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I have designed a logo with a gradient of 3 RGB colours. I'm liking the colours for digital but now I want to duplicate the logo with CMYK colours for print. What is the best way to do this? Is it to pick the CMYK colours, print them out and see if they look similar to the screen? Also, should I use Pantone colours instead of CMYK colours if I can? I've picked some pantone colours, 806C, 2655C and 299C but when I print on my rubbish printer at home they come out dull. Im guessing this is just my printer as those pantone colours are meant to be quite vibrant!

I'm hoping to get this printed at a professional printers for t-shirts, business cards, leaflets etc.

Any help much appreciated. thanks,

See colour gradient below.

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    How is this going to be printed? On a regular home/office inkjet printer, commercial digital printer, or offset lithography, or screen printing, or some other print process? Please edit your question and add details. Thanks. – Billy Kerr Aug 4 '20 at 9:52
  • Thanks Billy, I've updated my question now. I will send the logo to a professional printers who will use it to print t-shirts, business cards, leaflets etc. – sonicfroots Aug 4 '20 at 10:43
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    I don't think you quite understood what I asked. What kind of print process will be used for printing those? Digital printing? Lithographic printing in CMYK (4 colour process), or spot colours? Screen Printing on t-shirts? Digital printing on t-shirts? etc. – Billy Kerr Aug 4 '20 at 11:13
  • Be aware that there is no straightforward conversion from RGB to CMYK. These two models are very different, and the color range of CMYK is smaller than that of RGB. In addition, what RGB? (There are different models for that too.) How bright did you set your screen? Do you have a color-calibrated monitor? Best is to ask your print provider a sample run. One thing you'll immediately notice: you can see your screen colors even with all the lights turned off, because it emits light. Your printed sample will not do that. (Likely.) – Jongware Aug 4 '20 at 11:39
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    If you dont know you keep it in rgb untill you know. That said you have wildly off gamut colors in your image. – joojaa Aug 4 '20 at 13:21

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