Color

Color, electromagnetic radiation in the visible spectrum, perceived through the human eye as red, orange, yellow, green, blue, or purple. Color is all around us and affects us in many ways we don’t even fully understand. To be a good graphic designer, artist, or well-rounded human – a good grasp of color use and balance is unarguably a requirement. In this section, we will look at the different types of color as it pertains to design and printing as well as look at strategies to implement color successfully in your own designs.

Recent Color articles

Analogous & Complementary Colors – What’s the difference and how do I use them in my Graphic Designs?

Color is the most basic element in a design. Choosing the right color is key no matter whether the design is meant for marketing, promotion, branding, or simply filling a gap. Understanding of colors depends on many things, and colors have different interpretations in every country because people of different cultures associate colors with different …

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Color: RGB vs. Hex vs. CMYK vs. PMS (Pantone) – what’s the difference?

(Img Src: https://rcpmarketing.com/color-matching-system-pms-cmyk–rgb-hex/) Keeping the color precise and consistent in design is not easy. There are millions of designers working on content creation and printing worldwide. On top of that, there are endless varieties of browsers, mobile devices, TVs, and printing methods that make various designs come to life. No one can control the inherent …

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The Sheet-Fed Offset Printing Process

Offset printing is our bread and butter here at Print Peppermint. Whether we are doing 4-color process printing or 1 to 2 color spot color printing. We, of course, do quite a bit of letterpress printing and dabble a bit in digital printing sometimes. But since we are pretty busy and don’t feel the need …

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The Macallan Unveiled “The Macallan Edition Purple” In Collaboration with Pantone Color Institute

The Macallan, a renowned distillery company, located in Moray recently released The Macallan Edition No.5, a sweet-tasting whiskey with an amazing and extraordinary bonus: A new, accompanying hue from the professionals at the PCI or Pantone Color Institute. Also known as The Macallan Edition Purple, this new color will embellish boxes and bottles of the …

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BAYWATCH RED: To Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Baywatch-An Iconic TV Series

Baywatch, one of the most popular and long-running TV series, is now celebrating its 30th year of existence. This TV series is not just in shown in the U.S but, also all over the world as well. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of this iconic TV series of all time, Fremantle, an international producer has …

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BAYWATCH RED: To Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Baywatch-An Iconic TV Series

Revealed! How To Choose The Best Colors For Your Business Card?

Revealed! How To Choose The Best Colors For Your Business Card? In today’s digital world, it’s easy to assume that business cards are irrelevant. That’s definitely not the case, though. For every 2,000 business cards distributed, a company’s sales increase by an average of 2.5 percent. There’s a lot of merit to handing out business …

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Revealed! How To Choose The Best Colors For Your Business Card?

Do Happy Colors Make You Feel Happy?

Do Happy Colors Make You Feel Happy? Are you looking to add a bit of pep to your step? Using happy colors might just be the way to do it. Learn what colors can make you feel happier. Does wearing a black outfit make you look thinner? Does a grocery market painted yellow make you …

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Do Happy Colors Make You Feel Happy?

How Many Colors In a Rainbow? Wielding Color in Design

How Many Colors In a Rainbow? Wielding Color in Design Colors make our world bright and our designs pop. So how many colors in a rainbow and how do we use them? Learn all about it here! When you were in kindergarten, you learned all about Roy G. Biv. There are seven colors in a …

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4 Colors to Make Your Logo Pop and Wow Your Audience

4 Colors to Make Your Logo Pop and Wow Your Audience Using the right colors can be a great way to make your logo pop and wow your audience. Check out 4 great color ideas here! So, you’re starting a business and trying to get it off the ground? Congrats on taking the leap and …

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4 Colors to Make Your Logo Pop and Wow Your Audience