Custom Framing


Custom Framing walk-ins are always welcome, if you prefer an appointment we can dedicate our time to your project and prepare for your visit, for your appointment please call 416-489-4795



At State of the Art Gallery, custom means it is truly your own. Our design conscious approach considers your personal style, enviroment, architecture, function and budget. From clean lined modern, classical, ornate or a sophisticated combination of styles, listening to you is our first step to ensure your projects splendor.

Specialty Object and Memorial Framing

Creatively designing unique displays for your special memoriesis very rewarding to us, scroll down and have a look at some of our original design ideas.


Every treasured piece, whether art, memorabilia, or functional accessory should fulfill your vision. It should enhance rather than alter your surroundings.

That’s why we go out of our way to understand your environment, to ensure your ultimate satisfaction. We would love to create something special for your treasure.

Complete selection of creative solutions for your art and displays including:

  • object framing - full conservation framing - needlework framing - seamless liners - shadow boxes - mirror frames - standing photo frames - floaters - fabric wraps - museum cases - & more
  • Try our virtual designer
  • Try our virtual designer, specify size and upload an image to get started.

    Photo Printing

    Printing your photographs from digital streamlines the framing process. We offer a range of substraits including aluminium, plexiglass, canvas as well as fine quality Canon luster papers.













    None are too big,

    this shadowboxed tapa measures 110" x 70"

    None are too small,

    Below is a 2 sided opening shadowboxcase for a 16th C prayerbook measuring 3.25" x 4.25"

    Collectables are more interesting when displayed well.

    Ask us what we can design especially for you.



    More of our framing examples

    Tortice shell collection

    black belt framed with ricepaper background

    custom framing

    Millitary Memorial

    Tribal African Masks

    Canadian olympic memories

    a delicate lace fan

    A simple print ad now marks the moment in history

    Ancient oil lamps at home in a modern suede lined museum case frame

    Delicate Victorian style butterfly case

    Family Heirlooms


    Canadian Golf History


    Precious Time pieces





    The finest mouldings and framing materials from around the world, our suppliers maitain enviromental standards to FSC sustainable forests standards

    art glass

    Art Glass

    peterbourough mats


    You can find our specialty work in collections throughout Canada, The US and as far as Australia, Europe, and South Africa. We love a challenge and have the experience to bring your project to fruition.

    Looking for detailed info on protecting your valued items? Here are some interesting links:

    the Guide to Glazing or Guide to preservation matting and framing from the U.S library of congress