Articles : art-and-decor

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Canvases create mood for new dental office
by Caroline Cohoon | June 29, 2009

We are really enjoying our Canvas Press photos on canvas in our new dental office. ?Everyone comments on them and we have referred many to your website. ?Here are a few photos to show how beautiful the canvases look.? ? - Rosemary & Terry       ...

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NaNa's 95th Birthday Celebration
by Canvas Press | May 27, 2009

Just wanted to say your team was incredibly helpful in creating an unbelievable ?experience? for my grandmother for her 95th birthday. ?You were able to take ?then and now? pics and translate them onto two separate canvases in an incredibly elegant and impactful way. ?We made the 2 canvases the centerpiece at the big Bday party?Needless to say ?NaNa? was deeply touched.??Thanks again. Warm Regards, Jed New York, NY ? While we love our canvases, something tells ...

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Canvas as Healthcare Wall Dcor Solutions
by Canvas Press | May 22, 2009

After contacting Canvas Press, your Commercial Art Project Manager (CAPM) will help you plan your project as well as meet your budget and deadline.? There are several healthcare wall d?cor solutions available from Canvas Press.? Canvas Press?s main product, the gallery wrapped canvas, can be used in a variety of ways to ensure your healthcare environment is individualized and inviting.? Employee Walls Patients are often eager to return home while staying in a healthcare facility.? ...

An Ad Agency’s Mission, Vision & Values Realized on Canvas main image
An Ad Agencys Mission, Vision & Values Realized on Canvas
by Canvas Press | May 8, 2009

      A Michigan Art Director sent his agency's take on Canvas Press: I am an art director at an ad agency in Michigan. We decided to take our mission, vision and values and lay them out with some typographical styles. When decided on printing we explored several vendors and products, but we're so happy we chose Canvas Press. The artwork turned out beautifully and the gallery wraps look amazing in our office in the creative neighborhood we ...

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Welcoming baby: A new look for the nursery.
by Caroline Cohoon | April 27, 2009

There is a lot to do when getting ready for a new baby, and one of the most daunting tasks can be putting the nursery together. A customer in Houston, TX is putting the finishing touches on the nursery for her baby girl, due in June. Above the crib are two 14x11 gallery wrap canvases, pictures of the soon-to-be Mommy and Daddy when they were adorable little kids. Pink and blue boxes painted on the wall enlarge the pieces and ...

Commercial Real Estate Firm Titan Valuation gets a Spruce main image
Commercial Real Estate Firm Titan Valuation gets a Spruce
by Canvas Press | March 20, 2009

Faster. Precise. Connected. is the mantra of three-year-old Austin startup Titan Valuation (http://www.titanvaluation.com/). The company comprised of real estate appraisers and consultants offers clients a diverse range of services from square footage consultations to property tax arbitration. Vice President Stephen Brown emailed his company's high resolution JPEG file which Canvas Press printed on a 48"wide x 24"high Gallery Wrapped canvas. Keeping canvas proportions similar to the logo's horizontal orientation maximizes the print's impact. Brown says he plans ...

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The University of Texas McCombs School gets a Facelift
by Canvas Press | March 11, 2009

Canvas Press recently completed a 53 piece order for The McCombs School of Business MBA Program Office at The University of Texas at Austin. The prints ranged in size from 16"x12" to 63"x48" and revolved around 6 themes. On-Campus Architecture? Austin-based photographer Blake Justice chose Gallery Wrapped - Colored Border canvases to display his staircase, door and hardware images. He achieved a matted look for his prints by leaving extra white space on the front of the prints. The ...

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Corporate Logos Printed on Canvas
by Canvas Press | March 2, 2009

Recently the Canvas Press staff has noticed an increase in corporate logo and mission statement orders. Companies upload their high resolution logo files and we print away. This is a guarantee your office will?be?uniquely decorated.? New Leaf Construction, http://newleafspaces.com/, sent the following email about their logo-to-canvas experience: Hello.. Just a note to let you know that we are very happy with the canvas.. We are using the canvas in our front reception area instead of a fabricated ...

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Valentines Day, The Mans Gift Guide
by Canvas Press | February 4, 2009

With a predominately female staff here at Canvas Press, I thought it would be easy to get a flood of ideas for my Valentine's post. As I posed the following questions to my co-workers "What do you want for Valentine's Day?" and "What do you not want for Valentine's Day?" the no-no's were blurted out so quickly, a one-at-a-time policy had to be enforced. It was much harder to pin down what the Canvas Press ladies wanted ...

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Hitting the Nail on the Head
by Caroline Cohoon | March 18, 2008

Hang artwork like a pro to give yourself a gallery at home. Hanging art is not usually a fun chore. You end up making a mess, banging up the walls, and it just doesn?t always end up the way you thought it would. There is no real secret to hanging art, it just requires a little thought and some patience. The first step is to pick the right pieces for the right wall. Apply the Goldilocks method? This one is ...

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The Perfect Gift
by Caroline Cohoon | March 18, 2008

Make your life easy with a gift card from Canvas Press. It has happened to everyone. You forget about a birthday or anniversary until the last minute, or maybe you?ve searched but just never found the right gift. You sigh, and resign yourself to the standard gift card you can buy in the grocery store checkout line. It seems too generic, too impersonal. Canvas Press introduces the solution. Since December 2007, we are now offering Canvas Press gift cards. This ...

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Designing a Resolution
by Caroline Cohoon | January 12, 2008

New Year, new room. Freshen up your living space for a new outlook on things. With the rush and hustle of the holidays now a blurry memory, you may have jumped right back into work or school and not had time to recuperate. Chances are, there are still lights hung on your house, the tree may be put away or thrown out, but a few stockings and decorations are left lying around. Maybe even an ornament or two lost their ...

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Designing For Your Health
by Caroline Cohoon | October 11, 2007

In health care, art has proven an important factor. Pulse, a medical magazine from the United Kingdom, wrote in June of 2006, "Artwork in surgeries can reduce stress, improve interaction between doctors and patients and even help recruit and retain staff." They noted that 91% of General Practitioners say the nature of the work environment could improve interaction with patients, 75% said it can improve recruitment and retention of staff. The factors that matter in a work environment were ...

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Why Does Art Matter in a Business World?
by Caroline Cohoon | August 5, 2007

Art is not decoration. Art should be used to attain your business goals. No matter what the industry, every job today requires exceptional creativity and imagination to get ahead, which is just one way art can work for you. In business, one can spend countless hours researching the market, developing a product and hiring the right employees. Less time however, goes into planning the d?cor and appearance of the office. This may be because it might not seem a significant ...

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Tips-n-Tricks #160

Part of enjoying your favorite wall art or family photograph is lighting it correctly. Spotlights and directional art lights create the perfect glow around the artwork and help it stand out.


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