The broadest, most innovative selection of mats for every framing need at the highest quality — from museum-quality Alphamat to Papermat for non-conservation framing to imported fabrics. A vast selection of over 500 colors, fabrics and textures, many available with patented Artcare™ technology for industry-leading preservation and permanence. Made in the USA to exceed industry standards.

Made in the USA

All Bainbridge matboards are manufactured in our own laminating facility, located in the heartland of America. This factory is solely dedicated to the careful manufacture of board products for the framer and graphic artist, with a fully integrated inspection, lamination, and packaging process. A state-of-the-art, on-site quality control laboratory ensures that Bainbridge matboards meet and exceed all industry standards for color consistency, preservation attributes, and unparalleled quality.

22 New Bainbridge Conservation Basics!

A new assortment of must-have colors, including richly saturated shades, bright and bold sporty hues, and gentle pastels. Now Bainbridge Conservation Basics offers a full rainbow of colors for all your standard conservation framing needs. (available in 32”x40”)

Featuring 100% Conservation Quality for Total Framing Confidence! Virgin alpha-cellulose surface, core, and backing. Bleed and fade resistant colors.  Alkaline pH and 3.5% calcium carbonate buffer. 100% lignin-free and acid-free.


Sherwin Williams has announced the Color of the Year for 2017


Sherwin Williams has announced the Color of the Year for 2017 with coordinating collections. Bainbridge has everything you need to help your customers update and refresh their art to complement these color stories!


Fabric and Texture

The most extensive selection of fabric, metallic and textured surfaces available, feature an archival core and patented Artcare protection technology.

Alphamat Artcare Speciality

Distinctive archival specialty surfaces add a unique, creative touch to preservation framing and feature patented Artcare protection technology.

Alphamat Artcare Color

The most extensive selection of museum-quality preservation boards available, featuring the latest colors on an archival core and patented Artcare protection technology.

Alpharag Artcare

100% virgin cotton-fiber rag matboard in a full assortment of classic colors and sizes, feature patented Artcare protection technology.

Artcare Essentials

Featuring 100% archival quality and Artcare protection technology with solid color throughout for the look and protection of traditional museum boards. Rustic Essentials have a gently distressed surface aesthetic.


Combines exceptional quality with a wide selection of colors, for non-conservation framing applications.

Color & Style Guide 2018


Papermat Catalog 2017


Novacore Catalog 2017