Monday, April 29, 2019

As with anything, trends and preferences change and evolve over time and the picture framing industry is no different.  It was only a few decades ago...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Firstly I'd like to wish everyone a happy New Year, and I look forward to providing my customers with a better service for 2019.  By 'better' I refer...

Monday, November 5, 2018

Trends come and go, in all aspects of life from clothing and music to cars and, of course, interior design.  Clearly, some trends always have and alwa...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Last night at Sotheby’s in London, the last lot of the night was the gallery version of the famous Banksy picture of ‘Girl With Balloon’.  The origina...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

It is often assumed that bespoke framing is the most expensive option when it comes to getting artwork and items framed, but this statement doesn't co...

Thursday, July 19, 2018

We are lucky enough to be invited to many artists exhibitions and ‘private views’, in part due to the large number of artists that come to us for our...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Fa la la la la, la la la la!

Anyone monitoring my movements during December would think I was up to no good.  Covert rendezvous in car parks, waiting i...

Monday, September 18, 2017

The picture shows the cartridges of special wedges I use to join the corners of my frames.  10 years ago, I would use more of the 7mm wedges (in the p...

Monday, June 5, 2017

‘Thinking outside of the box’ may be a phrase too readily used by consultants and engineers, but I often find myself having to abandon all common prac...

Friday, March 24, 2017

Today we gave back the keys to our old workshop in College Road.  This building has been a home to Otters Pool Studio for around 40 years, with the la...

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