Digital Printing on Alternative Surfaces

color print on brushed aluminum

At Fabulous Frames & Art, our customers know that they can rely on our expertise and research skills to find the perfect artwork for any space, from a single fine art print for a spot in your home, to a complete corporate office interior. Of course, we provide custom-framing services as well. But, did you know that you can order images from us that are printed on alternative surfaces, many of them eco-friendly? Here are some samples on a variety of substrates for distinct design statements.


Above and below are samples of full-color prints on eco-friendly aluminum panels, which contain recycled content. The manufacturer utilizes post-production recycling methods, including the incorporation of created waste from the manufacturing process as well as the purchase of recycled material on the open market:

color print on brushed aluminum

Below is a full-color print on sustainable, renewable bamboo plywood, which is a low-resin, open-grained material that takes stains and finishes exceptionally well. This bamboo substrate is LEED-certified MR 6 as a rapidly renewable resource, and is commonly known as the greenest material available in construction and design:

color print on eco-friendly sustainable bamboo

Here is a sample of a print on chunky, crystal-clear acrylic, which yields extremely vivid colors, and which has a unique, dimensional look:

color print on thick, clear acrylic

Although Fabulous Frames & Art is a custom-framing gallery with over 30 years of experience, we are proud to offer a stylish unframed alternative for clear acrylic:

color print on thick, clear acrylic

Below, this print of an orchid on high-gloss, white enameled metal has deep colors and glossy white tones:

color print on high-gloss, white painted metal

As with the acrylic sample above, this substrate doesn’t need to be framed, but can instead be outfitted with industrial-looking hanging hardware, perfect for an industrial loft or contemporary office:

color print on high-gloss, white painted metal

Another unique option is the canvas transfer, an intensely detailed process which transfers the ink from a paper art print onto a high-quality artist canvas. Skilled artisans then individually apply brushstrokes by hand to recreate the additional depth, texture, and richness found on the original artwork. The effect is of an original painting at a fraction of the cost! We can work with you to transfer almost any print onto canvas, and we can even canvasize your own artwork.

canvasized lithograph print

canvasized lithograph print

Come on in to one of our Cincinnati-area galleries to discuss your needs with one of our trained design consultants! We will be happy to work with you to develop a custom wall decor solution for your interior space.

Fabulous Frames & Art is a family-owned custom frame shop and print gallery with five locations in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. We are the world’s largest dealer in the work of Charley Harper, and also carry the work of his wife Edie Harper, their son Brett Harper, and other artists including John Ruthven, G. Harvey, John Stobart, Mort Kunstler, Michael Blaser, and Charles Frace, among many others.

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