Ever wondered why the colours on your prints don’t match those you see on screen? The answer is, of course, that you are probably not colour managed. Annoying isn’t it? Even more so if you’ve just spent hours getting that front cover image ‘just right’.

The solution is to set up a colour correct workflow. In simple terms this means using colour profiles – small calibration adjustments that tell your devices (displays, printers, and so on) how to alter their output to a uniform colour environment.

The key step on the way is to start with your computer display(s).