CMYK Guide – Coated & Uncoated | Pantone

The new PLUS SERIES CMYK guides contain 2,868 CMYK colors, chromatically arranged for smoother transitions between colors and more intuitive selection. These guides are an ideal way to visualize, communicate and control colors for type, logos, borders, backgrounds and other graphics treatments. Compatible with today’s digital workflows. Screen tint percentages are provided to enable accurate color reproduction. Printed using bio-friendly, ISO-certified inks. Text weight paper is used, to match popular print specifications. Includes color index, lighting evaluation tool and design software. Set of two guides, coated and uncoated.



-Two portable, handheld fan decks printed on coated and uncoated paper
-Printed to ISO Certification so colors can be consistently reproduced
-Printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb for coated and 80 lb for uncoated)
-Lighting Indicator page demonstrates when lighting conditions are suitable for color evaluation


-Includes 16 distinct colors per page arranged in numeric and chromatic format
-Each color displayed with coordinating numbers and values
-Screen tint percentages provided for four base inks


-Use when designing for four-color process printing
-Allows for the most common and most affordable printing process
-Appropriate for inspiration and creating designs when color accuracy is not critical

Important: On computer screens PANTONE colors do not apply completely authentic. We recommend to purchase a physical PANTONE color fan deck to be sure of the correct color.