KNOWLEDGE ABOUT PICTURE FRAMES
THE RIGHT PICTURE GLASS
Which picture glass do I need?
Get a detailed and also for amateurs suitable overview which different aspects can and should be considered when choosing the "right" picture glass.
PRESENTATION & MOUNTING
How do I frame correctly?
How do you mount your picture correctly and what presentation options are provided? In step-by-step instructions you can easily and quickly create your own perfect picture montage.
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In HALBE's knowledge section you will find lots of expert tips or step-by-step instructions concerning frame and glass selection, suspension, presentation, mounting and much more.
Wall or rope suspension?
No matter whether you want to hang your frame on a wall or elsewhere: HALBE offers a wide range of mounting systems for hanging on the wall or rope. Tips and recommendations for suspension can be found here.
How to mount an XXL picture frame correctly?
The hanging of large picture frames is often a challenge. How to find the perfect place and how to mount an XXL picture frame? The mounting of XXL picture frames has a few special aspects that you have to consider.
THE PERFECT PASSEPARTOUT
How do I design my passe-partout?
Framing with passe-partout opens up many design possibilities depending on the picture, colour, format, cut-out and type of presentation. Find out why you should decide for a passe-partout and how to find the optimal passe-partout!
THE RIGHT PICTURE FRAME
How do I design the right picture frame?
The right frame supports the optimal look of your picture by choosing the right colour, material and size. We show you how to find the right frame for your picture. The ultimate goal: the perfect picture frame!
How do I decorate my walls with frames?
For the wall design, as well as for the picture creation, creativity is required. There are design grids that provide orientation. In the following, we present some basic rules and show some successful examples.
HANGING PICTURE SERIES
What is the best way to hang a series of pictures?
Interior design with picture series is a popular design element. In order to make it easier for you to hang up rows of pictures, we will explain how you can simply and quickly attach the frames to the wall to give your rooms that certain something.
DETERMINE INSERTION DEPTH
How do I determine the correct insertion depth?
The insertion depth defines the available space within the frame and is an important criterion when configuring your picture frame. In the following we will show you what you should consider for each frame type.
Mythos Glas - Museum glass
Museum glass? What is it?
In this article we give an overview of the various types of glass in use and focus in particular on museum glass and its production and use.
WOOD TYPES FOR PICTURE FRAMES
Out of the woods to your wall
For centuries wood has been the classic material for building picture frames. As a natural material with its own character, it appears warm and, due to its soft edges, rather soft and natural. The different types differ in their appearance, effect and properties. In addition to the material, we would like to briefly characterize the trees of the woods available from us.
Picture frames in schools
Tips from planning to hanging in schools
Corridors and classrooms can be designed excellently with pictures. In order to get everything right when choosing frames and hanging systems, there are various aspects to consider. This guide provides valuable tips and assistance for planning, purchasing and hanging school art in HALBE magnetic frames.