The Design House is committed to
helping artists get established by offering low setup fees and no minimum orders.
This allows artists to print as their work sells, eliminating the need for print
storage. Our skilled staff will work with the artist every step of the way
ensuring the best possible reproduction of their art.
The Design House provides a Certificate of
Authenticity for all Giclée prints
The Design House offers
Giclée prints on the following professional media:
Archival Matte Paper: Archival Matte
Paper is a bright white, flat matte paper used to produce beautiful artwork. Thickness 10.3 mil Weight 192g
Smooth Fine Art Paper: From Crane &
Co., maker of fine specialty papers since 1801. This 100% cotton rag is ideal
for fine art. This smooth, white paper will yield brilliant colour and deep
blacks. Thickness 15 mil Weight 225g
Fine Art Canvas: 100% cotton. This
impressive fine art canvas will yield brilliant colour and deep blacks. Thickness 11.5 mil Weight 190g
Other special media available by
Service From Beginning to End
The Design House offers the best and most
complete services possible for the production of your fine art print.
Full service scanning from original art.
When prints are made directly from the original the results are outstanding.
The outcome is a sharp vibrant reproduction.
Color correction, touch-up and proofing.
Our highly skilled colour technicians work directly with the artist and
the original art to ensure the colour is as accurate as possible. All Scans are
touched –up to remove any dust or unwanted marks. Once the colour corrections
are done a proof is made for the artist's approval. Additional proofs are made
when additional colour correction is needed.
Storing your digital file at no charge.
The Design House will store your digital files at no charge. This makes it
very convenient for re-ordering prints. However if you do not want your files
stored with us we will be happy to put your digital files on CD for you to keep.
Wide range of substrates to choose from.
The Design House offers a variety of professional media to choose from,
however we are always willing to order in special papers by request.
Inks used The Design House uses
only UV Archival Inks to ensure the longevity of our prints.
Trimming All trimming of prints is
done free of charge.
Coatings with UV protection. The
Design House uses a UV coating for our canvas prints. A high performance solvent
based coating, formulated as a clear protective topcoat when increased
ultraviolet protection; abrasion and water resistance is required.
Marketing Support The Design House
will provide artists with networking opportunities as they arise at no charge.