Colour Management

Colour Management – “If someone asked you to build a coffee table and they specified the legs as a height of 50, what do you think that would mean? 50 kilometers? 50 feet? 50 inches? 50 millimeters? Probably 50 centimeters. You can’t know for sure, but you can guess, based on the table’s intended use — 50 kilometers, 50 feet, and 50 inches are way too big for a coffee table, and 50 millimeters is way too small.”

“This article is intended to be an introduction to color management for software designers and developers. If you understood the example above, then congratulations, you now understand the most important color management concept — color values alone are not enough to describe a color. You need a color value and a description of the space it exists in.”