Digital Decor Printing Color Management Course

The decor industry is one of the most demanding industries, when it comes to color quality. For products in the decorative surface industry highest standards in terms of color precision, color consistency within a production run, but also for repeat runs need to be guaranteed. Being consistent between different locations can add another dimension.
Course Details
Course DDP-CM-2409E
Start: September 2nd, 2024
End: September 6th, 2024
Modena, Italy
English
Course DDP-CM-2412E
Start: December 9th, 2024
End: December 13th, 2024
Modena, Italy
English
End of the registration period
DDP-CM-2409E July 19th, 2024
DDP-CM-2412E October 28th, 2024
Duration and total hours of training
This course has a total training time of approx. 32 hours, excluding breaks and is spread into 5 days 2 half, 3 full days).
The course will start on a Monday at 2 p.m. and will finish on Friday around lunch time
Getting to the course location is the responsibility of the participants, but we are happy to support you.
Course price
Euro 4.900 incl. food and drinks during course days
Accommodation not included
DIPA members receive a 20% discount
Trainer Team
Steffen-Orth_240123 Steffen Orth
DIPA-A-Grafik to be announced
For bookings and further information please send a mail

Description

The decor industry is one of the most demanding industries, when it comes to color
quality. For products in the decorative surface industry highest standards in terms of
color precision, color consistency within a production run, but also for repeat runs need
to be guaranteed. Being consistent between different locations can add another
dimension. This course will provide participants with the required knowledge and
include hands-on color management session on state-of-the art production inkjet
printing machines in a compact course.

What is the Target Audience?

The course “Color Management for the Decorative Surface Industry” is designed for
employees already working in the surface decoration industry or planning to enter this
versatile and growing industry sector. It is also very suitable for employees already
active in Large Format Printing and neighboring industry sectors. The coursesʼ focus is
digital inkjet printing technology. Typical professional educations addressed are decor
designers, designers, pre-press operators, press operators, printing and R&D engineers,
quality operators, quality engineers, print production managers, interior designers,
artists or other individuals for which color quality and consistency is crucial.

Course content

Introduction Decorative Surface Industry value chain and decor applications
Color Theory
  • Additive and subtractive color mixing
  • Device dependent and device independent color spaces
  • CIEL*a*b* color model
  • Delta E formulas
  • Metamerism
  • Viewing conditions
Measurement devices
  • Types of color measurement devices - Offline and Inline
  • Measurement geometries
  • Measurement modes
Color Management theory
  • ICC Color Management and Printer Calibration
  • Color Profiling
  • Quality Control
Color Management hands-on part
  • Performing printer calibrations
  • Creating color profiles for different printing conditions (machine-ink-substrate)
  • Quality control of created color profiles
Proofing
  • Different types of proofing Overview incl. Pros and Cons
Case studies

Participants benefits

Compact course combining color theory, measurement devices and hands-on color management parts like printer calibration and color profiling to learn fast and apply it under real-life conditions.
Learn from leading digital surface decoration industry experts and get answers to your questions.
Excellent networking opportunities.
State-of-the-art software and hardware for all participants (max. 3 participants per workstation) during the course
Opportunity to work with industrial inkjet equipment used in the decorative surface industry.
Learning experience in small groups (places are limited).
A Participation Certificate will be provided.

Employer benefits

Obtained knowledge can be applied immediately.
Excellent overview of Color Management solutions and industry relevant measurement devices.
Access to DIPA and DIPA Academy network covering the whole value chain of digital and analog surface decoration supporting your enterprise to resolve issues beyond Color Management.
Employees will learn from leading digital surface decoration industry experts.