About Savage Universal

From our beginning in 1937 as a manufacturer of quality board and paper products, Savage has provided photographers the essential elements for success. Family-run from the start, we have a commitment to quality and innovation that defined who we were in the beginning and still defines who we are today.

Products such as photographic backgrounds continue to be a key focus of our manufacturing efforts, but there’s much more to the Savage story. We’re continuing to develop innovative products, especially in the studio equipment & lighting arenas, to meet the needs of today’s more diverse photography community—professionals and semiprofessionals alike.


Savage sells wholesale to businesses worldwide in the photographic and art supply/craft industries only. If you are a photographer or consumer wishing to purchase our products, please contact an Authorized Savage Dealer.

About Our Products


Photography Backdrops

From paper and muslin to floor drops and portable background kits, we make the products that photographers rely on for creating perfect backgrounds for virtually every situation. 

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Studio Equipment

Background stands, LED lights and modifiers, and even macro photography tools —we have all of the tools necessary for studio setups of every type and size.

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Mat & Mount Board

When it comes to mounting photographs for display, it’s important to use products that not only enhance images but that also can stand the test of time. With almost 70 years of manufacturing experience behind them, Savage mats and mount boards clearly meet their marks in both areas. 

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