Keith Schwabe

In August of this year Framagraphic lost one of our most valuable staff members. Keith Schwabe passed away suddenly at the age of 62. He had worked at Framagraphic for almost 10 years. Keith had a long history of work in the picture framing industry having previously worked for Regis Picture Framing and then various locations of the Framing and …

Shadow Box Frame – Mariners Tools

Here is an example of a shadow box frame we recently made for a customer named Diana. This project centered around some steamship inspection and engineering tools belonging to her father and grandfather. According to her husband, Hugh, Diana’s grandfather worked as a steamship inspector for the British shipping company The Blue Funnel Line out of Liverpool. He was based …

Memories Make the Best Christmas Gifts

At Framagraphic Custom Picture Framing we often have customers inquiring about a custom picture frame for a collection of military medals. This is the story of one such project we did recently for my mother. She had been holding on to a box of medals that once belonged to her grandfather –Grandpa O’Donnell, or Frank O’Donnell. Frank O’Donnell would be …

Picture Framing Glass for Roy Henry Vickers prints: UV Glass vs Ultra Vue

Framagraphic Custom Picture Framing has framed a lot of Roy Henry Vickers prints over the years. In fact Framagraphic is recommended by the Vickers Eagle Aerie Gallery in Tofino. People usually choose to have their Roy Henry Vickers prints framed in the same manner as they are displayed in his gallery: a black metal frame with a 4-inch double black …

Custom Jersey Framing From Start to Finish

We get a lot of people asking about custom jersey framing. Some just want their jersey mounted on its own in a simple frame. Other people want to turn their jersey into a statement of accomplishment. After four years of playing on a university field hockey team, you can imagine the amount of sentimental memorabilia you would accumulate. Ticket stubs, …

Stephanie Brown Inc. Wins Award of Merit at the 2013 IDIBC Awards

Congratulations to our friend Stephanie Brown for her beautiful feature in GRAY Magazine. Stephanie has been working on some truly stunning projects over the past year. Her vision and direction are truly impeccable.  This particular townhouse won the 2013 IDIBC Award of Merit for a Residential Project. Her unique interpretation of the ‘West Coast’ approach was noted by the jury. …

Congratulations Chris Collacott

Congratulations to Chris Collacott for placing in the top 50 of the 2013 EPSON International Photographic Panorama Awards. One of Collacott’s’ winning pieces, Electric Vancouver, is available for purchase in Framagraphic’s showroom. Collacott’s panoramic work has come a long way from his early beginnings- which involved working with 35 mm film stitched together by scotch tape. Now, through careful planning, …