Open Tech Summit – small review

Open Tech Summit – small review This year’s OpenTechSummit took place in the “Kalkscheune” in Berlin-Mitte, right next to the Friedrichstadtpalast. In it, a colorful activity, loud music and discussions, some rooms were marked “Do not disturb”, there were Linux exams. In two lecture halls, about 50 speakers from all over the world presented their […]

FreieFarbe at the OpenTech Summit 2015

FreieFarbe at the OpenTech Summit 2015 We have an invitation to the OpenTechSummit on 14.05. in Berlin, in order to present the suject of “FreieFarbe” – see below. Download the Powerpoint presentation: presentation Freie Farbe – OTS 2015 We will briefly inform you about the event and the response.

Open Color Systems Collection 1.0 is online

Open Color Systems Collection 1.0 is online The Open Color Systems Collection was presented at this year’s Libre Graphics Meeting. It provides 367 well-known color systems with their respective Lab color values ​​for free use. The color systems are licensed under CreativeCommons, they can be used / published / copied as long as the copyright […]

PDFX-ready: Pantone color rendering problems in the Adobe CS

PDFX-ready: Pantone color rendering problems in the Adobe CS PDFX-ready reports on problems with the Pantone colors in Adobe CS6 and later: “Since the introduction of Adobe Creative Suite 6, complaints have arisen about the changed display of PANTONE colors on the screen and different printer results after a conversion of PANTONE to process colors.” […]

Interesting videos about the Lab color space

Interesting videos about the Lab color space Youtube shows many films on the subject. Here are a few selected with the emphasis on practical tips. Maike Jarsetz: Color stitch correction in Lab mode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGI8A3-saUI Martin Burmester: Why edit images in Lab? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frpmcyHhG2k Michel Meyerle: Image masking in Lab mode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuoNtN3smEA Jochen Becht: In Photoshop a […]

2.906 Views in one week!

2,906 page views in the first week Reinhard Zerfaß, grafodesign The internet website freiefarbe.de has been online for a week and enjoys a high click-through rate and acceptance from day one. 918 different visitors have called www.freiefarbe.de and many have viewed 2,906 pages together in 1,032 meetings. This shows us that the topic ‘freieFarbe’ encounters […]

Will Nivea-Blue not be protected anymore?

Will Nivea-Blue not be protected anymore? An important decison is currently being negotiated on the Federal Supreme Court. Unilever has applied for the deletion of the blue mark registered for the competitor Beiersdorf at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA). Between the beginning of April and the end of April, a representative consumer survey […]

Adobe courses “Become masters of colors”

Adobe courses “Become masters of colors” On a regular basis, Adobe offers color-based online courses for free. Sophisticated speakers present the current possibilities – interesting for everyone who works with color. Here are the dates in March: 18.03. 13:00 Uhr: Theory of Colour – Stéphane Baril 25.03. 13:00 Uhr: I Speak in Fluid Colours – […]

Searching for comrades, partners, investors

Searching for comrades, partners, investors Who would like to fill in a market gap? Incredible but true: Although color selection usually takes place in RGB or CIELAB, there are no color samples that meet the high precision requirements of the industry. Our idea is: Lacquer fandecks with ΔE CMC

Color purity from photo to print

Color purity from photo to print Reinhard Zerfaß Everyone knows this or has already experienced the following example: A particularly worthwhile motif emerges suddenly before the eyes, and the handle of the camera happens automatically – klack, klack, and the picture is in the box. In this example, it is a particularly beautiful bird, sitting […]