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Best Gift Idea Ever


Best Gift Idea Ever

Find customized photos of letters that form words and names placed in picture frames.

Ryan Martz began BGIE in 2009 when he discovered unique objects in nature and architecture that resembled letters of the alphabet, fast forward a few short years and Best Gift Idea Ever has expanded from one small kiosk on the beach to over 15 locations across the east coast.  

Best Gift Idea Ever boasts the largest selection of high-quality letter art available!  With thousands of photographs taken all over the world paired with a wide variety of mats and frames to choose from, you can create personal and unique artwork to fit any home!  

Our photographs are professionally printed on 100 year Kodak Professional Supra Endura VC Digital Paper or Fuji equivalent. We use custom hard wood frames, premium glass, white core matting, and MDF backing board for an heirloom quality keep sake that will last!

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600 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago , IL 60611

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About Navy Pier

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Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2020, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.

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