FRAMING IDEAS by NIELSEN BAINBRIDGE Matting Matters - Matting can convert metal from looking minimalist modern to timeless traditional. Soften the look with creams and fabrics. Proprietary brushed finishes will call attention to the brush and pen strokes in art. Precious Metals - Crafted in the USA. Nielsen continues to reinvent metal, elevating its perception through design. Aluminum is an exceptional framing material because it is archival and extremely rigid.