If you're here you don't just use Colour Management you want to find out more.

The web is full of information and it often seems contradictory and can very quickly create more confusion than clarity.

At Print & Proof we can help, through training and practical implementation, explain the relevant key information for you and your business.

Monitor Profiling, D50 or D65?

Creative Suite Colour Settings.

RGB and CMYK when and how to convert.

Print to screen matching.

Proofing, whether Print or Screen based.

Creating print ready PDFs.

These and many more areas are covered based on ISO Standards and Industry Best Practise to ensure you get the best and appropriate knowledge and equipment.

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Links on Colour Management

Colour Management Guides, 

From X-Rite a relatively simple overview


From Fogra, the Softproofing PDF is very thorough.


From Eizo their Color Management Handbook


Adobe Creative Suite Print Guide



The links below can be very technical.

International Color Consortium  
European Color Initiative (ECI)  

PDF resources

The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG)  NPES Guide to PDF/X
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)  


There are many interdependent standards which can be found here
ISO 12647-2:2004 Offset lithographic processes
ISO 12647-7:2007 Proofing processes working directly from digital data
ISO 12647-8 Validation printing processes working directly from digital data
ISO 3664:2009 Graphic technology and photography -- Viewing conditions
ISO 12646:2008 Graphic technology -- Displays for colour proofing -- Characteristics and viewing conditions
ISO 15930-1:2001 Complete exchange using CMYK data (PDF/X-1 and PDF/X-1a)
PSO Process Standard Offset




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