco from the 1890s to 1950. I am carrying on his tradition." - Dennis Schmidling

Custom Framing Services

Frame Design Consulting - Our experienced consultants will assist you with just the right frames, mats, glass and finish details. Our goal is to make your artwork the best it can be.

Custom Fabrication - Frames are built from scratch in our own facility, using the best materials available. We offer hundreds of frame designs in all price ranges. Wood, metal, composite, built-ups, even custom carved.

Dry Mounting - We are able to dry mount flat artwork up to 40" x 60" in size. 

Glazing - We offer all grades of glazing, including plexiglass, museum acrylics, conservation clear, ultraviolet protective, reflection control, as well as a wide range of specialty glazing. 

Museum Mounting - Similar to dry mounting, we are able to handle projects up to 40" x 60" in size.

Custom Mat Cutting - We are able to cut custom mats up to 40" x 60" in size. We offer custom embossing, letter cut-outs, reverse bevel and a variety of unique custom services. We are able to complete layered build-up with inlays and fillets as well.

Shadow Boxes - If you have something unusual or special to display, we can create a unique presentation for you. 

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Photo Restoration & Repair.

Photo Touch Up and Editing.

Large Format Printing - 40 inches by any length.

Graphic Design - For professionally managed print, multi-media, three-dimensional exhibits, environmental graphics and a full range of collateral materials. Our design services are offered by a professional staff with more than 40 years of commercial and corporate experience.

Editing - We offer a full range of copy editing services, from brochuures to books. Our professional editors have more that 30 years of professional experience.


Curation Services - We can assist or fully manage the curation of art exhibits in home,  gallery or commercial environments.

Custom Art Hanging - We are able to professionally hang art for our customers. 

Art Acquisition - We often assist our customers in the location and acquisition of fine art of all varieties.

Frame Restoration & Repair - We offer archival restoration services including building, structural mending and replacement, through a variety of conservator and specialty associates with more than 100 years of combined experience.