Additive Color System


Additive Color System

Grafik-Design deals with different color systems. One of that is the so called subtractive color system which is used for printing with printing colors CMYK: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. One other system is the additive color system.

You are going to meet that system nearly everywhere. Even now, while reading this article, you are dealing with the additive color system. This color system is based on red, green and blue light.


Mixing these lights, let them focus on one point, we will get white light.

Computer displays and TV sets work with the additive color system.

This systen is also called RGB mode.

No light is black and dark, just like the night.


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