Match the colors of Mac Photoshop with Windows

January 21, 2010

In most of the design communities that I subscribe to, I find designers facing difficulty related to colors displayed on a Windows machine for the creatives designed on a MacBook. Though the software used to access the design is same (Adobe Photoshop) but the moment file is accessed on Windows Photoshop, the result is devastating. Colors look washed out and whole creativity seems dead.

We all know that Mac OSX have an excellent reproduction of colors and high quality display. Henceforth we might not be able to meet the colors display 100% but at least 85% can be captured in Windows Photoshop

This was a problem I had also faced and below is what I found as a resolution:-) Read the rest of this entry »

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Color challenge for designers

January 5, 2010

As designers most of us feel, we know just the right tone of a color and no one can challenge us.

I found this interesting site which has online color challenge. I encourage designers to at least once go and take the challenge of color vision.

http://www.xrite.com/custom_page.aspx?PageID=77

It’s an exciting activity and does not take more then 10mins. You just need to drag and drop.

The lower the score, the better color vision you have.

Best part of this color vision test is Read the rest of this entry »



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