Clarice Beckett, ‘Princes Bridge’, 1930, oil on board, stacked frame Bellini champagne scoop frame with black inner edge, and silver fillet. The silver fillet is used here to enhance and contrast the black inner detail of the Bellini champagne scoop. The opalescent champagne scoop frame has been selected to compliment the soft, pastle colours of the painting.
Vintage erotic print, framed in an ornate gold frame, with gold fillet. Acme Framing have one of the most extensive range of hand-crafted ornate gilded mouldings in Sydney. Many of these ornate gilded frames are made using traditional processes in small familly-run workshops in Italy.
Vintage 'Gilda' film poster framed in a black hand-stained and bees-waxed, ornate stacked frame. A good example of custom-framing, demonstrating unique results that can be obtained through stacking of multiple frames, and the depth and richness that can be achieved through hand-staining and waxing.
Olive Cotton, ‘Only to Taste the Warmth, The Light, The Wind’, 1939, Gelatin silver photograph, framed in a Bellini champagne scoop frame with museum cotton rag matboard and museum glass (designed to protect work from ultraviolet light). A beautiful example of a small image framed in a large mat, and conservation framing methods and materials.
Antique Tibetan drinking flask, framed in an ornate black and gold scoop-frame with deep spacing. Acme Framing specialise in custom framing and conservation framing, and have extensive experience in framing antique and collectable objects and textiles.
Stitched pompom artwork on a stretcher frame installed in a client's home. When you bring your artworks / objects into the Acme Framing showroom for your complimentary 30-minute design consultation - we will work with you to create an https://www.acmeframing.com/service/custom-design/>original made-to-measure design, that will showcase these objects –and provide a focal point for your interior.
Robert Malherbe, ‘Portrait of Mary’, Oil painting, in a large black scoop frame. As well as canvas stretching, Acme Framing offer an range of float-frame designs (also know an L-frames) made specifically for framing works on canvas, designed to protect the artwork by leaving a gap between the painting and the edge of the frame, so that the frame appears to 'float' around the artwork. These can then be used as a base upon which to add other frames - a process called 'stacking' – in this example we've added a very traditional deep black 'scoop' frame.
Pablo Picasso, ‘Untitled’, 1971, Drawing on paper, framed with an 8-ply rag mat, in a Bellini wide champagne scoop frame.Pablo Picasso, ‘Untitled’, 1971, Drawing on paper, framed with an 8-ply conservation, rag mat, in a wide Bellini champagne scoop frame.
Maritime signalling flagsstitched together and framed to create a striking, feature wall tapestry. When you bring your artworks / objects into our showroom - we work with you to create an original made-to-measure design that will showcase and protect these beautiful objects – and provide a focal point for your interior.
Jeff Campbell, ‘Up Shit Creek’, signed tea towel, hand-stitched to dark green mat board and framed in a large black scoop frame with an ornate gold inner frame. A great example of a traditional-meets-contemporary frame design, perfect for an eclectic-styled interior – and pairing traditional frame designs with edgy contemporary artworks.
Tribal artefacts, framed in a contemporary white box-frame with floated double mats. Acme Framing specialise in custom framing and conservation framing, and have extensive experience in framing antique and collectable objects and textiles.
Two panels of oriental silk brocade, float-mounted with black backing and box-framed (unglazed). Textile and wallpaper samples can be framed to create beautiful decorative artworks in their own right. These panels were designed to be placed eitherside of mirror or other architectural ellement.
Wearable art objects framed with leather mat boards fastened with leather buckles and suspended on a hand-finished timber frame, designed designed so that the objects can be removed for handling and placed back in the case.
Custom-made mirror, in repainted ornate antique frame. Mirrors can be a very effective way to open up an interior - this ornate frame with a silver finish combines old-world charm with a vivid metallic finish.
"Contemporary photography, framed in dark timber, with champagne fillets, and red and gray stepped-mat boards. An example of Acme's custom framing - designed to compliment both the artwork and the client's interior.
Copper artwork, framed in in stacked picture frame. Client: Sydney Theatre Company. Olive wood veneer with ribbed gold inner frame around copper silhouette portrait in oval cut mount and plaque with copper edging.
Ornate, gothic-styled black mirror, designed by Acme Director, Geoff Bracken, featuring eight stacked frames, and pediment, hand-stained and waxed, showcasing Acme Framing's experience with custom design and fabrication, and what can be accomplished through creatively combining many different frame mouldings into a single design.
Hermes, Silk scarf, invisibly hand-stitched onto white fabric backing and framed in a white box-frame. Acme Framing have extensive experience framing silk scarves from leading fashion brands such as Hermes, Kenzo, and Chanel, to name a few. Our specialised tailors hand-stitch your valuable textiles to a fabric backing (we never glue or staple your work into the frame).