Design Star Categories
Frame Design for Objects
The ultimate challenge - there's nothing we can't frame, right!?
2017 Category Winner: Sara Applegate from Applegate Gallery in Vienna, VA.
Frame Design for Mirrors
Did you know millenials account for 51% of the mirror market? Attract a younger demographic with beautifully framed mirrors!
2017 Category Winner: Malia Bolt from Purple House Gallery in Gainesville, GA.
Frame Designs for Textiles
Stitchery, tapestries, quilts, oh my! One exception... jerseys, jackets, clothes, etc. should go in the Objects category, please!
2017 Category Winner: Christian Harwell from Cyrus Custom Framing in Canton,OH.
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.
2017 Category Winner: Michael Gluckman from Around the Edge Unlimited in West Palm Beach, FL.
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.
2017 Category Winner: Mark Richards from LightHaven 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!
2017 Category Winner: Christian Harwell from Cyrus Custom Framing in Canton, OH.
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!
2017 Category Winner: Mel Reeder from Accent Studio in Cherry Hill, NJ.