Richard Dawes Framing Services are based in London N1 and specializes in framing contemporary artworks for galleries, artists, corporate and private clients.


Our services are bespoke and we use conservation materials and museum quality techniques wherever possible, providing the best protection for your artwork.

We produce fine, handmade bespoke frames offering all the other usual framing services, including mount cutting, canvas stretching, perspex boxes and are able to frame almost all types of artworks.


Our frames range from hand finished natural and stained woods, through a comprehensive range of pre-finished mouldings, aluminium mouldings and paint finishes, which gives our customers a wide breadth of choice.


Services and products


Natural and hand stained wooden frames in a range of wood types, shapes and colours.

A wide range of pre-finished mouldings in gold and silver.

Wooden veneers and a variety of other colours and finishes.

Aluminium frames, both bespoke and ready made in various shapes and colours.



Mount cutting and book mounting in conservation, museum and heritage rag quality  board to match or contrast background paper.

Acrylic boxes

Custom manufactured acrylic display boxes and light boxes for artworks on paper and three dimensional objects in clear coloured or frosted acrylics

Other services

Specialist Glazing

UV filtering glass with 98% UV filtering. Museum quality reflection control glass. Perspex & Acrylics in a range of thicknesses and types.


Canvas stretching

we only use artists quality stretcher frames in a variety of depths and hand stretch all our canvases.



Dry mounting

onto aluminum, diabond, kappa board, and a wide range of other materials.





in standard sizes and bespoke, bevelled mirrors and oval and circular – framed or unframed.

Contact us

Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday by appointment.


Please contact us on: 07946 797 610

or you can email us.


Please call or mail us to discuss any of your framing requirements or for a free quotation on any of our products and services.


Nearest tube stations:

Angel and Old Street on the Northern Line and Highbury and Islington on the Victoria line.


British Rail:

Canonbury and Essex Road.

Overground Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction and Haggerston.


Bus routes:

21, 76 and 141.