Limited Edition Formula Guide Coated and Uncoated, Pantone Color of the Year 2020 Classic Blue

Visualize and communicate color for graphics and print

Our best-selling guide for design inspiration, color specification, and printing accuracy – now available as a limited edition to celebrate the Pantone Color of the Year 2020. This special edition coated and uncoated set features a beautiful soft-touch cover in PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a timeless and enduring blue hue elegant in its simplicity. Inside, you’ll find a full page of Classic Blue, more about why we selected the color for 2020, and a complete history of the past Colors of the Year.

Format

  • Two portable, handheld fan decks printed on coated and uncoated paper
  • Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb for coated and 80 lb for uncoated)
  • Soft-touch cover with exclusive additional pages, plus a decorative box in Color of the Year
  • Lighting Indicator page demonstrates when lighting conditions are suitable for color evaluation

Color

  • The largest color gamut in the Pantone Graphics System
  • 2,161 spot colors, including 294 new colors released in 2019
  • Each color displayed with coordinating numbers and ink formulations
  • Colors arranged chromatically
  • Index in the back of the guides provides the page location for each color

Application

  • Use for logos and branding, marketing materials, and packaging
  • Most commonly used guide in the world for brand guidelines and spot color printing
  • Ink formulations help printers accurately achieve Pantone Spot colors on printed materials
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