Pantone Plus Starter Guide Coated & Uncoated (GG1511) @ £43.00 ex vat
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Pantone Plus Starter Guide Coated & Uncoated (GG1511) @ £43.00 ex vat

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Start down your path of design discovery with a professional colour tool developed to help you explore your creativity and colour match accurately from inspiration through to realisation!

The Plus Series Starter Guide is a great way to begin using Pantone Colours in your design work. It’s perfect for students or anyone starting out in design.

Now Discontinued, please consider the Formula Guide as an alternative

The Starter Guide contains selections from all Plus Series Colour libraries: Pastels on Coated & Uncoated stock, Neons Coated & Uncoated, Premium Metallics Coated; Classic Metallic Coated; and Solid Colours Coated & Uncoated. In total the guide contains 543 Colours. Pages are arranged chromatically, in colour families, to enhance inspiration and creativity. An index is located at the back, to assist in locating specific colours.

The Starter Guide is a sampler of “mini” Plus Series Colour libraries, designed to introduce you to the creative flexibility and ease of using the Pantone Colour System.

Pantone set the global standard for colour management and have done so since the 1960s and are the only internationally recognised colour communication system. You can specify Colours with confidence even if your manufacturing is half a world away.

Purchase of this guide set includes a free download of Pantone Color Manager Software, worth £90 which allows upload of all the latest Colour Libraries into your favourite design applications.

Pantone Starter Guide FEATURES

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


  • A broad selection of market-driven colours, for practically unlimited creativity
  • The chromatic format makes colour selection more intuitive
  • Substrate paper stock matches popular print specifications
  • All new colours are printed using a uniform ink film thickness making them easily matched on press
  • Eliminates the guesswork in colour selection and verification
  • Easy to communicate colours by distinct number or name
  • Solid Colours (non-metallics) display the effects of coated and uncoated stocks
  • Premium Metallics can be coated with aqueous and UV coatings
  • Colours are internationally recognised for colour communication and are globally available
  • System supported by worldwide network of Pantone Licensees


  • Use for learning spot colour specification in graphic design
  • Starter Guide provides an entry point to the Pantone graphics system
  • Ink formulations provide the most accurate method for achieving printed colour


  • 1x Starter Guide Coated and Uncoated

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Part Numbers, Product Codes & Barcodes (GTINS)

  • SKU:  GG1511
  • EAN:  9781590653258
  • UPC:  849572001837
  • ASIN: 1590653254

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