Pantone Plus Series Starter Guides

The Pantone Plus Series Starter Guide is a sampler of "mini" Pantone Plus Series color libraries and a great way for beginners and students to start using Pantone colors in their design work.

Included are selections from all Pantone Plus color libraries, including Pastels (Coated and Uncoated), Neons (Coated and Uncoated), Premium Metallics (Coated), Classic Metallics (Coated), and Solid Colors (Coated and Uncoated) — 543 Pantone colors in all.

The pages are arranged chromatically, in color families, to enhance inspiration and creativity. An index assists in locating specific colors.

Features of the Pantone Plus Series Starter Guide include:

  • 543 Pantone Colors selected from all Plus Series Solid Color libraries, in a chromatically arranged fan format
  • Text-weight paper substrates
  • Each color identified by a unique Pantone name and/or number
  • All colors mixed from a set of 14 Pantone Basic Color Inks (metallics also include a metallic base)
  • Premium Metallics formulated with non-leafing, coatable inks
  • Lithographic printing ink-mixing formulas for every color in parts and/or percentages
  • Colors bleed for ease and accuracy in checking colors

Benefits include:

  • Broad selection of market-driven colors
  • Chromatic format makes color selection more intuitive
  • Substrate paper stock matches popular print specifications
  • All new colors are printed using a uniform ink film thickness, making them easily matched on press
  • Eliminates guesswork in color selection and verification
  • Ease of communicating colors by distinct number or name
  • Solid Colors (non-metallics) display the effects of coated and uncoated stocks
  • Premium Metallics can be coated with aqueous and UV coatings
  • System supported by worldwide network of Pantone licensees

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Color Starter Guide Solid


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