909 S McCord Rd at Angola,  Holland, Oh 43528     419-868-7101


6/7/2011 - by John Barlowe

LIFE partnership agreement

Terms and Conditions for partnership in LIFE
Agreement for use of LIFE SM

Whereas the LIFE SM was created by John Barlowe in its final form on 06/06/2008, LIFE SM is owned and licensed by John Barlowe. It is acknowledged that the concept originated from an online idea and design exchange by a group of independent framers.*

License is hereby given to use LIFE SM in the current form for a period of one calender year, ending on the 31st day of December of the year of this agreement. It will automatically renew Jan. 1st of each succeeding year, unless terminated in writing by either party.

Following terms are agreed to by licensee.

LIFE SM will be used exactly as provided by licensor, including style of font and proportions. When used in a color format, specified colors and fonts will be. LIFE = Font/Impact/Primary Blue, Local Independent Framing Expert = Ariel / Primary Red, Bullets = 20% Gray (File to be provided by Licensor ) LIFE may also be used in grayscale
LIFE SM may also be placed inside a box or frame.
LIFE SM may be used in any form of a print advertisement.
LIFE SM may be used on signs and vehiclesLIFE SM may be used in audio/video advertisements
LIFE SM usages must be in good taste and keeping with the image of same.
LIFE SM usages should be submitted either by link or digital format to john@hollandframeshop.com for initial approval.
Licensor may revoke this license at any time if it becomes apparent that licensee is not operating their business in a professional manner. ( I.E. if there are unresolved complaints with a consumer agency such as the Better Business Bureau )
If license is revoked, licensee agrees to immediately stop using all materials referencing LIFE SM
If licensee has, or obtains a website, it is agreed that within a period of 30 days from this agreement, or website going live (whichever occurs first ) that a reciprocal link too www.LocalIndependentFramingExpert.com must be added.
Having clicked the box, you agree to these terms and conditions.

* The final concept was arrived at with the input of Dave M, Rick G, Paul N, Mar G, Paul C. And several other professional picture framers

Submitting an application for partnership in Local Independent Framing Expert / LIFE means applicant has read and agreed to these conditions.

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“John does absolutely wonderful work. He has a great eye and attention to detail.”
Renay Conlin , General & Artistic Director , Toledo Opera
June 29, 2009

“John is a meticulous custom framer who's attention to detail shows not only in his craftsmanship of framing skills, but also in the manner in which he operates his retail business, Frame Shop Art Gallery & Gifts. Although a frame shop owner for only the past 5 years, John brings to the custom framing industry similar mechanical and design skills of 20 years in the Kitchen Design industry. His commitment to serving his customers well is illustrated in his approach to embracing technology and innovation within his frame shop. John is a active participant in his local Professional Picture Framing Association Chapter. John has an open attitude towards working and networking with fellow retailers and business people regardless to locale, while he continues to stride in setting his own business ahead.”
John Ranes II , Owner , The Frame Workshop of Appleton, Inc.
April 4, 2009


“John has provided quality framing for our organization, that has far exceeded our expectations. He also provides many different products/services that can enhance, display and preserve pictures, awards and various mementos.”
Keith Daly, April 9th. 2009