What do the size codes mean?

To simplify the ordering process, we have grouped similar sizes together into groups A, B, and C. The following chart shows the sizes that have been grouped together and the final dimensions of the matted photograph. Sizes D and larger require custom framing (as noted below). In all cases for all sizes, please contact me with any special requests or requirements. I would be happy to prepare a custom quote.

Size A

  • 5-3/4" x 10" prints mat to 9" x 13"
  • 7" x 10" prints mat to 11" x 14"
  • 7-1/4" x 9" prints mat to 11" x 13"
  • 7-1/2" x 7-1/2" prints mat to 11" x 11"
  • 8" x 8" prints mat to 11" x 11"
  • 8" x 10" prints mat to 11" x 13"
  • 8" x 12" prints mat to 12" x 16"

Size B

  • 10" x 18" prints mat to 16" x 24"
  • 12" x 12" prints mat to 16" x 16"
  • 12" x 15" prints mat to 18" x 21"
  • 12" x 18" prints mat to 18" x 24"

Size C

  • 15" x 21" prints mat to 22" x 28" (Size C*)
  • 16" x 16" prints mat to 22" x 22"
  • 16" x 20" prints mat to 22" x 26"
  • 16" x 24" (portrait format) prints mat to 22" x 30"
  • 16" x 24" (landscape format) prints mat to 24" x 30"

Sizes D / E

  • Framing of pieces this large require consultation on frame/glazing/shipping options as the options are many and we need to discuss any special requirements.

Print size refers to the dimensions of the ink rectangle on the paper, not to the paper size. For example, a 7" x 10" image printed on 8-1/2" x 11" paper would be a 7" x 10" print.

The "prints mat to" dimension is the final outside dimension of the finished mat. For example, the outside dimensions of a 7" x 10" print, after matting, would be 11" x 14". It would thus fit into a standard 11" x 14" frame. Frames are sized from the inside. Once a frame has been added, the final framed outside dimension would be greater because of the width of the picture frame moulding.

When ordering a framed print, select the Signature Custom Frame Package whose size code matches the size code of the Signature Fine Art Print.