Backingtothefuture is a Canadian-based poster restoration, preservation and shrink wrap framing business.
The restoration and preservation process is called linen backing. Linen backing is a commonly accepted, highly skilled and artistic form of preservation and restoration of original vintage movie posters, especially those that were shipped to the theatres folded. It is also a way to preserve a variety of other paper posters including travel posters, war bond posters, sports posters and concert posters.
Shrink wrap framing is not only cost effective, but it ensures the posters remain flat and protected against dirt and smudges. The finished product is a light, durable framed poster that presents very well. By shrink wrapping a poster the value and integrity of is always preserved. (Due to the cost of shipping a shrink wrapped poster, this service is primarily for client in the Greater Toronto Area)
Tanya Petruk: she has been restoring posters for nearly 4 years now. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of Alberta, and counts Alex Colville and Yousuf Karsh among her artistic influences. Inspired by human drama in athletic accomplishment, Tanya also paints active people and athletes, capturing the emotion and passion for sport in her work.
Consumer satisfaction is our number one priority. That’s why we work closely with clients to ensure that together we develop the best solution for each individual piece. However, it must be noted that posters react differently to the linen backing and restoration process and the results can vary.
Backingtothefuture is dedicated to excellent customer satisfaction by restoring their poster(s) to as close to the original condition as possible as cost effectively as possible. Through this highly specialized artistic process we will ensure that a poster, whether it has sentimental value or is a valuable collectable, is properly preserved and prepared to display for years of enjoyment.
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