Michał Mierzejewski’s Handcrafted Frames from Reclaimed Wood
In the world of photography, where every click captures a fleeting moment, Michał Mierzejewski has found a way to extend the essence of these moments into physical form. Not only does he possess a keen eye for capturing nature’s beauty through his lens, but he also demonstrates an unwavering commitment to preserving and presenting his art in a way that’s equally unique – through handcrafted frames made from reclaimed wood.
In a modern era where mass production often takes center stage, Michał’s dedication to crafting his frames by hand using old wood stands as a testament to his reverence for both art and the environment. With meticulous care and skill, he repurposes weathered wood, each piece infused with its own history, character, and charm. These frames aren’t just a means of showcasing his photography; they are an extension of the stories he captures.
What truly sets apart Michał’s individually framed photos is the undeniable sense of singularity they carry. Just as no two moments captured by his lens are alike, each frame resonates with its own distinctive texture, color variations, and imperfections. This symbiosis of the imperfectly perfect – where nature’s beauty is encapsulated in a frame shaped by time and history – is what makes his work stand out.
The process of crafting these frames is not only a nod to sustainable practices, but it’s also a labor of love that elevates his photography to a new dimension. It’s as if the very essence of the landscapes, wildlife, and scenes he captures extends beyond the confines of the photograph, fusing with the tangible artistry of his frames.
In a world dominated by digital displays and quick consumption, Michał’s handcrafted frames call for pause and appreciation. They beckon viewers to engage not just with the image but with the materials that hold it – to feel the warmth of weathered wood, to trace the lines etched by time, and to connect with the spirit of the moment encapsulated within.
As you gaze upon one of Michał Mierzejewski’s individually framed photos, you’re not just observing an image frozen in time. You’re witnessing the convergence of art, nature, and craftsmanship. You’re holding a piece of history – not just in the photograph itself, but in the very frame that cradles it. Through his unwavering dedication to both his art and the environment, Michał invites us all to experience the beauty of the world through a lens that’s uniquely his own.
National Geographic 1st place Contest Winner
Over 50 yr old frame makes this awesome Award Winning Photo even more special.
Process of Nature Perfection
Frames are individually designed for every photo.
They are all made all from natural, revitalized and recycled wood. Michal Mierzejewski’s Ar7 is one of the few artist-owned facilities in the world that produces all work entirely in-house – right from the camera to your wall. This guarantees the highest quality photographic product possible combined with closest to nature framing.
Being Environmental Protection graduated Master of Science Michal’s work always put Our mother nature in top of the tops. He always finds a way to deliver his signature style of photography in honor of Mother Nature, no matter what kind of nature / recycled components are available — always tries to build best AR7 in honor of Mother Nature with .
No.1 of Limited Edition of Photograph “Nothing as it seems” frame is full of traces of bark beetles embellish the 120-year-old frame, secured and beautifully finished individually by the a7tist himself.
From Idea to Implementation:
All of Michal’s images are printed on the best papers, canvas or anything available, always individually matched and framed to show the original photo in a best light.
Every one of the frames that Michal sources is designed and produced exclusively by Michał.
This individual approach guarantees the highest quality photographic product possible combined with closesed to nature wood framing.
Photography is taste, birth… so I felt like I just had to give shapes & colours to my impressions & feelings.
It’s my poetry of reality or mirages just coming true just to awesomely hang it on the wall.
All photographs are always showed in his online gallery.
Michal’s exclusive collection of awesome inspiring ar7 photography has been designed to completely transform the look of any interior space.
Amazing big print ‘home’ by Michał
the wood frame moldings are individually hand-crafted by the artist himself for every photo. As Environmental Protection graduated student Michal’s always try to keep it closest to nature and produce the finest quality and most aesthetically alluring moldings in the world. Old world nature recycled timber veneers are hand sanded and expertly finished to enhance their inherent cracks, amazing “defects” and inherent beauty. All of Michal’s exquisite finishes are veneered individually. All timber is sustainably and especially sourced from recycled/old wood.
Every single piece of Ar7 made by Michal is always assembled with original Certificate of Authenticity
In every step of Michal manufacturing process the Ar7 is inspected every possible way – before and after each phase to ensure the highest quality standards.
Pack and Ship
Michal’s insistence that all production be done in-house means the final and critical last act is a individual marvel. Special attention to superior packing practices and materials protects your ar7s from damage during transit.