A: Yes – As part of the larger IAS Fine Art Logistics’ Group, T.E.D. is able to collect your artworks from your place of residence or from anywhere in Australia using our specially trained and experienced art handlers and modern fleet of custom designed climate and non-climate controlled art vehicles.
A: Yes – T.E.D. Fine Art is registered with the Australian Wood Packaging Certification Scheme (AWPCS). As an ISPM-15 compliant manufacturer, crates can be stamped for overseas travel which is a worldwide regulated requirement for the exporting of timber constructed crates.
A: Yes – T.E.D. technicians have outstanding technical skills and experience in their field. First and foremost, the protection of your artworks is our priority. If the artwork is deemed too fragile to transport to our facility to pack, our technicians will pack your artwork at your residence.
A: Yes – T.E.D. technicians, are skilled and experienced in the installation of two-dimensional works right through to large sculptures. Our technicians also are holders of elevated work platform and rigging licences, which enables them to install works to all heights.
A: Yes – As part of the larger IAS Fine Art Logistics’ Group, T.E.D. is able to deliver your artworks to all parts of Australia, using our own fleet of company owned vehicles and trained staff. We service 100% of Australia geographically, via our domestic art shuttle network, which links Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin, North Queensland and Perth. These services operate on fixed schedules and are a cost effective option to move single works of art and small exhibitions, between the major metropolitan cities and regional centres.
A: Yes – As part of the larger IAS Fine Art Logistics’ Group, T.E.D. is able to transport your artworks in and out of Australia from all continents of the world. We are also able to assist you with all import and export documentation and offer advice on custom duties and taxes.
During our 30-year history in moving artwork around the globe, we have developed long standing relationships with trusted partners around the world who, combined with the in depth knowledge of our International Team, provide us with the experience and local knowledge to ensure your artworks arrive when and where they are intended, and at the most competitive rates possible.
A: Yes – T.E.D. technicians, are skilled and experienced in the installation of two-dimensional works right through to large sculptures.
Whether the installation is required in your home, office, commercial property or public space, our specialist installation team will work from a well thought out installation plan, which is prepared through client consultation and a thorough site visit.
A: Your artwork must be packed correctly to ensure it is stored and transported safely and securely.
Our T.E.D. technicians, are skilled and experienced in all forms of art packing. Whether you have one artwork or an entire collection, TED staff will consider all packing solutions available, selecting the most appropriate materials, designs and the method that delivers the best value for money.
A: Yes – T.E.D. specialise in the design and construction of custom-made crating solutions, for any size of object, however large or small. This extends from value for money one-way crates to the highest museum bespoke specification.
Our custom-made crates are engineered to preserve the unique characteristics of each artwork whilst in storage and in transit. Specialised materials are incorporated into the crate design to protect against the effects of shock and climate, and to ensure the safe and secure transportation and unpacking of any object worldwide.
A: T.E.D. employees are principally from museum backgrounds and have outstanding technical skills and experience in their field. T.E.D. products are highly regarded worldwide and relied upon to safeguard everything from the most challenging examples of Fine Art and Cultural Heritage Material to unique scientific equipment.
A: Yes – As part of the larger IAS Fine Art Logistics’ Group, T.E.D. staff have a culture of handling, packing, crating and relocating items which are delicate, fragile and valuable within a secure environment. Due to the nature of what we do, all our employees are required to undergo a national police check prior to their commencement.
We are proud of our staff retention record, with 54% of our staff having been employed with our company for more than 10 years.
A: Yes – T.E.D. technicians only deal with art, artefacts and exhibitions and have been trained in best practice and handling techniques, to ensure the high level of care required for the safe movement of such items.
A high portion of our staff have tertiary qualifications in the arts along with extensive experience in logistics. All staff undergo an intensive induction and training program on commencement, which is directly monitored. New staff work alongside senior experienced staff for the first three months of their employment to ensure they are familiar with our company policies, procedures and standards.
We also have a National Training Program, where all staff including management, administration, storage and field staff participate in a two-day program on an annual basis. The program, which is facilitated by our National Training Manager, is designed to upskill all staff and reinforce our company standards of packing, handling and transporting all forms of artwork.
A: Yes – As part of the larger IAS Fine Art Logistics’ Group, T.E.D. has long standing relationships with Australia’s leading art conservation companies and are able to coordinate conservation works to suit your requirements.
Art conservation technicians are able to conserve or restore your artworks, antiques, artefacts or other objects of cultural or heritage significance.
They will assess the condition of existing artworks, and make recommendations for conservation, repair or maintenance, as well as advising on the ongoing care and management of your collection.
They have the expertise to undertake conservation treatment of your objects, textiles, paintings, artworks, furniture, photographs, sculptures, ethnographic metal and stone artefacts, archaeological material, monuments, memorials or building finishes, either in their conservation studios, or on site. They are also able to clean, repair, mend, consolidate, patch, infill, refinish, and remove stains from artworks, artefacts or antiques.
A: Yes – We offer a range of packing material products to our clients either as a full sheet, per roll or cut to your size requirement.
As a market leader in the packing and crating of various forms of fine art and cultural heritage material, our T.E.D. technicians are exposed to industry best practice archival packing materials and accessories.
A: Yes – TED can supply to your specification a varied range of art handling equipment to assist in the safe movement of your artwork.
Our handling equipment range, including trolleys and dolleys, are built from strong durable materials namely steel and structural ply and are finished with a buffering layer to offer your artwork additional protection whilst in transit.
Our range of art handling equipment comes in a selection of standard sizes but we are also able to consult, design and customise solutions to suit your specific requirements.
A: Yes – T.E.D. Fine Art, are highly regarded worldwide and relied upon to safely handle all mediums, from antique furniture and artefacts to the most demanding examples of fine art, sculptures, cultural heritage material, and items that are sensitive, fragile, have a high net worth or hold sentimental value.
T.E.D. Fine Art, employ traditional art handling techniques and methods, to safely and securely pack, crate and protect your precious pieces, ready for shipment locally or internationally.
A: Yes – T.E.D. offer a complete range of packing solutions which extends from a wide range of soft pack options, value for money one-way crates to the highest museum bespoke specification.
A: Yes – Our T.E.D. technicians have the expertise to de stretch your canvass artwork, protect and roll suitable for transportation and storage.
This practice is not recommended for all artworks, therefore a thorough assessment will need to be carried out prior to any works being performed.
A: Yes – Our T.E.D. technicians are skilled and experienced in the handling of two-dimensional works right through to large sculptures and public art projects. They are also able to consult, design and supply custom made object mounts, supports and plinths.
A: Yes – Whether the installation is required in your home, office, commercial property or public space, our T.E.D. technicians are able to appraise, consult, and offer advice on the positioning and installation methodology for your artworks, whether it be one piece or an entire collection.
A: Yes – To refresh the look of your artwork, we are able to arrange for the reframing of an existing piece of artwork or the framing a new acquisition. Framing can be in the form of traditional designs or the latest contemporary styling. Our registrars will consult with you to select a framing design to complement your new or existing décor.