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Old 06.11.2006, 10:07
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Hi, Does anyone know of a high quality professional picture framers in the Zug / Zurich area ?
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Old 06.11.2006, 11:08
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Re: Picture Framing

Hiya LITF. Try Googling bilderrahmen ch, there are specialists included.
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Re: Picture Framing

Has anyone managed to find an OK-priced picture framer in the Zürich area? (Any suggestions on what would be a good price to pay would also be welcome, as I have not gotten things framed before).
I googled the suggestion above, but would like to try and go somewhere recommended.
Or does anyone have any suggestions (other than IKEA) for purchasing frames for DIY framing?
Thanks.
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Old 03.07.2007, 20:27
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Re: Picture Framing

This thread may also be of some help - not sure.

I went through the exercise before and just went to my local co-op bau and hobby (home and garden store). They can send them away for you - the same service should be available in any large DIY store.

Tip: just buy frames in the standard sizes. You'll save yourself a fortune, especially if you have a lot of pictures to do.
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Re: Picture Framing

Great - thanks Mark!!
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Re: Picture Framing

I remember Interio having quite nice frames....


Still with this topic - I have a few litographies i would like to frame... Standard sizes won't help, as the frame as to be custom made to fit the piece. Of course i can get a list of specialists via google, but i would sleep much better at night if anyone could refer me to a good professional... Can anyone recommend a framming shop in Zurich, a place that gallerists and other art professionals might be visiting...?

Thanks for your help,

Lucy
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Old 09.08.2007, 11:48
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Re: Picture Framing

Dear EF,

I apologize for the insistency, but..... maybe this time i get lucky....

Can anyone recommend a professional framming shop in Zurich, a place that gallerists and other art professionals might be visiting...? Art lovers? Gallerists? Anyone...?

Many thanks in advance for your help,

Lucy
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Old 09.08.2007, 12:08
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Re: Picture Framing

Looks like you're spoilt for choice as there are 37 professional framing shops in the city. The choice is up to you, maybe you could search for those with a website? Or try one who explicitely states that in their entry that they gild frames, I imagine this is a specific and skilled task for a frame maker?
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Looks like you're spoilt for choice as there are 37 professional framing shops in the city. The choice is up to you, maybe you could search for those with a website? Or try one who explicitely states that in their entry that they gild frames, I imagine this is a specific and skilled task for a frame maker?
I am kind of lost for words for this posting, to be honest.... the temptation of using the groan function is growing exponentially.....

Nathu, do you really believe that if it was just a question of getting a list of framers or googling or studying websites, i would be bothering the forum twice in a row with the same question?

The would point of the exercise is getting a reference or a personal recommendation for a trusted framer, to avoid "trying" one with delicate art pieces that are very dear to me (never mind how much do they worth).... Though it might look like a poshery to you, framming art work is a very sensitive issue... To make it easier for you to understand - would you visit the first dentist that you see in the the telephone book without knowing anything else about her? My bet is that it is very unlikelly you do that....

Thanks anyway for your efforts

Lucy
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Re: Picture Framing

Even at risk of conversing with myself.......

After inquiring and agonizing over several options, ended up going to the Poster shop next to Stadelhofen train station:

http://www.artposter.ch/de/kontakt.htm

Overall, they were extremely professional and i am very happy with their work. The ladies were helpful, and they were really know about framing. Would recommend without any problem. I have no idea about the prices in Zurich for other shops, but i was expecting to have a larger bill.
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Re: Picture Framing

At the risk of flogging a dead horse, did anyone find a shop in the Zug area? We have a very large picture that needs the mounting changed due to yellowing from sunlight (surely it wouldn't have been the cigs)
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At the risk of flogging a dead horse, did anyone find a shop in the Zug area? We have a very large picture that needs the mounting changed due to yellowing from sunlight (surely it wouldn't have been the cigs)
There's one close to the station on the same road as Pickwicks (opp side of the road) in the direction of the Metalli / NeuStadt Passage.
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Re: Picture Framing

lucy,
My german is really really bad. Do they speak okay english at the stadelhofen shop you were recommending?
Last time I got something custom framed it cost me 3 times the value of the actual art work!!!
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Old 07.03.2008, 16:54
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Re: Picture Framing

Yes, there is one lady that speaks good english.

They also have a number of pre made frames with different dimensions. If you can fit it with a nice passepartout, you won't need to spend that much money in a custom made.
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