Custom Framing Guide

Your Resource for Online Framing Tips & Advice

Level Frames Corporate Gifting and Office and Retail Design

September 11 2018

We enjoy working with all types of companies to provide hassle-free custom framing and printing for their offices, retail spaces and client or employee gifts. Frame ups can instantly inspire a workspace, set the mood and aesthetic of a shop, or brighten up your someone's day!

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How We Can Help

  • Museum-quality frames and prints for any space: office, retail, food & beverage
  • Gifts for …

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Introducing Fine Art Printing

August 30 2018

For years we’ve been serving discerning artists, galleries, professional photographers and thousands of people looking to put their best moments and memories up on the wall.

The same care and attention we put into each one of our handcrafted custom frames goes into the photos and digital artwork we print. Now, you can order archival, fine art prints from Level across a range of sizes and paper types - without the frame!

Premium Inks and Paper

As part of our fine art printing and framing service, we've built up a fleet of high-end, …

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Level Frames for Creatives, Advertisers & Interior Designers

August 24 2018

Let us help you eliminate any headaches dealing with the logistics around custom framing and shipping all over the country, either to your own space or to your clients. We're known for our quality craftsmanship on fine art prints and archival framing, with prices that are less than traditional frame shops and at a fraction of their typical turnaround.

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Level Frames for Artists & Photographers

August 23 2018

We enjoy working with all types of artists, designers and photographers to help grow their business. We're able to help with various touch points you may encounter, such as fine art printing, museum-quality framing and drop shipping.

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Frames for artists


How We Can Help

  • Frames and printing for exhibitions, shows and personal use
  • Frames and prints for your customers
  • Drop shipping directly to your clients
  • Dot Press, our e-commerce …

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Get Feedback on Your Frame from Friends (or Strangers)

July 18 2018

Our goal is making it easier to custom frame pictures and artwork from start to finish.

At the beginning of the process, you will be focused on getting the frame color, mat and glaze choices right. We've built a few things to help out along the way, including a "Golden Ratio" button that recommends a profile and mat balanced with the dimensions of your artwork, and the ability to upload a preview image inside the frame to better visualize the final result.

Today, we are adding a new tool to the mix: Get Feedback

Send to a Friend, or …

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Landmass Goods x Level Frames Giveaway

June 21 2018

Sign up below for a chance to win a beautifully framed scratch-off map from Landmass

Winner announced July 9th, 2018.


The Perfect Way to Remember All Your Adventures

The folks at Landmass believe there's a great travel story behind every trip, and we totally agree! Together we want to help you relive each unforgettable travel moment and make it last a lifetime in a framed print celebrating your adventurous spirit.

The winner of the giveaway will win an XL scratch-off world map from Landmass that arrives ready to hang in a museum-quality …

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Custom Framing in NYC

June 13 2018

We ship custom frames all over the country, but we're proud to call Brooklyn our home. We love helping fellow New Yorkers frame the artwork and photos that mean something special to them. Our online framing experience means that you don't even need to leave your apartment to get the job done right. Design the perfect frame in a matter of minutes, we'll handcraft and have it on your doorstep within a few days.

Continue reading for more perks of being in NYC and how we can help on your next framing project.

Speedy Turnarounds, Pick Ups …

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5 Tips to Make Photos Better for Printing & Framing

April 06 2018

In the age of camera phones, it doesn't take thousands of dollars worth of equipment and a ton of technical know-how to take great pictures. As long as you can point and tap your smartphone screen, you're experienced enough to document the world around you. However, issues tend to pop up later, in the editing stage. You'll choose the perfect photo to print and frame, only to notice that something's a little off. It could be something more technical, like the color contrast or brightness, or just an inopportune photobomb that you'd …

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5 Female Artists You'll Love

March 09 2018

Yesterday was International Women's Day! While McDonald's flipped their arches, we celebrated by putting together a list of just a few of the awesome female artists we're loving lately. Their work is all stylistically and thematically different, so we just know you'll find something on this list that'll complement your personal style. Of course, we've also sprinkled in some framing suggestions, just in case you're looking to add a new piece or two to your custom framed art collection.


1. Donna Yan

Image source: Donna Yan

Donna Yan is a …

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4 Perfect (Customer) Photos for Picture Framing Inspiration

March 02 2018

One of our favorite things is seeing photos shared by our customers of their framed artwork hung up in their homes and offices. Not only do we get to see the final product of our work, but we get some seriously great design inspiration shots and a glimpse into every customer's personal style and creativity. We want to make custom framing easier, better and more convenient so every space of yours can feel more like home.

In this post, we wanted to invite you along for the ride by sharing some of our favorite customer photos and the …

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5 Photography Projects to Try This Year

January 26 2018

New photography lovers and seasoned pros alike can probably relate to the feeling of being at a bit of a creative standstill, whether it's not knowing what to photograph of, or just wanting to step outside what's familiar. To help with this, we've put together this list of five ideas to stir up some inspiration to hopefully get some new and creative photos up on some walls.


1. Recreate The Past

Image source: Pinterest

Everyone loves looking through old photos, even if they can get pretty cheesy and embarrassing. After all, there's …

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5 Places to Commission Art Online, Perfect for Valentine's Day

January 19 2018

We're fairly fresh off the heels of the December holiday season, and you may be feeling a little burnt out in the gift idea department. In our experience, the most well-received gifts are those that are thoughtful, personalized and totally unique. With these qualities in mind, we’ve created this list of five places to commission one-of-a-kind, custom art that's perfect for your S.O., parents, and friends alike.


1. PaperHandsDesignCo

Image source: Etsy

Owned by Graphic Designer/Illustrator Brandie Kay, this adorable Etsy shop has …

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