The shadow box originates from a Victorian tradition of crafting. That involved layering different drawings and materials to create a realistic depiction. In our days has many forms, all forms involving 3D objects fixed in place behind a picture frame. Typically the shadow box manufacturing has four major parts:
Shadow boxing is a combination of creative framing and archival expertise.
Creating custom shadow box frames is an inventive and creative process for both the framer and the client. After the consultation with the client, we start to design and build the shadow box.
We work with high-quality materials to ensure maximum preservation:
Part of the challenge with this kind of framing is being able to float or hold the item in place, whether that entails needlework, tie down, silicone gluing; we have a lot of different techniques and processes available for mounting items in a shadow box. As the frame has to be taller than the item is, we build sides out of fabric and foam to float the item.
Shadow boxes are ideal to protect and display elegantly:
We design, manufacture and deliver shadow boxes for corporate clients and interior designers in whole San Diego County.