We create haptic & custom picture frames in Vienna

The gallery and picture frame workshop factory18 is located in the beautiful 18th district Währing. We love art! Hence, we produce art and exceptional picture frames for art.

Our skills evolved from a three decades experience in restoring, gilding, creating and presenting our own unique artworks. Our customers appreciate handcrafted quality, easygoing and friendly consulting.

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Individual handcrafted picture frames

The production of classic and modern frames in our picture frame workshop:

Accoding to the subject and your individual taste you decide the shape, thickness and style of the picture frame.

various examples of mouldings for picture frames
Various samples for picture frames

In the next step we talk about various texture possibilities of the frame surface: golden, silver, pigmented, matt, glossy, wooden, hand polished…

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Pigments in many colours for natural and haptic frame surfaces

Then, the basic construction craft starts: cutting, gluing and pressing, coating and sanding.

bilderrahmen verleimung-handarbeit

We prefer solid woodworking joints instead of conventional tackers

Distanzrahmen-Gehrung leimen

Then the picture frame will be gilded, stained or covered with pigment layers and finally impregnated. This haptic surface makes the difference from industrially prefabricated products.


Highly glossy silver surface polished with a special agate stone.


nach der Oberfläche-Montage des Kunstwerks
Gilded baroque replica for the Mozart Museum Vienna – application of pigment colour on a distance frame

Finally in this handcrafted artwork your artwork will carefully be installed. The result: satisfaction that lasts very long.

Picture Frame Order

  • distance frames
  • box frames
  • Guggenheim frames
  • old picture frames
  • frames in gold and silver
  • custom-made production
  • passe-partouts
  • stretcher frames

Restoration & Replication of picture frames

  • gilding, polishing, intarsia
  • carving
  • collection of available historic frames and home mirrors in different sizes
  • replication of historic picture frames

Mechanical Quality Test


Restoration of old Picture Frames

Here a few examples of restauraion works


For further information call or send a mail: Kontakt

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