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Offline kspark324

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #50 on: Fri, 26 August 2022, 15:15:37 »

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Are there any other pics of the alpha color? Looks a little more navy than I would think

Agreed, the alpha blue looks pretty far off from the renders

Offline jay6889

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 29 August 2022, 23:42:09 »
Hi all,

Apologies for the radio silence since the GB ended, but I'm here today with the first major production update...

Colors have been approved after only 1 round of sampling!

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Additionally, I'm very pleased to announce that though we will not be releasing sales numbers, the set did very well. Well enough in fact, that we have been able to add a comprehensive NorDeUK kit:

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This is was submitted along with the GB kits and will be made available for purchase once vendors post their extras (or preorders, depending on the vendor).

I'd also like to welcome aboard two additional vendors who will be selling extras once the set delivers: CandyKeys (EU) and Mekanisk (Norway)! Both will be stocking the new NorDeUK kit, in additional to several of the other kits.

The alpha looks little too dark than i thought, Wish it was more brighter than that

Offline ZAND4

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #52 on: Fri, 02 September 2022, 13:27:15 »
Well, I love the color

Offline gtg465x

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #53 on: Sun, 04 September 2022, 21:25:00 »
Yeah, alpha does match the color card, but both are pretty far off from the render. The render alphas look like the color of blue jeans (a slightly faded blue), but the sample looks like the color of blue chinos…. never seen any jeans that color.

Offline Bryan

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #54 on: Mon, 05 September 2022, 09:07:11 »
I've gotta agree, the alpha's color sample and color card seem very far off from the renders. It looks way to saturated and darker.

Offline potato_panda-

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #55 on: Mon, 12 September 2022, 23:39:13 »

Colour matching is a complicated process and its almost impossible to determine if something is colour matched based on pixels on a screen. The exact same keycaps might look completely different simply based on the angle or the lighting

We should wait for the set to actually arrive before we can comment. If the colour matching really was poorly done, then i'll be raising my pitchforks too. In the meantime, if the designer wants to share the deltaE of the analysed colour compared to his chosen colours then that would be great. However, considering that this set has been rather secretive about information such as RAL colours and even final MOQ numbers, I doubt this will happen.

Offline Fredington

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Re: [GB] GMK Indigo // NorDeUK Added! Colors Approved!
« Reply #56 on: Wed, 14 September 2022, 08:13:13 »
Here are some images of the samples in different types of lighting, so you can judge for yourself:

I have never been secretive about the color codes chosen. They were posted prominently for the duration of the IC, and I will post them again here: RAL 5000, RAL 5011, and RAL 5014. If you really want to see the colors for yourself, you can purchase the RAL K5 color book for $54 on Amazon. This is what both Space and I have been using as reference.

At the end of the day, the set will always be matched to the chosen color codes, not the renders. Of course, we try our best to produce accurate renders, but many factors can affect how the renders appear to any given viewer, including the lighting environment used in the renders, as well as the viewer's monitor's color settings. With renders, you are trying to communicate a physical 3D product in a digital 2D medium, which is never going to match perfectly. Ultimately, a render is just that--a render--and comes with its usual disclaimer. This is the one on Space's product page for all his GBs:

Kindly note that the images are of 3D renders and are for illustration purposes only. The final colors may differ slightly.

I picked these three colors due to their overall hues fitting the theme, as well as their distance from each other and hence, contrast. I am confident the colors and contrast of the final product will turn out great. Hope this helps.
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