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Formula Guide Coated & Uncoated

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SKU: GP1601N

The best-selling guide in the world for design inspiration, colour specification and printing accuracy, Formula Guide illustrates 1,867 Pantone spot colours with their corresponding ink formulations. Use this guide for logos and branding, marketing materials, packaging and when spot colour printing is required.

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£150.00 ( inc. VAT )


  • Two portable, handheld fan decks printed on coated and uncoated paper
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (148 gsm for coated and 118 gsm for uncoated)
  • Lighting Indicator page demonstrates when lighting conditions are suitable for colour evaluation


  • The largest colour gamut in the Pantone graphics system
  • 1,867 spot colours, including 112 new colours released in 2016
  • Each colour displayed with coordinating numbers and ink formulations
  • Colours arranged in chromatic format, with 112 new colours displayed in the front
  • Index in the back of the guides provides the numeric location for each colour
  • Tolerance aim <2dE to our master standard data


  • Use for logos and branding, marketing materials and packaging
  • Most commonly used guide in the world for brand guidelines and spot colour printing
  • Ink formulations provide the most accurate method for achieving colour on printed materials