storage of prints???

Information on shipping, storing and repairing your art, plus your reviews on products for art collecting, making, storing, etc..
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dancingbear
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Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:29 pm

Hi there everyone...
I'm kinda new to this but seem to be acquiring a lot of tubes, and the fiance is not so happy as they are blocking the hallway :D

anyhow i bought a "ITOYA artprofolio" to slide prints in, but the max size they sell is 18'x24" so a lot of prints do not fit.

is there any other EASY way to store prints ie...a premade book/folder/binder that you can just slide your prints into when you get them?

thanks,
db
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Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:34 pm

it's called a flatfile. :wink:
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make a sandwhich.

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Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:37 pm

a good flat file is definitely the way to go, a lot of prints won't fit in the Itoya portfolios, and you don't want to leave them rolled up for too long. There's an ongoing debate about wood vs. metal flat file, but either way you'll probably want to look into getting one if you plan on adding to your collection. good luck!
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Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:28 pm

there are 24x36 portfolios out there, just not made by itoya.

http://www.jerrysartarama.com/discount- ... -Cases.htm

on sale for $120
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Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:06 am

thanks everyone.
greasy...gonna phone them tomorrow and see if they ship to canada. looks like that bad boy will hold up to eighty prints (fourty pages).
thanks.
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Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:02 am

if that doesn't work, consider being single!
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Fri Jun 12, 2009 6:34 pm

Ok, so also didnt do too much research about taking care of my posters...most are rolled up in tubes, looking for flat storage now but since they have been rolled up in tubes, do you think they are still alright???

Some for over a year, I hope they are ok... :(
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