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International Framing Competition

Every January the Professional Picture Framers Association holds their annual convention in Las Vegas.  This year was a bit more special for us.


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0 Comments | Posted 2/16/17 9:09 PM By John Becker in Custom framing

The Pop-Out-Print

We are developing a new product called the Pop-Out-Print.

The Pop-Out-Print is a mounted image (either a Panel Print or an Acrylic Print) nested in a box frame. 

What makes this product unique is that the image is mounted into the frame from the front, which makes switching the image out a matter of 'popping out' the old image.


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0 Comments | Posted 9/17/15 11:41 PM By John Becker in Custom framing Business Acrylic Prints

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Rochester Framing & Fine Art Printing

Building a business is a relentless full court press.  As soon as things stand still, things fall apart.

This was a challenging year for a lot of reasons, but if you have a focused goal, things will work out.


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0 Comments | Posted 10/5/14 9:08 PM By John Becker in Custom framing

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Master Certified Picture Framer

There can only be one first, and we are delighted to share the news that Valerie Becker is the first Master Certified Picture Framer in Minnesota.


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0 Comments | Posted 9/19/14 2:09 PM By John Becker in Custom framing Business

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Seed art and Baron von Raschke

When was the last time anybody in your family said, "Let's go look at some seed art."? 

I am willing to bet it wasn't any time recent.

And what about professional wrestling?  True athletism or pure theatrics?

Both topics and more, in a single blog.  You cannot find a better value on the web.

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0 Comments | Posted 5/2/11 10:59 AM By John Becker in Custom framing

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Je ne sais quoi

This is a favorite French phrase that describes the intangible of anything that creates distinction or an undefined something special. 

In other words, you know it when you see it. It just is.

Fine art falls into this definition.  Academics can break it down and try to logically explain why there is good art and then there is great art, but the reality is that fine art is such a core part of the artist that it transcends definition.

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0 Comments | Posted 4/18/11 9:14 PM By John Becker in Custom framing