Duotone is a printing technique that uses two colours instead of the standard four (CMYK).

It typically involves one dark colour and one lighter, with the darker used for detailed and shadowed areas, and the lighter for highlights.

This technique allows for greater depth and contrast in a monochromatic image, making it ideal for artistic prints, photo books, and album covers.

Related terms

Four-Colour Process
Process Colours

Related support guides

Colour Guide


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