Chapter 16. Issues in CMYK Workflows

  1. Phil Green MSc, PhD Reader member

Published Online: 11 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch16

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

How to Cite

Green, P. (ed) (2010) Issues in CMYK Workflows, in Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch16

Editor Information

  1. London College of Communication, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-IS&T Series in Imaging Science and Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Kriss

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058251

Online ISBN: 9780470688106

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Keywords:

  • Issues in CMYK workflows;
  • CMYK, common choice of ink set for images and graphics;
  • CMYK system - using three chromatic primaries, cyan, magenta, yellow plus achromat (black);
  • black, playing a large part in perceived contrast within images;
  • workflow data handling - partially addressed by PDF/X-1 data interchange standard;
  • CMYK conversion styles;
  • traditional ICC-based CMYK handling technique;
  • preserve pure black - preserving pure black (0–0–0–K) as pure black;
  • no simple answer to color-managed CMYK workflow issue

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Relevance of Black

  • Summary