Frames and Boxes

This well-established picture framers and art gallery in Newton Abbot offers expertise and a wide range of artwork

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Everything’s Sheepshape

Frames and Boxes (FAB) in Newton Abbot has been open for 16 years and it is 38 years since the company started out in picture framing.

FAB provides a comprehensive picture framing service of pretty much everything, from a selection of basic photo frames to football shirts and medals, preserving museum treasures, or even a Lenkiewicz paint palette. Fine Art Trade Guild commended, it takes pride in its design and technical knowledge, providing professional advice in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

There is also an art gallery in the building, called GalleryFab, where there is a wide choice of paintings, prints and sculptures, alongside imaginative gift items and greetings cards. Local artists are displayed, as well as international ones. A new exhibitor for this winter is Devon metal sculptor James Portsmouth. James’ confident sculptures add a strong dimension to the rooms, and the gallery is proud to showcase the work of this talented 18-year-old.

The FAB team loves to share its design and technical knowledge. A top tip is that you mustn’t be tempted to ‘under-frame’, or you could ruin the picture. Although over-framing is equally offputting, the most common mistake around is overly conservative framing that doesn't allow a picture to breathe. It is often forgotten that achieving simplicity in design is not an easy task. 

There are always trends in art, like anything. But FAB believes that the best pictures are those that speak to you. Its customers will often say “I’ll know it when I see it”, and this belief lies at the core of the company’s values. Various works of art may inflate in price at different rates, but the picture that spoke to you will undoubtedly be of the greatest value.

“Fine Art Trade Guild commended, FAB takes pride in its design and technical knowledge”
Frames and Boxes
10 Bank Street
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 2JW
01626 335965
www.framesandboxes.com

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