Crescent Cardboard

YOUR HOME FOR FRAMING + ART PRODUCTS

For over 100 years, the Crescent Cardboard Company has been at the forefront of innovation in the framing and artistic worlds, creating some of the most renowned products on the market. From our matboard to our notebooks, everything we create is crafted with the utmost attention to detail and designed with framers and artists in mind.

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Framing Products

Crescent offers the largest selection of matboard products

Crescent developed and produces some of the most recognizable and important brands in our industry. RagMat®, our premium cotton matboard line has long been recognized as the leader in preservation matting. Crescent also provides additional conservation products such as Crescent Select®, Ultiblack®, and Moorman® Fabrics. We take pride in every sheet of matboard.

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Art Products

From Art Boards to Sketchbooks Crescent has you covered.

Crescent has over 40 different art and mounting boards designed to meet specific needs of artists. Whether it be for drawing with colored pencil, to illustrating with marker and ink, to painting with watercolors or working with pastels, we have a quality board for you. Crescent also offers RENDR No show thru Paper sketchbooks and pads, and other innovative products.

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Crescent Rewards

Earn rewards with every Crescent matboard. It’s easy as 1 – 2 – 3

1 – DOWNLOAD THE APP AND SIGN-UP  Download the FREE Crescent Rewards app for iPhone or Android.

2 – SCAN CODES TO EARN POINTS

3 – REDEEM POINTS FOR VALUABLE REWARDS

Every 100 Points Scanned Plants a Tree!

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Valiani

The gold standard in CMC machines for over 40 years

Valiani’s products allow users to create computer measured, precise cuts to multiple layers of materials, all while maximizing their efficiency through an automated process. The very best in the industry.

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Quality construction that doesn’t compromise the environment.

Duolith is an ideal board that offers optimal run-to-run print quality that cuts down on poor adhesion issues commonly associated with laminated board products. 100% recyclability and Eco-friendly.

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Contract &
Brokerage Services

We are the lamination specialists

Crescent will be happy to quote on your specialty lamination needs. Here at Crescent, we have over 100 years of lamination experience, and can offer the following internal capabilities to ensure your lamination project is done right:

  • Multi-ply roll-to-sheet laminations
  • Drying capabilities for superior layflatness
  • Tabbing capabilities
  • Barcode printing capabilities
  • Auto slitting and sheeting (15×20 inch minimum size)
  • Online inspection
  • QC Lab Testing & Certification

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Custom Framing Blog

2021 Color of the Year (Actually Two)

Pantone has announced its Color of the Year for 2021. That color will now trickle down to what consumers see, and influence what they purchase from clothes to home decor. This year, for the second time in the company’s history, Pantone announced two colors.  Pantone selected a bright yellow they named Illuminating (13-0647), and a neutral gray titled …

Crescent Acquires U.S. Operations of Nielsen Bainbridge

Crescent Cardboard Company is pleased to announce it has acquired the U.S. businesses of Nielsen Bainbridge, a leading producer of products for framing professionals and conservators. Nielsen Bainbridge has combined advanced scientific research and innovative design to deliver groundbreaking products used by custom framers and museums worldwide. We feel this acquisition will enhance Crescent’s worldwide …

Full Listing of 2021 Discontinued Items

Dear Professional Picture Framer: We are continuing our commitment to you to manage the number of SKUs in our product offerings through an ongoing review of all Crescent matboard lines. As colors and styles in artwork and home-furnishings evolve, it sometimes becomes necessary to remove items that no longer meet the needs of the marketplace. …

Crescent Matboard–
More Than Just a Pretty Face

You are ready to frame your art, and it’s time to choose the perfect matboard. With hundreds of colors, textures and fabrics to choose from, selecting the right visual combination of matboards along with the frame and art can elevate the finished work to a unique and stunning statement piece. But there’s more to decide …

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