Whether hanging in your family room, or on display at MoMA (or both!), your frame choice matters. Start with your art, and don't forget the details. Light Impressions carries glazing materials, backing board, and hardware kits to accompany your frame selection. Or, you may want to order one of our easy OneStep framing kits or try the new Light Impressions Custom Configurator, which allows you to upload your image and create the perfect frame and mat combination.

Here are a few more tips:

What Size and Shape Frame Is Best For You?

This drawing shows an example of a frame's shape and available space for your glass, mats and backing:

Size and Shape
  • A. Measures the width of the frame's face; it also indicates how much of your mat will be covered by the frame's face.
  • B. Measures the distance/ depth of frame to wall.
  • C. Measures the dimension of the area that holds glass, mats, backing, clips and art together.