Differences in Colours: Monitor vs. T-Shirt

Colours may look different on the printed item than they appear on your monitor. This may be due to different reasons:

  • To print pixel designs, we need to render the colour scheme from RGB to CMYK and make colour corrections if necessary. This may lead to slight colour variations.
  • Every screen displays colours differently. A combination of brightness, contrast and saturation can change colour effects significantly.
  • The colour of the fabrics has an effect on the print result. The example below illustrates how different colours come out on white, black and different-coloured fabrics.

Colour chart (Kornit)

Colour chart

Print result on white, black and red fabrics (Kornit)

Print result

Colour chart (Brother)

colortest digital print

Print result on white, black and red fabrics (Brother)

print result