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PANTONE Matching System

Match that perfect colour like never before.

Match that perfect colour like never before.

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  • PANTONE Matching System

    Pantone PLUS Series - the next generation Pantone Matching System. The new PLUS Series takes what designers and printers love and know about Pantone Matching System and supercharges it with a host of new colours, features and tools.

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    These new PLUS SERIES FORMULA GUIDES are the updated versions of the indispensable PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® tools for selecting, specifying and matching solid PANTONE Colors. Graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers now have 1,341 colour choices – all of the current PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Colors plus 224 new, market-proven hues – in a new chromatic arrangement.

    • PANTONE PLUS SOLID CHIPS COATED AND UNCOATED

      Solid Chips Coated & Uncoated

      The PANTONE PLUS SERIES SOLID CHIPS two-book set contains all 1,755 colours from the PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM in a convenient chip format that you can apply to artwork and digital files for easy and consistent colour communication. SOLID CHIPS are a timeless and indispensible tool for graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers.

      More than 600 colours have been added since 2010, so make sure you are working with the newest colours! All new colours have been specially formulated to print using a uniform ink film thickness, making them easily matched on press. Each individual loose-leaf-style page contains seven colours, with six tear-out chips for each. Individual replacement pages are available for replenishing frequently used colours.

      Our Artist Edition Cover Series continues with new artwork from the members of our PANTONE CANVAS Portfolio Sharing community, adding lively colour to any workspace.

      Pantone has created the only internationally recognized colour communication system. You can specify PANTONE Colors with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

      This product includes a free download of PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software, a $49 value, upon completion of product registration. This powerful software allows you to bring PANTONE Colors into your favorite design applications.

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      Features

      • 1,755 solid PANTONE Colors
      • Tear-out chips on replaceable 3-ring binder pages
      • Text-weight stock
      • PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Color locator index
      • Each colour identified with a distinct PANTONE Number or name
      • Colors bleed for ease and accuracy in checking colours

      Benefits

      • Broad selection of market-driven colours, for practically unlimited creativity
      • Chromatic format makes colour selection more intuitive
      • Replacement pages provide economical means of keeping books fresh and complete
      • Substrate paper stock matches popular print specifications and is environmentally sensitive
      • Compatible with today’s digital workflows – colours easily updated in leading design applications
      • All new solid colours are created using the existing 14 PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Basic Color Inks - no new equipment or training is necessary
      • All new colours are printed using a uniform ink film thickness making them easily matched on press
      • Eliminates guesswork in colour selection and verification
      • Easy to communicate colours by distinct number or name
      • Shows the effect of coated and uncoated stocks on each colour
      • System supported by worldwide network of PANTONE Licensees
    • FORMULA GUIDE Solid Coated & Solid Uncoated

      Solid Chips Coated & UncoatedThe "must have" guides for designers, printers and colour decision makers.

      • Match PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® (PMS) Solid Colors
        on press
      • Two-guide set with 1,755 colours
      • Each colour displayed with colour numbers and ink formulations

      This set features a total of 1,755 PANTONE Solid Color choices on both coated and uncoated papers to inspire creativity and specify with confidence. Ink formulations are provided to aid printers in mixing colours.

      Includes a free download of PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software, a $49 value, upon product registration. This powerful software allows you to easily use the latest PANTONE Colors in your favorite design applications.

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      Features

      • 1,755 solid PANTONE Colors
      • Portable fan guide format
      • Text-weight paper
      • Free PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Ink mixing formulas in parts
      • Artist Edition Covers featuring artwork from our PANTONE CANVAS Portfolio Sharing community
      • Includes ColorChecker® Lighting Indicator to aid in lighting evaluation

      Benefits

      • Broad selection of market-driven colours, for practically unlimited creativity
      • Chromatic format makes colour selection more intuitive
      • Substrate paper stock matches popular print specifications
      • Compatible with today’s digital workflows – colours easily updated in leading design applications
      • All new colours are printed using a uniform ink film thickness making them easily matched on press
      • Eliminates guesswork in colour selection and verification
      • Easy to communicate colours by distinct number or name
      • Shows the effect of coated and uncoated stocks on each colour
      • Included lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching
      • Included colour-correction tool enables easy colour balancing and creative control of digital images
      • System supported by worldwide network of PANTONE Licensees

      Please note: FORMULA GUIDES do not contain CMYK, sRGB or HTML values. If you are looking for these specific values, the PANTONE COLOR BRIDGE® or CMYK Guides may be the right guides for you.

    • PANTONE Color Bridge® Coated

      Color Bridge CoatedAn essential guide for designers, pre-press and printers – now with 644 new colours!

      Bridge solid PANTONE Colors for process printing or web design. The PANTONE PLUS SERIES COLOR BRIDGE Coated provides process colour simulations of all solid PANTONE Colors – including all 644 exciting new market-ready hues – in a convenient side-by-side comparison format, on coated stock. Now graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers have more colours than ever to unleash their passion and let their creativity soar!

      Pantone is the only internationally recognized colour communication system. You can specify PANTONE Colors with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

      An invaluable multi-use colour reference tool, COLOR BRIDGE can be used to select and specify solid PANTONE Colors, to determine how a PANTONE Color will appear when reproduced in CMYK, or to create optimal display of PANTONE Colors on monitors and web pages. HTML and sRGB values are provided, for applying colour selections across media.

      All new colours have been specially formulated to print using a uniform ink film thickness, making them easily matched on press. Ink formulations are provided to aid printers in mixing colours. Includes colour index, lighting evaluation tool, digital image colour-correction tool and software to update your design applications with the latest colours.

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      Features

      • Contains all 1737 PANTONE Solid Colors, on coated stock
      • Chromatically arranged portable fan guide format
      • Process matches with CMYK screen tint percentages displayed next to each solid colour
      • sRGB and HTML values for solid colours
      • Colors bleed for ease and accuracy of checking colours
      • Text-weight paper stock
      • PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Color locator index
      • Each colour identified with a distinct PANTONE Number or name
      • Icons mark colours that can be satisfactorily reproduced in CMYK and/or RGB
      • Includes ColorChecker® Lighting Indicator to aid in lighting evaluation
      • Includes ColorChecker Primer for colour correcting images

      Benefits

      • One guide, multiple uses
      • Saves money knowing when a spot can be adequately produced in CMYK
      • Screen tint percentages serve as a starting point for adjusting the colour match if desired
      • Eliminates undesirable colour surprises before incurring costly pre-production and printing expenses
      • Optimally display colours on monitors and web pages
      • Visualizes solid PANTONE Colors on the most popular paper stock
      • Portable format provides convenience and fast access to colour data
      • Included lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching
      • Included colour correction tool enables easy colour balancing and creative control of digital images
    • PANTONE Color Bridge® Uncoated

      Color Bridge UncoatedAn essential guide for designers, pre-press and printers – now with 644 new colours!

      Bridge solid PANTONE Colors for process printing or web design. The PANTONE PLUS SERIES COLOR BRIDGE Uncoated provides process colour simulations of all solid PANTONE Colors – including all 644 exciting new market-ready hues – in a convenient side-by-side comparison format, on uncoated stock. Now graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers have more colours than ever to unleash their passion and let their creativity soar!

      Pantone is the only internationally recognized colour communication system. You can specify PANTONE Colors with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

      An invaluable multi-use colour reference tool, COLOR BRIDGE can be used to select and specify solid PANTONE Colors, to determine how a PANTONE Color will appear when reproduced in CMYK, or to create optimal display of PANTONE Colors on monitors and web pages. HTML and sRGB values are provided, for applying colour selections across media.

      All new colours have been specially formulated to print using a uniform ink film thickness, making them easily matched on press. Ink formulations are provided to aid printers in mixing colours. Includes colour index, lighting evaluation tool, digital image colour-correction tool and software to update your design applications with the latest colours.

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      Features

      • Contains all PANTONE Solid Colors, on uncoated stock
      • Chromatically arranged portable fan guide format
      • Process matches with CMYK screen tint percentages displayed next to each solid colour
      • sRGB and HTML values for solid colours
      • Colors bleed for ease and accuracy of checking colours
      • Text-weight paper stock
      • PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Color locator index
      • Each colour identified with a distinct PANTONE Number or name
      • Icons mark colours that can be satisfactorily reproduced in CMYK and/or RGB
      • Includes ColorChecker® Lighting Indicator to aid in lighting evaluation
      • Includes ColorChecker Primer for colour correcting images

      Benefits

      • One guide, multiple uses
      • Saves money knowing when a spot can be adequately produced in CMYK
      • Screen tint percentages serve as a starting point for adjusting the colour match if desired
      • Eliminates undesirable colour surprises before incurring costly pre-production and printing expenses
      • Optimally display colours on monitors and web pages
      • Visualizes solid PANTONE Colors on the most popular paper stock
      • Portable format provides convenience and fast access to colour data
      • Included lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching
      • Included colour correction tool enables easy colour balancing and creative control of digital images
    • PANTONE COLOR BRIDGE® Coated & Uncoated

      Color Bridge SetAn essential guide for designers, pre-press and printers – including all 644 exciting new hues!

      Bridge solid PANTONE Colors for process printing or web design. The PANTONE PLUS SERIES COLOR BRIDGE Set provides process colour simulations of all solid PANTONE Colors – including all 644 exciting new market-ready hues – in a convenient side-by-side comparison format, on coated and uncoated stock. Now graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers have more colours than ever to unleash their passion and let their creativity soar!

      Pantone is the only internationally recognised colour communication system. You can specify PANTONE Colors with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

      An invaluable multi-use colour reference tool, COLOR BRIDGE can be used to select and specify solid PANTONE Colors, to determine how a PANTONE Color will appear when reproduced in CMYK, or to create optimal display of PANTONE Colors on monitors and web pages. HTML and sRGB values are provided, for applying colour selections across media.

      All new colours have been specially formulated to print using a uniform ink film thickness, making them easily matched on press. Ink formulations are provided to aid printers in mixing colours. Includes colour index, lighting evaluation tool, digital image colour-correction tool, and software to update your design applications with the latest colours

      Set of two guides, coated and uncoated.

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      Features

      • Contains all 1,737 PANTONE Solid Colors, on coated and uncoated stock
      • Portable fan guide format
      • Process matches with CMYK screen tint percentages displayed next to each solid colour
      • sRGB and HTML values for solid colours
      • Colors bleed for ease and accuracy of checking colours
      • Text-weight paper stock
      • PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Color locator index
      • Each colour identified with a distinct PANTONE Number or name
      • Icons mark colours that can be satisfactorily reproduced in CMYK and/or RGB
      • Includes ColorChecker® Lighting Indicator to aid in lighting evaluation
      • Includes ColorChecker Primer for colour correcting images

      Benefits

      • One guide, multiple uses
      • Saves money knowing when a spot can be adequately produced in CMYK
      • Screen tint percentages serve as a starting point for adjusting the colour match if desired
      • Eliminates undesirable colour surprises before incurring costly pre-production and printing expenses
      • Optimally display colours on monitors and web pages
      • Visualizes solid PANTONE Colors on the most popular paper stocks
      • Portable format provides convenience and fast access to colour data
      • Included lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching
      • Included colour correction tool enables easy colour balancing and creative control of digital images
      • PANTONE Colors are internationally recognized for colour communication and are globally available
      • System supported by worldwide network of PANTONE Licensees
    • PANTONE PLUS CMYK Coated & Uncoated

      Color Bridge SetPantone accuracy and convenience for four-colour printing!

      The new PLUS SERIES CMYK guides contain 2,868 CMYK colours, chromatically arranged for smoother transitions between colours and more intuitive selection. These guides are an ideal way to visualize, communicate and control colours for type, logos, borders, backgrounds and other graphics treatments. Compatible with today’s digital workflows. Screen tint percentages are provided to enable accurate colour reproduction. Printed using bio-friendly, ISO-certified inks. Text weight paper is used, to match popular print specifications. Includes colour index, lighting evaluation tool and design software. Set of two guides, coated and uncoated.

      Pantone is the only internationally recognized colour communication system. You can specify PANTONE Colors with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

      buy now

      Features

      • 2,868 process colours
      • Coated and uncoated stocks
      • Screen tint percentages are provided
      • Chromatically arranged fan format
      • Text-weight, FSC-compliant paper
      • PANTONE COLOR MANAGER Software for updating PANTONE Colors in popular design applications
      • Colour locator index
      • Includes ColorChecker® Lighting Indicator to aid in lighting evaluation
      • Includes ColorChecker® Primer for colour correcting images

      Benefits

      • Accurately select, specify and communicate colour for four-colour process printing
      • Easy location of desired colours
      • Compatible with digital workflows
      • Easily reproduce colours in process printing with supplied CMYK screen percentages
      • Shows the effect of coated and uncoated stocks on each colour
      • Provides a printed standard for colour comparison and quality control
      • All colours are reproducible within commercially accepted printing standards
      • Included lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching
      • Included colour correction tool enables easy colour balancing and creative control of digital images
    • PANTONE PLUS Solid Chips Replacement Pages

      Color Bridge SetObtaining more chips of your most frequently used PANTONE Colors and keeping your books up-to-date has never been easier.

      These replacement chip pages are for current PANTONE GOE CHIPS BOOKS and for the new PLUS SERIES CHIPS BOOKS. Please contact us if you would like to order replacement chip pages for older PANTONE CHIPS BOOKS.

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