Wedding Invitation Option Q&A: Pantone Colors

What are Pantone colors?

Pantone colors are a set of standard colors for printing. Each color is specified by a single number. Pantone colors are used mostly in offset and letterpress printing. You can find Pantone colors here. Just keep in mind that colors look different on your monitor than they do in real life, and can be affected by the underlying paper color.

Digital offset printing uses CMYK colors, created using individual pixels of Cyan (C), Magenta (M), Yellow (Y), and Black (K). Many Pantone colors have a close CMYK match, but some are more difficult to reproduce.