Pauline Hutchinson

Arqadia Ltd

Pauline Hutchinson
Tel: 01234 857488

2 Wolseley Road
MK42 7AD
United Kingdom


Arqadia is Britain's leading supplier of picture frames and mouldings, offering the most comprehensive range of framing products in the market. With an unparalleled choice of over 3,000 beautiful mouldings, more than 100 readymade frames, over 200 mountboard colours, plus a vast selection of accessories, glazing products, conservation framing and storage items, Arqadia offers a solution for every framing requirement.

Arqadia has achieved its market leading position through continued commitment to exceptional design, competitive pricing and a professional, friendly service. The one stop shop approach to business makes it easy for framers to meet their customers' needs and achieve the perfect finish every time.

An advanced IT system at Arqadia's extensive Bedford facility has been designed for maximum distribution efficiency and is staffed by a team of high calibre personnel, offering the very best in customer service. Through its popular e-commerce facility customers can now order from the entire range, check stock availability, manage their account online and view statements and invoices.

Arqadia is part of the Larson Juhl group, the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of custom framing products. The company has factories in France, Italy, Czech Republic and Sweden, manufacturing a wide range of products including its own design-led ranges.

In 2007, Arqadia acquired the conservation storage, equipment and display specialist, Conservation By Design Limited (CXD). Holder of the Royal Warrant by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, CXD offers a comprehensive range of high quality storage abd display products, including acid free boxes, specialist papers and museum boards, to museums, libraries and archives worldwide. the company also offers a growing range of specialist equipment and display furniture, including the Planorama TM aluminium storage drawer system and is one of the leading suppliers of museum showcases.

Arqadia is the exclusive distributor to the UK Framing industry of CXD's Timecare range of framing and storage products, which offer conservation-grade protection from the harmful effects of light and moisture, temperature fluctuations, pests, pollution and handling. A wide variety of products are available for framers, including mountboards, mounting strips, adhesives and even cotton gloves. Also on offer are 'Clarity by Larson Juhl' glazing products and Optium Museum Acrylic, a unique patented alternative to glass, which has been developed specifically for preservation framing.

For further information on Arqadia visit or for further information on Conservation by Design visit

The IP badge designates Industry Partner membership of the Institute. Industry Partner membership is for companies that supply goods and services to the interior design sector and have met our strict entry requirements.

Areas of work

  • Picture framers and art installers
  • Mirrors and frames