Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 3, 2007
You wouldn't let the holiday season pass without capturing special moments with family and friends on your digital camera. Now, thanks to a partnership between leading online art and framing site, Imagekind and Walgreens.com, photographers can turn their digital images into beautiful, museum-quality custom-framed masterpieces on http://photo.walgreens.com/storeframes.
Choosing from a wide variety of fine art papers, frame sizes and styles - including multi-photo, tabletop and wall frames - Walgreens photo center customers can create custom-framed prints of their prized digital memories. Starting as low as $9.99, custom framed photos can be created in minutes and delivered within days to make great gifts for parents, grandparents, friends and co-workers.
"Now in just a few short clicks, Walgreens customers can turn their prized photos into custom-designed works of art," said Kevin Saliba, chief executive officer of Imagekind. "By offering the highest quality matting and framing techniques at the most affordable prices, we're able to provide Walgreens customers with a great option for showcasing their most important memories."
"This holiday season, we're pleased to offer Walgreens.com customers a new, unique gift giving option," said Jasbir Patel, photo category manager for Walgreens e-commerce. "Imagekind's quality framing allows our customers to quickly and easily create quality, custom-framed images, which allows them to not only display their most prized images but to share them with loved ones."
Imagekind and Walgreens bring together the worlds of digital photo printing and custom framing. Customers no longer have to print photos online, wait for them to arrive and then visit a local shop to have them framed. With Imagekind on Walgreens.com, customers simply upload images, choose from a vast array of professional mat and frame offerings and receive a beautiful work of art in just a couple of days.
Walgreen Co. is the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2007 sales of $53.8 billion. The company operates 6,059 stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. Walgreens is expanding its patient-first health care services beyond traditional pharmacy through Walgreens Health Services, its managed care division, and Take Care Health Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary that manages convenient care clinics inside drugstores. Walgreens Health Services assists pharmacy patients and prescription drug and medical plans through Walgreens Health Initiatives, Inc. (a pharmacy benefits manager), Walgreens Mail Service Inc., Walgreens Home Care Inc., and Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC.
Founded in 2006, Imagekind is the world's fastest-growing art site offering over 500,000 high-quality fine art images for sale. Imagekind gives consumers limitless options to purchase museum-quality framed and poster art from over 18,000 domestic and international emerging and established artists. Serving as a community for professional artists to create and sell their work, Imagekind is a whole new online art experience that provides both consumers and artists with an outlet for sharing, creating and buying art from digital files. Imagekind is the world's first community to serve as a hybrid art gallery, photo-sharing service and a print-on-demand service. Imagekind has partnered with leading brands such as Walgreens, Snapfish, Flickr and HP to distribute its art to the widest possible online audience. Based in Seattle, Washington, Imagekind is a privately held company. For more information about Imagekind, visit http://www.imagekind.com.