What is a mount?

We offer various types of mounts to help you choose the right style for your print. Watch this video to learn more about the different ways you can enhance the art you love.

What is a mount?

What is a window mount?

A mount creates a window around the print and lifts the glazing from the surface of the artwork which helps prevent damage from condensation. We use acid free, white-core mount board which ensures the cut bevelled edge nearest the print remains crisp and white.

Detail of a window mount

What is a recessed box frame?

A recessed box frame involves setting the print further back from its glazing with a small border around the artwork – ideal for when you want a more contemporary finish.

Detail of a recessed box frame

No mount?

You may choose to enhance your print by framing it without a border. Removing the mount works particularly well for Graphic and Typographic works, or Vintage film posters.

Detail of a framed print with no mount

What is a float mount?

All of our rare posters and limited edition prints are float mounted on conservation-grade mount board with a 20 mm border, which is set back from the glazing to protect the print.

Float mounting is perfect for displaying the edges of a print, especially when it has hand-torn or deckled edges.

Detail of a float-mounted print with torn edges

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