Mount Board

As artists and photographers, we bring our own brand of beauty into the world through our creations. Sometimes, however, we pour less passion into mounting those creations. But consider this: the right mounting materials can help you safely display and even preserve your art for the next generation and beyond. A Board by Any Other ...

Most people are familiar with the basic components of a framing package, including the frame itself and the glazing. But there’s more to it than that — namely the mat board and mount board. (The latter is sometimes called foam core.) Although mat board and mount board both look like thick sheets of paper, they ...

When mounting photos to mounting board or mat board, there are several different routes you can take. Whether your primary goal is finding the most convenient method or preserving your photo or document, see which of these five mounting techniques resonates with you the most. Hinging Tape and Mat Boards Hinging tape is used to ...

Mount board gives custom framed photos stability and is an essential part of picture framing. Mount boards, often also referred to as foamcore, come in a variety of thicknesses, your choice of black or white, and support different mounting techniques (such as self-adhesive mount boards versus heat activated board). There’s also the option of archival ...

Mounting a photo or art to a firm backing or mount board helps stabilize the print and gives it extra protection from tears, creases, and other damage. While typically you’d mount a photo before framing, mounting a photo, document, print, or paper-based original artwork that you plan to transport or temporarily display without a frame ...

Foamcore is one of the most popular mounting and frame backing board materials for photos and other items. The name “foamcore” refers to the inner portion of the mount board, which gives it its rigidity —and makes it perfect for mounting photos. There are many different types of mounting boards, varying in terms of thickness ...

You may spend hours taking the perfect photo or creating a masterpiece to display in your home, but there is often far less thought put into mounting that artwork — which can end up being a big mistake. Your memories and painstakingly created artwork need the right mounting materials to both safely display them and ...

I love photography and since I own a picture frame company that caters to photographers I get questions just about every day about how to mount photographs. I have created a picture frame info webpage that provides an overview of just about all of the various picture frame mounting techniques and has some in-depth descriptions ...