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wall frame

[′wȯl ‚frām]
(building construction)

wall box, beam box, wall frame

1. A frame or box which is set into a brick, masonry, or stone wall to receive a timber beam or joist.
2. In electrical wiring, a metal box which is set in a wall for switches, receptacles, etc.
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Having expanded their space in the past three years, retailers continue to upgrade assortments, placing a greater emphasis on wall frames as they have tabletop, and tying their entire assortments to home decor trends.
The three largest mass merchants, Wal-Mart, Kmart and Target, remain committed to the photo and wall frame category, suppliers said.
Vendors cite consumers' focus on the home for manufacturers' continued expansion into related home decor categories, such as wall frames, framed art, decorative mirrors and wall pieces.
RareWoods is launching five wall frame collections: PhotoCorners, finished in rosewood and black with white mats; Sequel, featuring shadowbox profiles in ebony and natural; Connectors, in three finishes with double white mats; Plantation, classic frames with textural bamboo mats; and Side Step, a flat profile frame in two finishes.
Burnes' Level Line wall decor collection (with a patented installation system) is entering its second phase, which will feature wall frames shown with face paper that's as nice as artwork.
Most of our online competitors sell wall frames like you'd buy them at a Hallmark store - disassembled.
Retailers that are merchandising photo frames with matching pieces, such as wall frames, mirrors, clocks, are seeing multiple sales," Aborn said.
The curved orange wall frames and defines the motorway and the acoustic tunnel finally envelops it.
Level-Line wall frames and ledges are available in a variety of sizes and come in four styles and finishes that will complement any home decor: Contemporary Black, Classic Chestnut, Traditional Walnut, and Casual White.
Level-Line, the new line of wall ledges and wall frames with a patented, built-in level mounting system, is being introduced in September at Linens 'n Things, Kohl's, another linen superstore chain as well as a major mass retailer, Burnes said.
Descending from the calm shelter of the entrance pavilion, where the glazed east wall frames an abstract view of limitless sea, you must face the elements on the open bridge to the lift tower -- an experience which Ando describes as `walking on top of the ocean'.
Exposures offers a variety of high-quality photo accessories such as table and wall frames, albums, decorative storage boxes, display accessories and photo greeting cards.