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Limited Edition Formula Guide Coated and Uncoated, Pantone Color of the Year 2018 Ultra Violet


The best-selling guide in the world for design inspiration, colour specification and printing accuracy - now available as a limited edition to celebrate the Pantone Color of the Year 2018. Created in a very limited run of only 3,500 pieces worldwide, this special edition features a beautiful soft-touch cover that looks to the heavens, displaying the cosmos in PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet. Inside, you’ll find a full page of Ultra Violet, more about why we selected the colour for 2018 and a complete history of the past Colors of the Year. This coated and uncoated set arrives in a decorative and protective box that you may want to display on your desk all year long!

£156.00 ( inc. VAT )


  • Two portable, handheld fan decks printed on coated and uncoated paper
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb for coated and 80 lb for uncoated)
  • Soft-touch cover with exclusive additional pages, plus a decorative box in Color of the Year
  • 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 page location for each colour


  • 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