The K in CMYK stands for "Key", but don't let anyone get away with that because it doesn't answer the question; the answer is much more interesting than that. The "key plate" is said to add the "detail" to a printed image. This is true in that the black plate in a four color process… Read more »
Here's a great example of why graphic design leans more towards science than art. When designing something for print, the topic of "Rich Black" may come up, so here are a few questions to think about before continuing:
What is "Rich Black"?
Why is rich black not made up of 100% of CMYK?
When should… Read more »