Mar 10
For Process Colors, Look Beyond Pantone
10 Mar, 2016. 0 Comments. Colors, Resources, Software Tips. Posted By: Tina DeJarld
Of course, if your project is printing in spot color inks (2 or 3 color for example), spot colors like Pantone are what you want. But for 4-color process jobs (CMYK inks), not so much. In that case, we have one piece of advice: Step away from the Pantones! Most people default to the Pantone (PMS) library because it’s very familiar and the most well-known color system. Some PMS colors render fairly accurately when converted to CMYK equivalents, but most don’t. A better option is the process color-based TRUMATCH® system. We see several advantages to TRUMATCH: • It’s more accurate.…