Considering Wall Space

 

Always allow for extra area outside of the image size itself, due to mat and frame width.

Please refer to the size groups below for an estimation of the additional area to take into account.

Print Sizes displayed in inches represented by ” –   additional area displayed in cm’s.

 

Portrait/Landscape Format (Vertical/Horizontal) 
 8″x12″ Allow approx.  7 – 10 cm additional area
12″x18″ Allow approx.  13 – 15 cm additional area
16″x24″ Allow approx.  13 – 15 cm additional area
20″x30″ Allow approx.  13 – 15 cm additional area
24″x36″ Allow approx.  13 – 15 cm additional area
Square Format
16″x16″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
20″x20″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
24″x24″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
28″x28″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
32″x32″ Allow approx.  13 – 15 cm additional area
36″x36″ Allow approx. 15 – 17 cm additional area


Panoramic Format
12″x24″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
16″x32″ Allow approx. 13-15 cm additional area
20″x40″ Allow approx. 13-17 cm additional area

 

Please note: the above estimations are approximate calculations only.

Some matte widths vary according to image size.