pantone: skintone guide
sep 22, 2012
pantone: skintone guide


‘skintone guide’ by pantone
image © pantone

extensive scientific research led to the creation of a pantone palette consisting of 110 distinct shades cataloged and numbered,
by the world renowned leaders in color systems, pantone. the ‘skintone guide’ has many practical applications in the worlds of beauty,
fashion, product design, photography, printing, graphic design and even medicine. complete with a full color index, the large-format swatch
presents every hue with its specific  four-digit alphanumeric value, tone and undertone, and a perforation to easily compare or visualize complexions.

see designboom’s earlier coverage of angelica dass’ similar application in art, here.

pantone skintone guide video



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each tone has an individual code for easy indexing

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image © pantone

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