About Geographic Fine Art Products
The Geographic Fine Art products are a fusion of cartography, graphic design and Art. Each title incorporates multiple seamless data-sets of cloud free imagery with their origin in NASA and other government agencies. Each is cartographicaly correct, geographically accurate and produced using the best of graphic design. The imagery is of the highest resolution and color managed while maintaining near true-color, printed on the finest paper and in the highest resolution using archival inks.
You will love the unparalleled look that Geographic Fine Art adds to your living or office space!
What is a Giclee Print?
Giclee (zhee‐CLAY) is the use of an ink jet printing process for making fine art, large format, digital images. Printed on 10 mil. (0.25mm) premium luster photo paper producing vivid life like images using Epson UltraChrome K3 ink, providing lightfastness ratings of up to 108 years for color under rigorous industry accepted display conditions.
Giclees are superior to traditional lithography in several ways: the colors are brighter, last longer and are higher resolution. Prints are available up to 60" wide by any length and usually have a 1" white border included. For example a 24x34 print will be 26x36 when the white border is included. For special order sizes not shown above, please contact Customer Support.
What is a Plaque Mount?
Starting with a Giclee print on Premium Glossy paper, a 5.0 mil (0.125mm), soft, non glare, UV matte laminate is applied by heat and pressure in a heat press. It protects the print from moisture, UV degradation and damage from handling and is ideal for archival use. This laminated Giclee print is dry mounted onto medium density fiberboard (MDF) with dry mount tissue sandwiched in between. It is sealed under heat and pressure and finished with a taped beveled edge.
The final result is a non glare, easy to clean, professional, museum quality product. Any glass cleaner and a soft cloth can be used to clean the surface. Though various types of Plaque Mounts are available we have standardized on a type we call "Box Mount". In this case the MDF is 1/8" thick mounted on a 1" thick frame which is flush with the edge of the MDF. For special order sizes not shown above, please contact Customer Support.