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The difference between Pantone, CMYK and RGB colour references

The difference between Pantone, CMYK and RGB colour references

What is the basic difference between Pantone and CMYK colour?The simplest explanation is that Pantone is a spot colour system and CMYK is a process printing system. The Pantone Matching System (PMS), Pantone spot colours are solid inks, each assigned a unique number, that look the same no matter who prints them – which is what makes spot colour critical for corporate identities and brand imagesCMYK colours, on the other hand, are created (processed) on the printing press by mixing...

Digital Printing

What is full-colour digital printing?

Full-colour printing basically refers to any printing process that is capable of producing a printed image of photographic quality. The term ‘full-colour’ is used because the aim is to reproduce the full range of colours in the visible spectrum.As a full colour image is printed using four colours typically and as the finished colours are affected by what they are printed on – paper, plastic, cotton, metal and so on – there can be a degree of difference sometimes.Despite...