June 2016

The Art and Science of Color Management for Sublimation

Posted: 6/28/2016

Have you ever noticed that the color of an image on your computer screen never quite matches what comes out of the printer? Or the colors on a sublimated substrate may not match exactly with the colors your customer is expecting? These are all common issues that we in the sublimation industry have faced at one time or another. This article delves into some of the basics every sublimator should know to produce beautiful images more efficiently.  

Manage Your Colors Using Ink Sets

Posted: 6/27/2016

At Sawgrass, we talk a lot about color management, especially during June, which is Digital Color Management Month. Most of the time, we discuss things like color theory, software, profiles, tools and techniques for helping you recreate your customers’ colors with the greatest accuracy and the least amount of waste. One approach we have yet to touch on is ink choice. 

CreativeStudio Corner: May Content Updates

Posted: 6/27/2016

Sawgrass’s CreativeStudio team added nearly 500 new graphics and templates to the library in May! Check out what's new!

Tech Tip: Defining Your Color Space

Posted: 6/27/2016

No matter which color management solution you choose to work with, once critical step is defining the correct color space or mode within your graphic design software. These programs enable you to use different color profiles. When working with sublimation, you need to activate a specific RGB profile in order to produce accurate colors.

Why Color Management is Important

Posted: 6/8/2016

In the customization and personalization business, color and efficiency are everything. When your colors are off, efficiency is drastically reduced from the time and materials you invest in testing each color change. Learn why you should know how to manage your colors and some easy steps to get you started.