Colour specification and visual approval methods for textiles

J. Best,     Retail Colour Management Specialist (Consultant), UK


The chapter provides an insight into how textile brands develop their seasonal colour ranges with an overview of the visual colour specification and colour approval methods used. Simple and effective colour communication guidelines have been consistently and reliably used for decades by industry to support a robust physical standard and visual assessment colour management process. The guidelines form the important foundation step towards building an effective global colour management strategy.

Key words

colour specification

colour approval

colour standards

colour management

colour skills

colour palettes ...

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