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As explained in Fine Art Print vs Standard Print, what makes a Fine Art print beside it visual quality is its archiveability quality. Such a quality is the result of a mindful printing process. However, all this means nothing if the Fine Art print is not mounted and matted properly.
Mounting a print consists of placing a firm piece of board underneath the print to protect it from bending or wrinkling. There are three techniques to mount a print: dry mounting, hinge mounting & hang mounting.
Tom Migot Fine Art only uses Conservation Grade Backing boards to mount our prints. These boards are conform to the Fine Art Trade Guild requirements for conservation (level 2).
Matting a print consists of placing a piece of paper-based board with a cutout window on top of the print. This process has two main advantages, archiveability and aesthetic:
Tom Migot Fine Art only uses Conservation Grade Mat boards to mat the prints. These boards are conform to the Fine Art Trade Guild requirements for conservation (level 2).
All Tom Migot Fine Art’s prints for sell are both mounted and matted. The whole process from the actual printing to the mounting and matting exclusively uses museum grade Fine Art paper, conservation grade mount and mat boards and the archival pigment-based inks, thus guaranteeing the best image rending quality of your print with a lightfastness rating of over 100 years when looked after (Learn how to look after your Fine Art print).