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  • Ceiling Mounted VS Wall Mounted: Which Is Right For Your Office?

         Every office could use some art hanging around. It impresses clients and cheers up employees. However, you can't leave these pieces just sitting on the floor. They have to be mounted in a way that is attractive and works with the interior space. There are many options for hanging art, but they generally come in two basic types: ceiling mounted hanging systems and wall mounted hanging systems. There are benefits to both.

    Benefits Of Ceiling Mounted Art Hanging Systems

         When we talk about ceiling mounts, we mean hanging cables and rails that can be put up on the ceiling. These types of systems look official, as though you have a museum in your office. If your company has a classical ambiance and want to encourage your clients to think of your business as established and respectable, ceiling mounted art is one of those small details that can convey that image.

         Ceiling mounting is also a way to save space. The railing doesn't take up room on the wall, and it allows you to hang your pictures away from the walls, which can free the walls up for bookshelves or signage. Having that kind of flexibility lets you optimize the space of even tiny offices.

    Benefits Of Wall Mounted Art Hanging Systems

         Wall mounted art hanging systems include click-track rails that can be easily mounted on walls and the cables that hang from them. These are discreet, and can blend into the decor of your office. They are great for holding large pictures, so if you have a big wall that needs decoration, you can employ large pieces. Wall mounted systems are also closer to the ground so you don't always need a ladder to put them up.

         If your office could use an art hanging system, contact us. We have a wide variety of both wall mounted and ceiling mounted systems that you will love, so you are sure to find the perfect fit for your office.

  • Do You Need A Display System For Your First Art Festival?

    When you want to display yourself as an artist, professionalism is one of the most important factors that will come into play. It is also important that you respect the art you create and you respect the people who take the time to view your art. When you want to make a grand impression on your viewers, we encourage you to invest in a professional art display system. 

    We know that you may be tied to a certain budget, but spending money on a professional display system does not have to be costly. If you are getting ready to experience your first art festival, you can find an art display system that will allow you to showcase your art in the best way. At Systematic Art, we understand how important it is to appropriately display your art without going over your budget. 

    We also know how serious you are at making great art, and this is one of the reasons why we know how important it is to display that great art in an effective manner. We have display systems that are unique and different, and these display systems will give you the opportunity to stand out in the crowd at the art festival. While the art display systems will be unique and different, they will not take away from the beautiful works of art you have created. 

    You do not need to have an expensive display system to sell your art. We want to help you find the right display system at a price you can afford. If you are preparing for your first art show and want to find the perfect display system that will fit your needs and your budget, please do not hesitate to contact us today.  Let us help you have a successful upcoming art festival. 

  • How to Hang Your Art Without Ruining It

    Regardless of if you work in an art gallery or an office, hanging your art haphazardly comes across unprofessional and sloppy. You want people to come into your space and know you've got everything under control, but damaged paintings and sub-par hanging materials don't send a positive message. When you hang your art you want the piece to be straight and damage free, so your customers can admire the beauty of the piece in your space, but how do you hang art without damaging it?


    Picture Rails


    The first trick to damage-free art hanging is to use picture rails. These rails are wall mounted and can be installed at many heights. From gallery style mounting rails to a sleek modern looking option best for offices you can hang especially heavy pieces from these rails. All while being light and easy to install.




    This method is a different beast, to hang art they're perfect for glass, panels, acrylic pieces, and even signs. There are different styles and grades for different weights, and they even come in a wide variety of colors, ensuring they can match your gallery or office space's style with ease.


    Packet Displays


    This display option is great for a smooth display without any rails or standoffs. It's a smooth pocket which permits you to change out different paintings and pictures with new ones when you want to. Displaying the art clearly and crisply without an issue. It's great for displaying menus, photos, documents and artwork in every setting.


    Each one of these options are great ideas for any gallery, museum, or office. Regardless of your space, the options at Systematic Art are all crisp and clean. On top of also being built to both last and display art in a professional and pleasing manner. If you're looking for a way to display art professionally, contact us at Systematic Art we have you covered.

  • Using Art Hanging Systems To Bring Art Into The Workplace

    You have probably been told it is a bad thing to be distracted in the workplace, but are there times when it is not a bad thing? If the source of your distraction at work is photographs or other forms of artwork, it may not necessarily be a bad thing. Many pieces of artwork are used in many workplaces as a tool to boost productivity and increase harmony in the office. 

    We know there are many workplaces that are all about getting as much work done as possible and avoiding anything that can be a distraction. However, does this boost productivity or make employees happy? If you have a workplace that is enriched with artwork and other positive things, you can help your employees feel better and work better.

    Many employees who are surrounded by pieces of art will begin to work quicker without decreasing their productivity. Many employees are inspired to work harder when they are surrounded by artwork because they feel at peace and they feel happier. Artwork can also be the key to stimulating creative conversations, and when the creative juices are flowing in the workplace it can lead to improved brainstorming sessions and improved problem-solving sessions. 

    It is important that our office space is as inspiring and productive as possible. We know it can be a challenge for many businesses, especially when they are working with a limited budget. However, decorating your office walls with artwork seems like an affordable and cost-effective option that will provide you with benefits in the future, right? 

    The small and simple things in offices can have a major impact on the overall success of the workplace. Using artwork with the right art hanging system can bring more peace and creativity in the workplace. Fortunately, Systematic Art has the art hanging systems you need to surround your workplace with inspiring pieces of art. 

    If you want to make your office walls more attractive and help create a more productive work environment, please do not hesitate to contact us today. 


  • Sign and Banner Supports: Marketing Your Business 24/7

    Are you trying to get more exposure for your business and your brand? While you can hire someone to come in and be an ambassador who will spread the word about your business. However, this can usually result in you spending a significant amount of money. When you bring in more employees, this will raise your spending. If this is something you do not want to do, there is another solution that can be the answer to your problem.

    Signs and banners can be used to effectively market your business in the same manner as a salesperson or ambassador would. Once you place your signs and banners outside or inside your business, they will take care of everything for you. Signs and banners are durable and effective at doing their job. 

    Many businesses struggle with marketing and advertising their new products and service when it comes to online and offline branding. Signs and banners do not have a closing time and they do not take sick days. It does not matter what message you want to send to your customers and potential customers, people will see the message every time they pass by your signs and banners. 

    With the right sign and banner supports, you will be able to effectively market your business 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. You do not always have to place your signs and banners right in front of your building for them to be effective. You can place your signs and banners in various locations that will show potential customers where they can go to find your products and services. 

    If you want to be discovered and increase brand awareness, we encourage you to use signs and banners that will help bring more attention to your brand. At Systematic Art, we have the signs and banner supports you need to effectively market your brand. Please do not hesitate to contact us today if you are looking for the right support for your signs and banners.

  • Window Display Systems: Attracting Your Target Audience

    When you want to differentiate your brand from your competitors and engage your audience, you will need to stand tall in a crowd. Since there are so many options on the table, how can you possibly know which one to choose? One of the best ways to stand out in the crowd is to tell a story that your target audience wants to hear. 

    Storytelling is a skill that will never get old and will never go away. If you want to capture the attention of your target audience and plant information into their brains, you can always tell a story. If you want to create long-lasting relationships and strong bonds, storytelling is one of the best ways to do this. When someone is telling a great story, the storyteller will have the target audience's undivided attention from start to finish.

    This is one of the reasons why we want to encourage you to tell a story using a window display system. You can tell some of the most appealing and mind-blowing stories by using a window display system. When you are able to use storytelling to your advantage, you should be able to pull many people into your story and elicit many emotions and feelings they will be able to associate with your brand. When people have these types of emotions about your brand, it will drive them to visit your store often and purchase products often. 

    You can create the perfect window display system that will help you sell your products and services. What steps do you need to take to ensure that you create a window display system that will attract your target audience?

    • Have a clear understanding of who your target audience is
    • Make sure your window display content is creative and original
    • Do not talk only about the product, but include information about how a product can improve their lifestyle
    • Make sure your target audience will be able to see your window display with ease
    • Make sure you have the right style or type of window display system

    When you have the right strategy and the right information you want to share in your window display system, Systematic Art can help you find the right type of window display system that will fit your needs. Contact us today for more information on our window display systems.

  • What Are Some Benefits Of Acrylic Pocket Displays?

    Acrylic pocket displays are an attractive and affordable way to bring a modern feel to your displays. You can use acrylic pocket displays to increase the elevation of your current promotional display. Acrylic pocket displays are perfect for window displays. It does not matter what industry your business is in, there will always be room for acrylic pocket displays.

    Acrylic brings a variety of advantages in benefits in a variety of ways and is used for a variety of reasons:

    • Acrylic pocket displays are easy to clean and protect
    • Acrylic can be completed in various colors that will match your display or store layout
    • Your customers will easily see through the displays

    If you are having trouble finding an advertising or marketing display for your current promotions, you will soon discover that acrylic can be adjusted to meet your current requirements. When you are able to make custom displays, you will be able to create the perfect match when you are in need of an updated display. 

    Acrylic pocket displays can be placed in a variety of locations in your business. If you truly want to utilize your acrylic pocket displays, we suggest that you place them in a position that your target audience can easily see them. Since acrylic is so transparent, your customers should have an easy time seeing anything you place in the displays, regardless if they are viewing them from within the business or from outside of the business.

    At Systematic Art, we know how important it is to market and advertise for your business. We also know that the way you deliver your promotional materials will have a big impact on the sale of products and services you offer. If you are ready to make a great impression for your upcoming sale or promotion, please do not hesitate to contact us today for more information on our acrylic pocket displays.

  • Choosing Your Best Cable System

    Ever notice picture rails lining the walls of an old house? Sometimes mistaken for decorative molding, picture rails are common in many 19th century homes. Basic in concept, these lipped rails create a ledge to suspend artwork using a hook attached to ribbon or wire. This hanging method prevents unnecessary hammering into the hard plaster walls common in older homes.

    At Systematic Art, we bring this simple solution into the modern age with our adjustable cable systems. Whether intended for a home office, museum wall, or coffee shop display, our cable systems give you this tried and true technique with a sophisticated new look. But how do you choose the best cable system for you?

    Step 1. Choose a picture rail style

    Our picture rail options come in two main types: wall mounted and ceiling mounted. What kind of walls are you working with? If your walls are brick or marble, ceiling mounted may be a better option for you, as it avoids drilling into these hard materials. How heavy is the artwork you are going to hang? Each of our picture rails is rated to carry up to a certain amount of weight, so be sure to take this into account when making your selection.

    Step 2. Select a hanging cable

    While many different cables are available, take time to confirm which types are compatible with your desired picture rail. Many of our cables come in two material options: stainless steel or nylon. Stainless steel cables are a sleek and sophisticated look, like stainless steel appliances in a modern kitchen. However, if minimizing the appearance of your hanging system is desired, consider using nylon for a near invisible or "floating" look.

    Step 3. Pick a hook

    Our various hook options securely connect your artwork to the hanging cable. Two main types exist: side screw, which is tightened to the cable with the turn of a screw, and self gripping. Which you select will depend on the type of cable used and how much weight you need the hook to bear. Finally, if color is what you're after, our Self-Gripping - (Picture Hook) with Safety-Lock comes in a variety!

    Step 4. Need anything else?

    Now that you've found the hanging cable system that works for you, we're here if you need anything else. From rail installation hardware to additional cable accessories and tensioners, we can help with all the final details to make your display perfect.



  • Don't Let These Small Details Ruin Your Art Display

    Small details can distract you from the beauty of your new art display. A crooked line here or mismatched hook there will eventually become the first thing you see when you glance at the wall. Avoid these five problems with the right hanging hardware.

    1. Tilted frames

    Most art hardware for home use comes in the form of hooks. They also only support the top edge of the frame. This means every piece will slightly protrude forward at the top to allow for the hardware and then will tilt inward so the bottom rests against the wall. Bulky frames can minimize the tilt, but you need supports on multiple sides to fully remove it.

    2. Crooked grids

    If you're trying to create a photo wall, precision is key. Even an asymmetrical design needs level edges and a lot of detail work. But if your supplies are limited to stand-alone hooks and nails, it's hard to ever get the lines just right. Use a cable system instead that lets you move artwork along a fixed line.

    3. Holes in the wall

    Nails and hooks will leave holes in your walls. At best, they'll leave behind one or two when you take the photo down. But if you're trying to build a more precise design, repositioning can leave your walls covered in holes. Instead of hanging each picture separately, install an art display foundation so you can change out your artwork or make adjustments without leaving holes.

    4. Mismatched hardware

    As you collect more artwork or take more pictures, you'll run out of hooks and supports. But don't let miscellaneous hardware ruin the clean lines of your display. Use a universal design or a reliable vendor that offers extra and replacement hardware.

    5. Distracting hardware

    Your art display hardware should be a work of art, but it shouldn't steal the show. Opt for discreet, minimalist hardware that looks sleek, small, or nearly invisible. Then your art becomes the main feature on the wall.

    Browse our selection of hardware at Systematic Art here.

  • 3 Ways to Organize 360° Museum Displays

    360° displays can generate a lot of excitement. Interested visitors can see more of the artifacts up close, and these higher-quality displays can bring in more visitors. Here's the hardware you need to make it happen:

    1. Use wire hanging systems so everyone gets a good view.

    If you have a popular new exhibit at your museum, the last thing you want is for a big crowd to ruin the experience. But if the artifacts drawing the biggest interest are up against a wall or encased in a bulky central case, fewer people can see them at once. Use wire hanging systems instead. Wires can give all of the structural support as metal frames, even for heavy artifacts, without obstructing the view.

    2. Suspend shelves from the ceiling for the illusion of more foot space.

    But center displays take up a lot of space. There need to be ADA-compliant dimensions for the pathways between exhibits, and even those dimensions can seem a bit tight if there's a lot of visitors. But hanging displays that don't touch the floor give the illusion of more foot room. You can still keep visitors far enough away from exhibits to keep the items safe. But just seeing more visible flooring gives people the feel of more breathing room.

    3. Run better lighting through ceiling-suspended systems.

    Lighting can make or break an exhibit. Make sure every exhibit and the top-tier artifacts in the cases have separate lighting to set the stage. This can be hard if you have to arrange cases on the floor and then install track lighting above the case. But when you use overhead systems, you can use the supports to hold lighting, too. Then it's guaranteed to line up.

    Good displays need to have good hardware. Go to Systematic Art to find everything you need for all of your museum's central and wall-bound displays.

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