At I/O Color, we combine our skills in photography, offset and digital printing, color science, and digital layout tools with the appreciation of fine paper, cloth, and materials. The resulting objects remain true to your vision, made responsibly from sustainable resources, and with a legacy to be proud of.


With over twenty years of print color management expertise, our team is uniquely qualified to take your project from ordinary to outstanding. Clients work closely with our experienced prepress team to produce print ready files and digital proofs. Printers appreciate our dedication to process control and trust I/O Color poofs to be easy to run on press, saving valuable time and producing extraordinary results.

print management

I/O Color works closely with premium printers in Asia and Europe to guarantee beautiful results for each project. We have a long-standing relationship with Artron Art Group and together we have printed some of the world’s most beautiful art and photography books. Our close partnership with printers allows you to combine our expertise in prepress with the finest printing offshore, resulting in books that have the highest quality–value relationship possible.

Digital Capture

From our digital copy stand to our custom panoramic system for large artwork, museums, collectors, and artists rely on us to get the most nuanced detail possible. We have pioneered raked lighting techniques for works on paper to focus-stacking for large objects that need sharpness beyond what conventional lenses can provide.

color management

We pioneered implementation of ICC based processes in the stock photo and offshore print markets. Our understanding of the process goes way beyond ISO standards into advanced methods for achieving the highest quality reproductions using new ink sets and screening methods. Decades of expertise and absolute diligence to process control give us the edge in understanding how to achieve superb results from start to finish.

Get in touch!

For more information about our services or to discuss your creative project, please contact Stephanie Lock directly, or send us a message using the form.

While we love having visitors, please email or call to make an appointment if you would like to discuss your project in person. We want to make sure we’re prepared to help you as best we can.

We are a partner of Marquand Books.

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I/O Color

3131 Western Ave
Suite 522
Seattle, WA


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