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CMYK vs RGB… what is the difference?

CMYK vs RGB… what is the difference?

Acronyms like CMYK and RGB …If they haven’t been explained properly, you’ve probably just nodded your head and pretended like you understood…

Well in a nutshell, the difference is that RGB is additive and displays better on a screen and is mainly used for web and social media; CMYK is subtractive and is intended for the printed page.

CMYK:
Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black

RGB:
Red-Green-Blue

May your images forever be colour-accurate.

To find out more download our Design Index Colour Guide PDF below