Press Quotes & Magazine Reviews
Renowned framers John Jones instruct on how to maximise your artwork collection: When a company cuts its teeth as the professional framer of icons like Francis Bacon and David Hockney – which is exactly what John Jones did back in the 1960s – you know there’s a bright future ahead. Hannah Payne, Head of Marketing, explores the benefits of good art framing and what that looks like.
LuxDeco March 2016
Living with Art: Presentation is Key. 'Minor works can look fantastic with the right frame and lighting. Likewise, the wrong frame and bad lighting can lessen the impact of a major work,' (Wentworth)
House & Garden, November 2016
HANG IT ALL: Interior designer Maurizio Pellizzoni updates the country house approach of using a picture rail and chains as a method for hanging art. He called on fine art framers John Jones to frame this collection for the client.
The Resident Magazine, October 2016
Framers are themselves like artists. They can help you choose a frame that enhances the intrinsic character of an artwork. Some, like master framers John Jones in London, are also experts in the art of creating bespoke frames to suit the artwork and artwork and design of a room. Interview with Interior Designer, Niloufar Bakhtiar-Bakhtiari
Signature Magazine, Oman, November 2015
How to choose the right frame for your picture: 10 expert tips on finding the perfect frame, by Matthew Jones, Chairman of leading framers and conservationists, John Jones London
Christie's Daily, August 2015
Master Your Art - Artworks can make beautiful finishing touches to any decorating scheme, but how do you display them to best effect? Kate Jones, Director at John Jones, recommends thinking as much about your frames as you do about the art that's in them.
Trish Lorenz, Elle Decoration UK, April 2015
As leading global specialists in the preservation and presentation of fine art, John Jones have created bespoke frames for many iconic pieces of artwork in London galleries through the years and continue to work closely with museums and galleries alike to ensure that artwork looks its absolute best. If anyone knows the best (galleries) to visit, it’s them.
Charles Edwards-Freshwater, LUX Worldwide, February 2015
Two juggernauts of the fine art display world have come together in a collaboration of the very best in lighting and framing, to produce the ‘John Jones & TM Lighting Display Case’. John Jones has been museum-standard framer to the stars for generations and TM Lighting is the pioneer behind an LED lighting revolution. Between them, they have helped display work for some of the biggest artists, collectors and galleries in the world, from Francis Bacon to Christian Louboutin and from the V&A to Claridges.
Rachel Dyer, Country & Town House, February 2015
Expert Eye: "Keep an open mind - you may need to move pieces around the room a few times before you find the right spot. For smaller objects, try using mini-easels or bookshelves as an informal display" Tim Blake, Senior Design Consultant, John Jones London.
Emma J Page, 25 Beautiful Homes, February 2015
… the thrown-together, casual look is neither thrown together nor casual. Here we ask the experts for their tips on how to hang pictures: Hannah Payne, of the fine art installation company John Jones, says its installers “follow a museum guideline of 156cm from the floor to the centre of the image”…
Carol Lewis, The Times, December 2014
John Jones has come a long way ... This is a fine-art consultancy that produces up to 1,000 frames each month for galleries, collectors and designers. Not to mention its support of emerging artists, artwork conservation and installation services. It's no wonder John is proud.
Emily Tobin, House & Garden, December 2014
The company stretched the canvasses for the Royal Academy’s David Hockney: A Bigger Picture in 2012, and made the frame for Bacon’s “Three Studies of Lucian Freud”, which became the most expensive artwork sold at auction when it fetched $142.4m last year. Clients read like a Who’s Who of the past four decades. In the early 1970s, Linda McCartney asked Jones to frame a Magritte overnight as a present for Paul; David Bowie once visited with paintings for a London show; and Eric Clapton is a long-standing client.
Griselda Murray Brown, Financial Times, June 2014
John Jones, art framer to the stars... has a range of international clients who have included David Hockney, Damian Hirst and the late Francis Bacon. The firm is now Britain’s biggest fine arts framers.
Peter Gruner, Islington Tribune, June 2014
The low-rise redbrick building I used to pass on my way to Finsbury Park station, home to framers John Jones, has been replaced by The Arts Building, a new multi-storey complex for the business to sell their bespoke frames, artist materials and services including the photography of artworks.
Sam Phillips, The Royal Academy of Art Blog, June 2014
Framers like John Jones ... are the undecorated heroes of the art world … when I went to Finsbury Park… the shell of the John Jones Art Building was there and its thrilling contents were on the way - which is somehow apt, given that John Jones specialises in making shells for thrilling contents. There is now a conservation studio ten times larger than before, a project space for free exhibitions and more and better rooms for examining art, making frames and greeting clients.
Spear's Wealth Management Magazine, June 2014
Their clients include London’s most prestigious galleries, auction houses, corporate firms and private collections as well as some of the most famous artists in the world
'Don't look back in anger', Anita Brightley-Hodges, Generation Magazine
This is a family firm that’s very aware of its past, the importance of its accrued knowledge and craftsmanship – but it also realises the need to adapt to the times and to keep a keen eye on the future. It’s a powerful combination.
Best of British
Framing at the level of John Jones requires a series of departments, large workshops and a small army of employees.
'John Jones: Framing Bacon, Hockney and Hirst', Leo Kent
John Jones has created a niche all of his own... as ultimate framer to the art world
'Arts Other Backstage Boys’, Rose Aidin
The Saturday Times Magazine
John Jones, bespoke framers to the world's best galleries and museums
Finsbury Park (..) has few claims to fame, but it does have John Jones, just behind the tube station, which is probably the top picture framers in Britain
The UK’s hippest high-art framer.
‘On the House’, Danielle Proud
The Sunday Times Style Magazine
Nicely Made in Britain, in its search for quality products made in Britain, has found a company in North London that can help bring your favorite work of art to life. John Jones produces bespoke high-end frames using the latest framing techniques and technologies
The name of John Jones is internationally famous in the world of fine art
Highbury Community News
John Jones, founder and chairman of the framing company of the same name, has received an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) as "master framer."
Our experts share their tricks of the trade on framing and hanging artwork and photographs to best effect
Homes & Gardens
John Jones’ quest for perfection in high quality frames has resulted in their revered status throughout the art world
John Jones, famed for creating signature frames for David Hockney and Francis Bacon in the 1960s, works with many British galleries.
‘How to Frame’
Over half a century, the company John Jones has developed an expertise in working closely with artists to find the best frames for their work.
‘Frames of Reverence’
Their passion for all aspects of framing, their knowledge and research into the latest scientific developments and their quest for the perfect solution to a client’s needs is impressive.
‘Ask the Expert’
Terence Rodrigues, Country House
The people who ply their craft here are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, congenial and curiously privileged, for their familiars are often works of a very high order that forment a sort of aesthetic reverence.
Jonathon Meades, The Times Magazine