What Is A Pantone Color?

How do I find a Pantone color?

Select window > colour and swatches.

Colour box reveals your pantone reference, for example: Pantone 2975C (C = coated, U = uncoated) If the colour box does not give you a pantone reference it will show a CMYK breakdown.

If you want a pantone colour, your creative agency will help you to find the closest match.

How does Pantone color work?

2020: Classic Blue 19-4052

This deep blue is classic, elegant and timeless. The sensation that this color gives the viewer is a bit of a surprise since it’s a color we are used to having around us. According to The Pantone Institute, that exactly was the main idea.

What is the Pantone color for 2020?

Classic Blue

How many Pantone colors are there?

Pantone Formula Guides and Solid Chips contain 1,867 solid (spot) Pantone Matching System Colors for printing ink on paper. The majority of these colors are referred to using a three- or four-digit number followed by a C or U.

Do all Pantone colors have names?

These colors all come with a number format of two digits hyphen four digits and the suffix of TPG or TCX. Being as these colors are separate from the graphics/ink guides and were developed later they have been given ‘names’ to go along with the number specification.

What is Pantone color of the year?

Pantone Color of the Year. Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

The Pantone Color Institute offers designers, marketers, creators and brands a chance to work together and build a strong and powerful color presence. As the leading color matching system, their knowledge of color is unparalleled. They are the experts in how color affects not only design but also consumerism.

Why are Pantone colors important?

Why are Pantone colors important? Pantone colors are hugely important for color consistency. They allow designers to color match specific colors when they have designs that are beginning to enter the production stage – no matter what equipment is being used to produce the design.

What is the difference between Pantone C and U?

C stands for Coated paper, U stands for Uncoated paper. The different letters are meant for graphic programs to best simulate the paper type the art will be printed on. Use PMS 250U if you know your jobs being printed on an uncoated paper or PMS 250C if it’s being printed on a coated paper.

What color is not a primary color?

The three primary colors are red, blue and yellow, they can be mixed together to create other colors. So green is not a primary color but it can be made by mixing blue and yellow.

What does Pantone up mean?

CP = coated paper, process simulation, i.e., PANTONE 185 CP (used in PANTONE+ COLOR BRIDGE COATED). UP = uncoated paper, process simulation, i.e., PANTONE 185 UP (used in PANTONE+ COLOR BRIDGE UNCOATED).