Atelier Glaz: a team of certified and seasoned framers
The French Chamber of Commerce (CMA), a government body, certifies accredited framers according to their academic & professional experience. Atelier Glaz framers are certified by the CMA.
They are known for the mastery of their craft, their advice and their ability to listen and adapt to the expectations of a varied clientele.
Be it a unique drawing, or an important set of photographs, the Framers handle each requirement meticulously.
They ensure they understand the context in which it will be set, the customer’s wishes, the technical constraints and budget.
The framers are skilled in various techniques including passe-partout, bevels, centuries old French-Mat technique, canvas framing, tray frames for oil paintings, mirrors, box framing for various objects (tools, shells, sculptures, buttons, headdress, records, rocks…), stretching canvas on frames, and many other techniques …
Atelier Glaz earns its business essentially through recommendations from its clients.
Our work speaks for itself: we invite you to view a selection of works in our gallery.
A diverse clientele:
Our varied portfolio of clients provides new perspective to Atelier Glaz framers every day and allows them to hone their skills.
Painters, Photographers, Art Galleries, Architects, Interior Decorators, Art Foundations, International Art Exhibitions, Art-Collectors, Communication Agencies, Companies, Municipalities and private individuals in France and abroad call upon Atelier Glaz for its professionalism and responsiveness.
Putting it all together at Atelier Glaz
Every project is conceived & completed at the Atelier. The guarantee of “Made in Montrouge at Atelier Glaz”, at the southern outskirt of Paris.
Framing is a labour of love and Atelier Glaz framers endeavour to deliver just that. Instead of elaborating the many minute details that go into a bespoke framing project, you can see a short video on our home page or read our perspectives on techniques & art.
Every piece of work done by Atelier Glaz bears our brand and our signature.
Your completed works are carefully stored in the workshop till you collect them.
We handle large formats up to 100 x 160 cm. For larger frames, we use “Perspex” (PMMA Gallery quality). For canvas framing, we handle stretcher bars in all custom sizes up to 200 x 300 cm. Beyond these dimensions, the frame assembly and the canvas mounting is provided as an onsite service.
For the majority of our clients, meeting deadlines is crucial. A completion
The required materials are delivered every week (glazing, mount boards, stretcher bars, wood and aluminium mouldings). So we generally stock everything needed to complete all our orders on time.
Depending on the workload and the particularity of the work to be accomplished, the speed of execution varies from 3 to 8 weeks.
However, for out of country artists, galleries, collectors…, we accommodate and help when we can. For emergencies we achieve the impossible, for the impossible we sometimes perform miracles! …
We confirm to a high benchmark for you framing requirements
Our goal is to make your experience at Atelier Glaz an enjoyable one. Through the choice of partnerships Atelier Glaz has established and the work we deliver, we hold ourselves and our partners to exacting framing standards.
We use ph neutral paper and mount boards, a range of various profiles of wood and aluminium mouldings. We propose a range of quality glazing: standard, anti-reflective and anti-UV glass (Artglass), as well as acrylic glass.
Our materials are selected from manufacturers based in France and Europe. We are also proud to work with 2 French EPV certified companies (EPV: Living Heritage Company).
EPV is the official French government certification awarded to companies who perpetuate rare & traditional expertise in arts and crafts.
Our maxim: fine art framing with exacting standards.
Restoring works of art
Clients often entrust Atelier Glaz with damaged artwork or old documents. The objective is to either restore a valued artefact to its original glory, or just to eliminate microorganisms.
Over time, we’ve built an eco-system of invaluable partnerships with retoration professionals who specialise in reviving works of art on paper, painting on canvas or wood, photographs, sculptures etc. We also work with a restorer of old frames.
Example restoration and decontamination of a portrait
“One must perhaps turn towards artisans to look for sagacity, patience, and for their resourcefulness”
Our prices are fair and transparent. They reflect the customised outcome we deliver to each of our clients. Prices are based on the quality of the materials selected, and the complexity of the work to be accomplished.
Once completed, the framed works are packed with
recycled / recyclable materials.