May 10, 2012

Is hanging pictures a trade (as in a carpenter, plumber or handyman)?  Well yes, but only in part.  You might say that professionally hanging pictures is 40% a trade and 60% an art.

I concede that there is nothing particularly complicated about hanging a picture on a wall; hook gets nailed in and you hang the picture, right?  But beyond this basic action there are many variables.  Is the picture hung at the right height (too high or too low), what is the aspect of the image, horizontal or vertical and does that aspect work on the wall where it is to be hung?  Is the picture too big, or indeed big enough, for the chosen wall?  Is it a print or painting under glass and will that glass be too reflective if it is situated directly across from a window?   What if there are other pictures to be hung nearby; will they look good together or will some element (style, framing type, colours, aspect etc.) clash?  What about the furniture below or adjacent to the pictures to be hung?  Will th...

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