recherché specialty picture framing       -  For the Fine Art of Picture Framing

Get yourself a gorgeous giclée and we'll help you find a stunning frame to suit

Art in the right picture frame is a glorious achievement by both artist and framemaker
Giclée (/ʒˈkl/zhee-KLAY or /ˈkl/) is a neologism coined in 1991 by printmakerJack Duganne for fine artdigital prints made on inkjet printers. The name originally applied to fine art prints created on IRIS printers in a process invented in the late 1980s but has since come to mean any inkjet print. It is often used by artists, galleries, and print shops to denote high quality printing ...  from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

or maybe we can help you with some innovative framing ideas
using industrial aluminium? or perhaps your art would look great
in a purpose-built clear acrylic box?

Bring us your framing questions and most often we'll come up with a number of options

Detail of Divinyls bill poster framed by Recherché in NorthcoteBespoke aluminium frame deisgned by Neville Crawford - Divinyls bill posterCorner reinforcement for this very large industrial aluminium picture frame
The UV filtering acrylic used for the outer display case shields the items from almost 100% UV rays

Acrylic box display unit created for demountable three dimensional aboriginal artifacts

Custom made mounts, designed to have the least impact on the items displayed, also make it easy to remove the artifacts if needed
Checking the mounts fit correctly, as pictured below, takes place before the protective layer on the mirrored backing is removed

Detail of custom made acrylic mounts for 3D artifacts in acrylic 'frame'Another close-up of the specially made acrylic mounting units for display of artifacts

Acrylic comes in many colours and offers vibrant frame solutions for contemporary photographs and paintings

Experimenting with brightly coloured frame samples for highly saturated photographic images

With appropriate designing,
picture frames need not be restricted
to a rectangular shape!

Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletic's official memorabilia in contemporary mirrored acrylic picture frame

A John Olsen triptych framed in three custom made acrylic boxes

A John Olsen triptych framed in three custom made acrylic boxes at Recherché

"If you're looking for a picture framer in Melbourne, you have come to the right place"