What is the best way to hang a litho?

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What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby Stormrider » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:38 pm

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Just came back from Boston Comic Con with a couple autographed lithos. What is the best way to hang them? Do folks frame them? Insert them into plastic sleeves and tack the edge of the sleeves to the wall? Looking for suggestions.
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Re: What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby alldarker » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

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If they are nice enough for a prominent display, I'd say frame them. Ikea has quite a good selection in relatively cheap frames in lots of sizes.
You could of course put them in a plastic sleeve, but I'm sure that wouldn't look quite as nice.
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Re: What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby Stormrider » Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:09 pm

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Thanks. I will take a look at Ikea. Any idea where to get more plastic sleeves in case I go that route. The prints are 11 x 17 I believe.
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Re: What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby SJ21 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:44 am

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On the wall is usually the best place to hang anything. HA!

Seriously though. I use the clear "floating" frames with black borders. That way they don't require any kind of backing or matting to put them into the frames.
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Re: What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby MGrotusque » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:36 pm

[quote="SJ21"]On the wall is usually the best place to hang anything. HA!


You stole my joke dammit.
Although not much of a joke mind you.....more of a quip. :-B
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Re: What is the best way to hang a litho?

Postby Windsweeper » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:17 am

To answer your question: vertically!

Sorry couldn't resist.
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