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Essentials Guide Set

Versatility, variety, and value for graphics and print


The Essentials Guide Set bundles six of Pantone’s top-selling graphics tools into an affordable, portable starter kit. Useful for both designers and design students at all stages of the workflow, from finding colour inspiration and communicating colour, to verifying colour accuracy and translating spot colours to CMYK, HTML, or RGB.

  • Includes Formula Guide (Coated & Uncoated), Color Bridge (Coated & Uncoated), and CMYK (Coated & Uncoated)
  • Comes with a convenient carrying case for travel and storage
  • Offers a total of 4,735 market-driven spot, spot-to-process, and process colours
  • An on-the-go reference ideal for school, studio, stakeholder meetings, and press checks

Regular Price: £558.00

Special Price £474.30 ( inc. VAT )


  • Six portable, handheld fan decks in a convenient carrying case
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb coated and 80 lb uncoated)
  • Lighting Indicator pages demonstrate when lighting conditions are suitable for colour evaluation


  • Complete collection of all 1,867 traditional spot colours, 1,845 spot-to-process colours, and 2,868 four-colour process colours
  • Each colour displayed with its coordinating number and ink formulation or values
  • Colours arranged in chromatic format, with index at the back of the guides indicating numeric location
  • Tolerance aim <2dE to our master standard data


  • Use throughout the design process from inspiration to press check
  • Ideal for comparing spot-to-process colour when CMYK printing is required
  • Use for print materials, branding and logos, packaging, digital design, and animation
  • Offers 4,735 total spot and four-colour process colours at a value price
  • Ink formulations help printers accurately achieve Pantone Spot Colours on printed materials
  • Compact size travels from school, to studio, to stakeholder meetings and press checks

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