Crescent Cardboard


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

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Every 100 Points Scanned Plants a Tree!

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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

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 …

Preparing Frame Shops for Reopening

The world of retail has changed in ways no one could have predicated just a few short months ago. Small businesses across the U.S. have been forced to adapt as the COVID-19 pandemic has hit them hard. Many closed their doors, some permanently. Some have found ways to keep revenue coming in. Others decided to …

Diplomas – Matting Makes a Big Difference

Graduation Day… one of the greatest milestones anyone can achieve. Whether it’s from grade school, high school, college or any other class - that diploma or certificate is a sense of accomplishment that should be preserved. That’s why framing a diploma correctly should be a decision not to be taken lightly by any customer – …

Social Media Marketing Strategies for During – and After – Coronavirus

Now that states are beginning to reopen and people are getting excited about visiting their local custom frame shops again, they may still hold some apprehension from being in quarantine. Business owners are having to adjust, once again, to how they cater to their customers and help them during this process. New creative ideas are being used to …


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