Pantone Formula Guide Set GP1601B

£188.40 (incl. VAT)

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RRP: 188.40

The new Pantone Formula Guide Set, GP1601B, now features 2,390 spot colours arranged chromatically on both Coated (C) and Uncoated (U) paper.

The Formula Guide set has been updated with the 224 brand new PMS colours, added in December 2022. If you only need the new colours to update a recently purchased Formula Guide Set then a Supplement is available, the 224 new mixed colour reference numbers are 6001C to 6224C.

Featuring five new eco-friendly Pantone base mixing inks which are compatible with coating in print production processes, Spot ink recipes are shown for every colour.

Formula Guides contain colour reference numbers 100 to 877, 2001 to 2336, 1205 to 5875, 7401 to 7771, 4001 to 4294 and 6001 to 6224. The page numbers relate to the corresponding Solid Chips books, these have tear out chips which may be attached to artwork and sent to your clients and suppliers.

You may receive the Pantone Color of the Year (COY) cover when ordering this product depending on stock availability.

Order here to confirm purchase of the COY version 

If you need CMYK references for digital (4-colour process) printing or HTML codes then the corresponding Color Bridge Set is the product for you.

All Pantone books integrate with Pantone Connect software for Adobe Creative Cloud which allows customers to take physical Pantone colours into their digital workflow.

In stock (can be backordered)


Portable fan guide format

Easy to communicate colour

Food & Drink
Graphics Prints & Inks
Medical & Pharmaceutical
Paints & Coatings


  • 2390 solid PANTONE colours, including 224 new trend relevant colours
  • 5 new eco friendly base inks
  • If you have recently purchased a Formula Guide Set and need only the new 294 colours, these can be purchased separately in a handy supplement GP1601B-SUPL
  • Colour located index
  • Portable fan guide format
  • Ink formulas for quick matching


  • Colours are shown on Pantone Connect app
  • Easy to communicate colour by unique name or number
  • Coated and Uncoated stock on each colour (2 separate guides in the pack) to show the different effects
  • The lighting indicator tool determines if lighting conditions are suitable for accurate colour selection and matching


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