The explosion of options for printing in full color is an overlooked aspect of the digital revolution. Inkjet, toner-based technologies and digital platemaking have brought down the cost of full-colour printing. There are still good reasons for using only one or two colors.
Printing this playbill in one colour, added to the slightly retro feel of the design.
Two colours blended together create a bookmark which has presence.
Simple messages are often served by limited use of strong colour.
Printed on a cream flocked paper, the yellow and bluish purple spot colours blended to create a bright image
Because the individual channels are constructed from full colour information, the leaflet image feels natural while retaining the simplicity of two spot colors.
A tri-fold brochure printed only with a brown and a gray blue ink. The photograph of the quill was rendered using duo tone curves.