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I’m a sucker for pictures. If I had my way, bulky frames with family photos would cover every wall and surface in my home. But my husband and interior designer friend reign me in, helping me curate what to display and what to tuck into family photo albums instead.
The clutter of frames drives my husband nuts. That’s why I was so excited to learn about Fracture—a company that prints photos on glass, meaning no frame needed.
I had a feeling my husband was going to like the product because of the sleek and modern design. What I didn’t expect was that when he saw black and white photo of our family with a bright sheen, he would say, “wow, that is really, really cool looking.”
But he did… and here’s why.
Not Just A Picture…A Piece Of Art
Fracture isn’t just a picture printing company. It’s a brand that takes your most cherished family moments and turns them into art. I chose to order a variety of different sizes to add a little pizzazz to a wall in my office and to give to my parents (my mom is already on the website figuring out what else she can order for herself!), my daughter’s teacher and my hubby to bring to work.
The beauty of Fracture is not only in the aesthetics, but also in the simplicity of the product and process. It eliminates the multiple step process that is usually accompanied with displaying photos.
Here’s what I mean: currently, I have two picture frames sitting on the floor of my office. I purchased them to hang on the wall (where I’m now hanging Fractured prints) six months ago. What I have yet to do is order the pictures to go into the frames. And when I do order the pictures, they will sit in the paper envelope for another six months before I actually get my act together and put the pictures in the frames and the frames on the wall.
I received the picture, the nail to hang it, and the stand all at one time (that’s right, Fracture sends you the nail along with your glass print). It’s a one stop shop: the picture looks like a piece of art and after just 3 days, it’s already hanging on my wall!
But with Fracture, I received the picture, the nail to hang it, and the stand all at one time (that’s right, Fracture sends you the nail along with your glass print). It’s a one stop shop: the picture looks like a piece of art and after just 3 days, it’s already hanging on my wall!
Pictures With Purpose
Printing on paper causes a ton of trash; approximately 20% of total waste to be exact. It’s why Fracture prints on glass instead. The carbon neutral digital printing company is on a mission to create photo memories with as little waste as possible.
Every image is printed on glass; all the unused glass is recycled. Since its start in 2009, Fracture has recycled hundreds of thousands of pounds of glass.
Fracture manufactures all its products at a Florida-based, solar-powered factory. Every image is printed on glass; all the unused glass is recycled. Since its start in 2009, Fracture has recycled hundreds of thousands of pounds of glass.
Additionally, the pictures arrived in one box, with no bubble wrap or plastic filler. The glass is lodged in a thin cardboard case and kept in place by a small sliver of plastic; nothing more than is needed to get the pictures delivered to your door in tip top shape.
Fracture reduces carbon emissions as much as they possibly can and offset the rest with planting trees. The impact is real -- instead of printing on trees… aka paper… They plant them. Kudos to them for keeping the environment front and center in their customer experience.
Fracture is the picture-perfect product to buy yourself or to buy for a loved one. I got different prints in different sizes and different finishes; Fracture offers an original reflective finish and a matte finish.
I suggest the original reflective finish: it offers that shine and luster that brings the photos to life. While the matte finish reduces the glare in rooms that get a lot of sunlight, the original reflective finish was vibrant and popped, even in black and white.
The process to get the photos was seamless. I uploaded images directly from my phone to Fracture’s website, chose the size and finish, decided if I wanted a stand or a shelf and added the image to my cart.
My go-to gift is usually a photo of some sort—pictures printed on mugs, on mousepads (this I gave to my dad once years ago and he still has it) or on puzzles. But now, thanks to Fracture, I have a new way to give those priceless memories in a thoughtful gift. What are you waiting for? Move the countless memories sitting on your phone’s camera roll and move them to Fracture glass prints today.
5 More Reasons To Love Fracture
1. Fracture offers a variety of print sizes, meaning there is a small print for you to put on a tabletop, a large print for you to hang on a wall and sizes in between.
2. Pricing for everyone—glass prints start at $17 for small prints and large prints range from $95 to $135.
3. This eco-friendly company is on a mission to protect our environment. They plant trees to offset any carbon emission working towards making our earth a better and cleaner place.
4. Fracture’s 60 Day Happiness Guarantee means that if you're not satisfied with your product within 60 days, Fracture will work on a solution until you are!
5. The brand’s lifetime warranty covers manufacturing defects for the lifetime of your custom, high quality print.