The Phrontistry – Colorful verbiage and obscure color terms

The Phrontistry has this great list of rare and obscure color terms. Some are quite common, such as khaki, magenta, maroon and indigo. Others are far from ordinary. You may have heard that there is a fight on the internet in regards to the color magenta, more on that later.  Did you know the color magenta was named […]

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Converting colors with RGB.to

RGB.to) is my go to tool when I open clients files, that need colors converted to cmyk. There are many different ways that our digital files store color, different color spaces (like Adobe RGB, sRGB, CMYK, or CIE L*a*b) and even spot colors like Pantone, or RAL. As most customers want a four color CMYK print instead of the costlier […]

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Pantone Smoothies

This week’s installment of Pant-uesdays (Pantone Tuesdays) is PANTONE SMOOTHIES, a delicious mix of color for your tastebuds and food for your eyes. Anyone who has ever put fresh fruit in a blender knows that smoothies can be as vibrant to look at as they are delicious. Hedvig A Kushner, an art director in the big apple, takes that love […]

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