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Reference Library

The comprehensive colour resource for graphics and print

SKU: GPC305A

294 new trend colours added!

The Reference Library brings together Pantone’s Graphics guides and chip books in one convenient, desktop display. This comprehensive collection supports designers at every step of the process, from colour exploration and comparison to specification and quality control. Useful for inspiration and palette building, as well as designing logos and branding, marketing materials, digital and web graphics, and animation.

  • Includes eight portable fan guides and four chips books with perforated colour chips
  • Features the latest 5,894 spot, spot-to-process, process, and specialty spot colours
  • Keep all the essential Pantone Graphics tools at your fingertips
  • Compact, desktop display keeps tools tidy and accessible

£1,680.00 ( inc. VAT )

Format

  • Includes: Formula Guide (Coated & Uncoated), Color Bridge Guide (Coated & Uncoated), CMYK (Coated & Uncoated), Metallics Guide, Pastels & Neons Guide, Solid Chips Book (Coated & Uncoated), Pastels & Neons Chips Book, Metallic Chips Book, and Reference Library display stand
  • Comes with Paper Chip Savers for easy organisation and storage of loose chips
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb coated and 80 lb uncoated)
  • Guides include Lighting Indicator page to demonstrate when lighting conditions are suitable for colour evaluation
  • Chip books include all current Pantone Spot colours as perforated, removable paper chips with three-sided colour bleed, most ideal when evaluating colour
  • Each chip book page provides up to seven Pantone Colours with six individual 1.2 x 0.8 chips per colour
  • Case made from sturdy, laminated wood with scratch-resistant pads
  • Handcrafted in the U.S. from materials with low environmental impact
  • Includes screwdriver and hardware for easy assembly

Colour

  • 294 new, trend- and market-relevant graphics colours added
  • Complete collection of all 2,161 traditional spot colours, 2,139 spot-to-process colours, 2,868 four-colour process colours, and 865 specialty metallic, pastel, and neon spot colours
  • Each colour displayed with its corresponding number and ink formulation or values
  • Colours arranged in chromatic format, with new colour pages marked at top corners and integrated throughout guides and 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

Application

  • Use for designing logos and branding, marketing materials, packaging, and other print applications, as well as digital design, video, and animation
  • Chip format is ideal for building palettes and mood boards, and for colour specification, sharing and evaluation
  • Communicate consistent colour throughout workflow and supply chain
  • Provides CMYK, HTML, and RGB values for Pantone Spot colours for confident colour management across formats and printing processes
  • Display, protect, and store your collection of Pantone Guides and chip books
  • An elegant workplace solution for team and departmental access to shared colour tools
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