Design Star Categories
Frame Design for Objects
The ultimate challenge - there's nothing we can't frame, right!?
2016 Category Winner: John Ranes II from Frame Workshop of Appleton in Appleton, WI.
Frame Design for Mirrors
Did you know millenials account for 51% of the mirror market? Attract a younger demographic with beautifully framed mirrors!
2016 Category Winner: Mary Brooks from Patrick Moore Gallery in San Diego, CA.
Frame Designs for Textiles
Stitchery, tapestries, quilts, oh my! One exception... jerseys, jackets, clothes, etc. should go in the Objects category, please!
2016 Category Winner: Jeni Bushur from Home Accents in Effingham, IL.
Frame Designs for Documents
Custom framing transforms documents to treasures - what was once hidden in a drawer becomes the center of attention on a wall. Hint: the artwork should be primarily words. Paper artwork belongs in a different category.
2016 Category Winner: Dave Romeo from Romeo's Fine Arts in Lansdale, PA
Frame Designs for Art on Canvas
This is the big show for float frames! However, all Larson-Juhl frames are free game, as long as the artwork is on canvas.
2016 Category Winner: Mark Richards from Repartee/Framework in American Fork, UT
Frame Designs for Art on Paper
This classic medium never ceases to impress - the 2016 Design Stars won in this category!
2016 Category Winner: Micah Paul Bolton and Katrina Magowan from The Studio Shop in San Mateo, CA
Frame Designs for Photography
Experts estimate that 1.7 TRILLION photographs will be taken in 2017! How do you inspire consumers to frame all those digital images? We can't wait to see your creative designs for photography!
2016 Category Winner: Cinda Baker from Cinda's Custom Framing in North Platte, NE