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Reference Library Plus Series Guides & Chip Books


14 books and guides, plus storage & display stand. Now Includes Free Paper Chip Savers

Reference Library contains nine fan deck guides and five chip books encompassing over 5,546 spot, spot-to-process, process and specialty spot colours to use as inspiration, for logos and branding, marketing materials, digital design and animation. The desktop display conveniently keeps the biggest collection of our most essential Graphics guides and chip books at your disposal.

Thanks to alignment with the latest in advanced PantoneLIVE digital and X-Rite hardware technology, Pantone has been able to update our Formula Guide printing process so you can enjoy our best colour yet! Find out more >

Find out more about Paper Chip Savers and the designer, Jesse Reed. Read More >

Regular Price: £1,584.00

Special Price £1,248.00 ( inc. VAT )


  • Collection includes: Formula Guide Solid Coated, Formula Guide Solid Uncoated, Color Bridge® Coated, Color Bridge® Uncoated, CMYK Coated, CMYK Uncoated, Premium Metallics Coated, Pastels & Neons Coated & Uncoated, Metallics Coated, Solid Chips Coated, Solid Chips Uncoated, Pastels & Neons Chips Coated & Uncoated, Premium Metallics Chips Coated, Metallic Chips Coated and Reference Library Display Case
  • Includes two Paper Chip Savers for easy loose chip organization and storage
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (148 gsm for coated and 118 gsm for uncoated)
  • Lighting Indicator page in guides demonstrate when lighting conditions are suitable for colour evaluation
  • Books include all current Pantone spot colours as perforated, removable paper chips
  • Each chip is 1 3/16” x 13/16”
  • Each book page provides seven Pantone colours with six individual chips per colour
  • Removable chip format has three-sided colour bleed most ideal when evaluating colour


  • Complete collection of all 1,867 traditional spot colours, 1,845 spot-to-process colours, 2,868 four-colour process colours and 811 specialty metallic, pastel and neon spot colours
  • Each colour displayed with coordinating numbers and ink formulations or values
  • Colours arranged in chromatic format, with 112 new colours displayed in the front of Formula Guide, Color Bridge guides and Solid Chips books
  • Index in the back of the guides and front of books provides numeric location for each colour
  • Tolerance aim <2dE to our master standard data