We are a trusted art handling service offering UK and International shipping, specialist packing and customs support and our art team has many years of experience combined with a genuine interest in art and the art community. As our ShipArt™ roots are embedded in the street art scene, it was a natural progression to Read More
… We have a great relationship with our framers and it’s always interesting to watch them work. For anybody new to framing their own work, the footage below shows how to correctly attach hanging fixtures to a window mounted frame: Step by step – Guide to preparing hanging fixtures The backboard is Read More
As part of our art shipping services, we produce bespoke plywood crates and tri-wall cases to suit single or multi-piece shipments. Although not recommended for high value, heavy, or very fragile items, the three-layered corrugated cardboard packaging (which is anchored at the sides by wooden struts) does provide a strong packing solution that is Read More
Nothing protects your precious artwork during transit quite like a custom-made, foam lined plywood packing crate, with internal supports. Shipping multiple works in one single crate can also save money. There are more solutions on our Professional Art Packaging page.
… Back in 2019 we started our office art gallery which included work by Victor Ash. We decided to film and document how our professional framers ‘window mounted’ the artwork so we could share the process with our clients. It will either help you frame your own work, or convince you to let the professionals Read More
We always come prepared – Reusable print sleeves at hand to protect prints on board all our art vehicles
We offer art packaging solutions for every occasion from large multi-packed A-frame plywood crates suitable for protecting fragile goods on long journeys, to simple temporary solutions designed to protect prints on short journeys back to our packers. Should our drivers arrive on location to collect a print and the artwork is not adequately prepared for Read More
What extra precautions can be taken to protect fragile goods from tilt or shock damage during transit?
Successfully delivering undamaged goods on time is of course the main aim for an organisation like ours but achieving this is not just down to the shipping method or the materials used for packaging, it’s also down to recognizing the content’s bespoke requirements and the orientation it may need to travel in, in order to Read More
When packaging their artwork for shipping, some senders may not know all the nuances of the packing process to sufficiently protect it. For example if the artwork has a “face” that can’t be touched in transit due to it being very fragile, it will require a special element to the packaging structure? Here’s a solution Read More
Recently we have been asked to store more and more artworks – anything from oversized canvases and neons to cardboard figures, sculptures, limited edition prints and photographic art. This increased demand has led us to refine our art storage offering and we are creating a fully secure, air conditioned environment suitable for storing multiple sizes Read More
An economical way of shipping multiple items of art to the same location, is to deliver them in one purpose-built plywood crate. If appropriate an internal frame will hold everything in place. Check out other packaging solutions