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REFERENCE LIBRARY

REFERENCE LIBRARY

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  • Everything you need to select, design with, specify, and match over 10,000 PANTONE Colors
  • The most comprehensive PANTONE PLUS SERIES color reference set available
  • Includes 14 books and guides, plus storage and display stand

With over 10,000 PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® Colors, the PANTONE REFERENCE LIBRARY is the most comprehensive collection of all solid, solid-to-process, process-only and special effects colors. It offers agencies, design departments, printers or schools ultimate flexibility and accessibility for inspiration, creation, specification, matching and approving color.

Collection includes:

PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE Solid Coated

PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE Solid Uncoated

PANTONE SOLID CHIPS Coated

PANTONE SOLID CHIPS Uncoated

PANTONE COLOR BRIDGE® Coated

PANTONE COLOR BRIDGE® Uncoated

PANTONE CMYK Coated

PANTONE CMYK Uncoated

PANTONE METALLICS Coated

PANTONE METALLIC CHIPS Coated

PANTONE PREMIUM METALLICS Coated

PANTONE PREMIUM METALLICS CHIPS Coated

PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS Coated & Uncoated

PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS CHIPS Coated & Uncoated

  • FORMULA GUIDE Solid Coated & Uncoated Set: This two-guide set features 1,867 Solid Colors printed on both coated and uncoated paper - a must-have tool for designers, printers and color decision makers. Best used for specifyingand approving Spot Colors in graphic projects especially logos, branded designs and packaging.
  • COLOR BRIDGE Coated & UncoatedSet: A multi-purpose tool for printers, graphic and web designers. Best used for determining how 1,845 Solid Colors will look when reproduced through four-color printing process as well as when displayed through digital media.
  • CMYKGuides: Containing 2,868 CMYK colors on both coated and uncoated paper, this set allows designers the opportunity to visualize, communicate and control process colors for type, logos, borders, backgrounds and other graphic treatments.
  • METALLICS Coated:301 exquisite metallic colors that enable designers to add luminescence and a refined elegance to logos, packaging and branded projects.
  • PREMIUM METALLICS Coated: 300 sizzling metallic color swatches developed to meet industry popularity of special-effect inks that can be durable, easily coated and printed without fear of any loss in luster, tarnishing or blemishing.
  • PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS Coated & Uncoated: 154 soothing pastel colors and 56 hot neons for designers to use in graphic and packaging designs when softness, pop and/or vibrancy are essential.
  • CHIPS BOOKS: Collection of all PANTONESolid, METALLICS, PREMIUM METALLICS and PASTELS & NEON COLOR CHIP BOOKS to match coordinating guides that allow designers optimal color communication flexibility and versatility, can be built into color stories, re-arranged, attached onto design files, presentation and mood boards and then conveniently transported or shipped globally to represent exact color intent.
  • All fourteen guides and books come with a sturdy and contemporary desktop storage stand.
  • A lighting indicator tool can be found at the back of each guide, allowing the user to instantly understand if current lighting conditions are suitable for accurate color evaluation and matching.
  • Purchase of this guide set includes a free download ofPANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software, a $49 value. PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software allows upload of all the latest Pantone Color Libraries into your favorite design applications.

Specifications

  • Fourteen total guides and books
  • Sets demonstrate the effects of solid and process printing on both coated and uncoated stocks for each color
  • 1,867 solid colors and ink formulations (FORMULA GUIDE Solid Coated & Uncoated)
  • 1,845 solid colors CMYK, HTML/Hexand sRGB values (COLOR BRIDGE Coated & Uncoated)
  • 2,868 process colors (CMYKGuides Coated & Uncoated)
  • 301 solid metallic color and ink formulations (METALLICS Coated)
  • 300 solid premium metallic colors and ink formulations (PREMIUM METALLICS Coated)
  • 154 solid pastels and 56 solid neon colors with ink formulations (PASTELS & NEONS Coated & Uncoated)
  • Substrate: Ink on most commonly used industry text-weight paper
  • All colors are printed using a uniform ink film thickness
  • PANTONEColors are internationally recognized for color communication and are globally available
  • System supported by worldwide network of PANTONELicensees
  • Individual guide size: 1 5/8" x 9 1/4"
  • Individual book size: 10-1/4 x 8-5/8"
  • ISBN #: 978-1-590654-10-1
  • UPC #: 849572005491
  • Mailer Dimensions: 21.25” x 18.5” x 11”

HOW TO USE

  • Locate colors chromatically or by number by using the indexes found immediately after the colors (common to all guides excluding CMYK Coated & Uncoated) or in the front of the CHIPS BOOKS.
  • Individual CHIPS BOOKreplacement pages can be ordered when frequently used colours require replenishment.
  • Compare and evaluate colours only under optimal lighting conditions. Use the lighting indicator tool found at the back of the guides or a light booth supporting either D65 or D50 light sources.
  • Over time, any and all papers will yellow and inks will fade. In order to ensure you have the most accurate colour for specification and evaluation, Pantone recommends that you replace your guides and books annually.

DOWNLOADS

PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software updates PANTONE Colors in popular design applications. To utilise the free PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software included with purchase of this product, please note the following minimum suggested hardware requirements:

  • Macintosh:
    * MacOS X 10.8or later
    * 1GB RAM
    * Intel® Processor
    * 1GB of available disk space
    * Monitor resolution of 1024x768 pixels or higher
    * DVD drive or high-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update
  • Windows®:
    * Microsoft®Windows® XP® 32 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
    * Microsoft® Windows Vista® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
    * Microsoft® Windows 7® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
    * Microsoft® Windows 8® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
    * 1GB RAM
    * Intel® Pentium® IV or AMD® Athlon® XP or better CPU
    * 1GB of available disk space
    * Monitor resolution of 1024x768 pixels or higher
    * Network adaptor installed and driver loaded
    * DVD drive or high-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update

For further assistance or questions regarding registration or installation of the PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software, please visit PANTONE HELP CENTER, call us at +44 (0)1233 225 450 or email us at infoeuro@pantone.com.

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