Posted on February 11, 2019
The programme of visitor features at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 (Messe Munich, 14 to 17 May 2019) will be expanded with the introduction of Colour L*A*B*, a new technology showcase and supporting conference programme designed to help visitors improve colour management practices in their print businesses.
Located within the FESPA show floor in Hall B4, Colour L*A*B* will offer visitors a structured end-to-end overview of all individual elements contributing to professional colour management including monitors, measurement and calibration tools, lightboxes, hard and soft proofing, software solutions and print output devices.
The walk-through showcase will feature representative technologies from a range of specialist suppliers, supported by explanatory graphics and a printed guide describing the processes and technologies and including contacts for further information. Test files will be used in live demonstrations to illustrate different printed outcomes across a range of media.
Visitors can participate in free, pre-bookable guided Colour L*A*B* tours with respected colour management consultant Paul Sherfield, who will provide detailed explanations of the processes and answer visitors’ questions on how they can improve their own practices. The adjacent conference area will offer a focussed programme of free educational presentations from a range of subject matter experts, including Dr. Andreas Kraushaar of FOGRA and Paul Lindström of Digitaldots.org.
The launch of Colour L*A*B* comes in direct response to feedback from the FESPA community, which highlighted a strong appetite for expert guidance and education to improve colour accuracy and consistency in the face of rising customer expectations and an ever more diverse applications portfolio involving [...]