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Pantone® Reference Library

Pantone Reference Library is the most comprehensive collection of all solid, solid-to-process, process-only and special effects Pantone colors available. This set offers agencies, design departments, printers and/or schools ultimate flexibility and accessibility for inspiration, creation, specification, matching and approving color.

The Reference Library includes:

  • Pantone® Formula Guide Solid Coated
  • Pantone® Formula Guide Solid Uncoated
  • Pantone® Solid Chips Coated
  • Pantone® Solid Chips Uncoated
  • Pantone® Color Bridge Coated
  • Pantone® Color Bridge Uncoated
  • Pantone® CMYK Coated
  • Pantone® CMYK Uncoated
  • Pantone® Metallics Coated
  • Pantone® Metallic Chips Coated
  • Pantone® Premium Metallics Coated
  • Pantone® Premium Metallics Chips Coated
  • Pantone® Pastels & Neons Coated & Uncoated
  • Pantone® Pastels & Neons Chip Coated & Uncoated

Features of Pantone Reference Library

The Pantone Reference Library has everything you need to select, design, specify and match over 10,000 Pantone colors - which includes the 112 new colors released in 2016. This set includes 14 boks and guides, plus a display stand and storage solution. Get the most comprehensive Pantone Plus Series color set available!

Purchase of this guide set includes a free download of Pantone Color Manager Software, a $49 value. Pantone Color Manager Software allows upload of all the latest Pantone Color Libraries into your favorite design applications.

  • Formula Guide Solid Coated & Uncoated Set: This two-guide set features 1,867 Solid Colors printed on both coated and uncoated paper - a must-have tool for designers, printers and color decision makers. Best used for specifying and approving Spot Colors in graphic projects especially logos, branded designs and packaging.

  • Color Bridge Coated & Uncoated Set: A multi-purpose tool for printers, graphic and web designers. Best used for determining how 1,845 Solid Colors will look when reproduced through four-color printing process as well as when displayed through digital media.

  • CMYK Guides: Containing 2,868 CMYK colors on both coated and uncoated paper, this set allows designers the opportunity to visualize, communicate and control process colors for type, logos, borders, backgrounds and other graphic treatments.

  • Metallics Coated: 301 exquisite metallic colors that enable designers to add luminescence and a refined elegance to logos, packaging and branded projects.

  • Premium Metallics Coated: 300 sizzling metallic color swatches developed to meet industry popularity of special-effect inks that can be durable, easily coated and printed without fear of any loss in luster, tarnishing or blemishing.

  • Pantone Pastels & Neons Coated & Uncoated: 154 soothing pastel colors and 56 hot neons for designers to use in graphic and packaging designs when softness, pop and/or vibrancy are essential.

  • Chip Books: Collection of all Pantone Solid, Metallics, Premium Metallics and Pastels & Neon Color Chip Books to match coordinating guides that allow designers optimal color communication flexibility and versatility, can be built into color stories, re-arranged, attached onto design files, presentation and mood boards and then conveniently transported or shipped globally to represent exact color intent.

  • All fourteen guides and books come with a sturdy and contemporary desktop storage stand.

  • A lighting indicator tool can be found at the back of each guide, allowing the user to instantly understand if current lighting conditions are suitable for accurate color evaluation and matching.

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  • Fourteen total guides and books
  • Sets demonstrate the effects of solid and process printing on both coated and uncoated stocks for each color
  • 1,867 solid colors and ink formulations (Formula Guide Solid Coated & Uncoated)
  • 1,845 solid colors CMYK, HTML/Hex and sRGB values (Color Bridge Coated & Uncoated)
  • 2,868 process colors (CMYK Guides Coated & Uncoated)
  • 301 solid metallic color and ink formulations (Metallics Coated)
  • 300 solid premium metallic colors and ink formulations (Premium Metallics Coated)
  • 154 solid pastels and 56 solid neon colors with ink formulations (Pastels & Neons Coated & Uncoated)
  • Substrate: Ink on most commonly used industry text-weight paper
  • All colors are printed using a uniform ink film thickness
  • Pantone Colors are internationally recognized for color communication and are globally available
  • System supported by worldwide network of Pantone Licensees
  • Individual guide size: 1 5/8" x 9 1/4"
  • Individual book size: 10-1/4 x 8-5/8"

Pantone Color Manager Software Requirements

Macintosh:

  • MacOS X 10.8
  • 1GB RAM
  • Intel® Processor
  • 1GB of available disk space
  • Monitor resolution of 1024x768 pixels or higher
  • DVD drive or high-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update

Windows®:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP® 32 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
  • Microsoft® Windows Vista® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
  • Microsoft® Windows 7® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
  • Microsoft® Windows 8® 32 or 64 bit (with latest Service Packs and updates installed)
  • 1GB RAM
  • Intel® Pentium® IV or AMD® Athlon® XP or better CPU
  • 1GB of available disk space
  • Monitor resolution of 1024x768 pixels or higher
  • Network adaptor installed and driver loaded
  • DVD drive or high-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update 

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