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To control color, you need to be able to compare very small differences, determine their impact, and understand how to address that impact. But words alone can’t give us enough information to precisely describe colors, or the difference between them. In this three-part series we will look at the color science behind tolerancing – the color analysis that paved the way, the role of light, and the difference between a color space and a color model – so you can make the best tolerancing decisions for your business.
Munsell Color System
Albert Munsell was the first to establish an objective model of color communication. In fact, his empirical analysis of color organization from the late 1800s is the foundation of all modern color coordinate systems.
Munsell was a professor and an artist who noticed the colors he painted under sunlight didn’t match the colors he painted in the evening under lamplight. To help explain this phenomenon
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