pentagram: pantone 2013 calendar
pentagram: pantone 2013 calendar
jan 02, 2013

pentagram: pantone 2013 calendar

2013 pantone calendar by pentagram


the 2013 pantone calendar designed by pentagram’s eddie opara and brankica harvey promotes a color for each month.

published by abrams, the pantone 2013 calendar re-contextualizes the familiar PMS chips into colorful ‘digitized’ images for each month. the ‘pixels’ of the images resemble the chips, with colors identified as specific PMS numbers.


pentagram: pantone 2013 calendar


pantone also forecasts an official ‘color’ for the coming year (emerald 17-5641 is the color of 2013) and the calendar similarly selects a hue for each month. the grid of the wall calendar looks like a series of pantone color chips, with the days of the month ranging through the shades of the featured color. in the engagement calendar these shades appear along the side, like a specifier.


pentagram: pantone 2013 calendardetails of the 2013 pantone wall calendar


pentagram have also designed a pocket version of the calendarimages of which can be found here.

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