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Shift Command Three' (Installation view) © Alexander Burgess, exhibited as part of FF+WE15 at The Photographer's Gallery.
Shift Command Three' (Installation view) © Alexander Burgess, exhibited as part of FF+WE15 at The Photographer's Gallery.
Shift Command Three' (Installation view) © Alexander Burgess, exhibited as part of FF+WE15 at The Photographer's Gallery.

What is Aluminium Mounting?

Aluminium mounting is a popular choice for photographers or artists to give their work a sleek, contemporary finish. Photographic prints are mounted to a 2mm thick aluminium sheet, precision-cut to the exact size of your print before the edges are polished. Although mounting on aluminium is perfect for achieving a contemporary frameless finish, we can also finish aluminium mounted prints with your choice of bespoke frame – giving you an outstanding image with superior rigidity and protection. We can produce Aluminium mounts in sizes up to 2 997 x 1 219mm (118 x 48 inches).

 


Why Should I choose Aluminium Mounting?

Aluminium mounting gives photographic prints a sleek, contemporary feel. The material is exceptionally rigid, flat and hard-wearing and offers prints a discreet, polished silhouette. Mounting prints to aluminium is especially popular with those wanting to achieve a simple, frameless finish. Each completed piece is supplied with an Aluminium sub-frame – making it easy to hang and providing additional rigidity and support against warping. This sub-frame also provides a visible space between the mounted work and the wall, giving your photographs or artwork a 3-dimensional ‘floating’ presence.

 


ChromaLuxe Fine Art Printing:

We can also produce images direct to aluminium using our ChromaLuxe Fine Art printing service.

Our ChromaLuxe Fine Art Printing service uses a process called dye sublimation to produce images or artwork on slimline aluminium with either a high gloss or matte finish. Not only does producing prints to aluminium in this way save significant time, but the process renders the prints with an intense depth comparable to that of traditional Cibachrome prints. Prints produced in this way are also water, fire, chemical and abrasion-resistant and exclusive in London to Genesis Imaging. Find out more

 

 

Aluminium Mounts – Hanging Guide

FAQ

We aim to turnaround orders for our finishing services within 8 – 10 days. Large orders are often subject to slightly longer turnaround times, please speak to us to confirm turnaround times prior to placing your order.

Yes! With clients around the world, we’ve shipped our clients work Internationally and can advise and quote on delivery options to suit your requirements. Our bespoke crating is ideal for large items and international delivery – ensuring your work is packaged to perfection and protected until it reaches its destination.

Dibond, an aluminium composite, is comprised of two ultra-thin 0.3mm aluminium panels sandwiched around a polyethylene core. The aluminium we use is 2mm thick, which is considerably thinner.

Mounting on Dibond gives you all the advantages of aluminium but with a significant weight saving –  making it ideal for mounting larger photographic prints without any bowing.

We certainly do! Our specially trained team can take care of the installation of your artwork and vinyl in galleries, commercial and residential properties.

In addition to our installation services for the art and photography industries, we also are able to provide installation of vinyl and graphics using our in-house installation team who have years of experience on projects, both large and small.

Our pricing page shows a guide of the costs associated with many of our services. For a more comprehensive quote, or quotes for large orders or using our bespoke services, please contact one of our friendly team here.

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