Framing Design and Assembly

Welcome to Germotte Photo & Framing Studio, established in 1980. our framing services include original painting, matting, picture & poster framing, conservation framing, diploma, plaque & documents framing, watercolours, etchings, oils or acrylics framing, movie posters, limited edition prints, needlework & fabrics framing, needlepoint and fabric stretching. All these services are provided to both businesses and individuals.

Moulding Styles

From the simple to the spectacular. inexpensive to extravagant or something in between. Preserve your Collectibles for a lifetime.
You’re sure to find the perfect frame at GPF Studio (Germotte Photo & Framing Studio)
Our vast selection of over 6000 mouldings is undoubtedly the largest and most diverse in Ottawa. Offering you a breadth of unique and original—styles, finishes, profiles, shapes, period frames and custom mirrors; unparalleled in our area.

Ranging from simple, very modestly priced metal and simple wood mouldings to exquisite hand-carved beauties…
every taste, decor, time frame, and budget sure to be pleasantly accommodated and satisfied. Specialty linen liners, fillets, archival mats and decorative mats in hundreds of patterns, fabrics, textures, and colour choices…elegantly complete your framing project.

By utilizing the latest matting and mounting materials and techniques, your treasures can be proudly displayed, enjoyed and will be protected for generations to come.

Another important step you can take to protect your framed artwork from harmful UV light rays is the use of conservation glass. At GPFS we exclusively use the Tru-Vue picture framing glass.

  • Museum Glass: - anti-reflective with UV blocking properties.
  • Conservation Perfect Vue: - proprietary technology that improves transmission and clarity
  • Conservation Reflection Control: single-sided etched non-glare
  • Conservation Clear: essential for conservation framing
  • Standard Clear: hand washed glass for everyday framing
  • UV Plexiglass: special framing plexiglass with full UV blocking properties
  • Framing Plexiglas: useful for items to be shipped, children's playrooms, Hospitals, and health care facilities
Our team of professional framers will patiently, quickly and carefully guide you through your selection process, discuss your needs and objectives, and, through a personal, caring, extremely pleasant design process… you'll design the perfect frame.

Each custom framing job that leaves our store, is backed Lifetime Guarantee.

GPFS regularly updated techniques and the finest and latest materials proudly stand behind your very important framing job.

When your project passes its final quality visual inspection, a GPF Studio Label is attached to the back of the frame that ensures quality. GPF Studio Fine Art Quality, For the Life of the Frame.