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Pantone Launches Online Community
« on: December 04, 2007, 07:05:38 AM »
Pantone Launches Online Community to Inspire Creative Professionals and Color Enthusiasts
Network, Create and Share Color Palettes at myPANTONE.com


(Press Release)
Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Pantone, Inc., the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced myPANTONE.com, an online community for creative professionals and color enthusiasts dedicated to color exploration, inspiration and palette sharing. Users can join myPANTONE.com free-of-charge and explore the latest Pantone-forecasted trend palettes for graphics, fashion, home and interiors, or review, post comments and rate other member's palettes. Users can also download the myPANTONE™ palettes software at no cost to create and share their own color palettes.

myPANTONE.com works in conjunction with the recently announced myPANTONE palettes software, an interactive color workspace for working with colors and a component of the new PANTONE Goe™ System. Members of myPANTONE.com can begin creating palettes immediately, or purchase electronic versions of their favorite PANTONE® Libraries to generate palettes.

All Goe System products include myPANTONE palettes software and electronic versions of the PANTONE Goe System and PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® libraries at no additional cost. Other libraries available for purchase include PANTONE FASHION + HOME and PANTONE PAINTS + INTERIORS. Members of myPANTONE.com also have access to a wealth of color-related news, tips and tools to enhance their color expertise.

"myPANTONE.com is a source of inspiration and a way for creative professionals to connect with others who share similar creative interests to gain their feedback and insight," said Doris Brown, vice president of marketing for Pantone. "There is an abundance of information for members to explore, from the latest palettes driving trends in the design industries to professional design tips and techniques. Members can also use myPANTONE.com to share and gain feedback from clients on color palettes for new projects, before moving too far along in the design process."

Integration with myPANTONE palettes software

myPANTONE palettes software provides multiple ways to select colors. Users can select custom colors from color pickers, imported images, colors on their computer desktop, established PANTONE Libraries or according to color harmonies: monochromatic, analogous, complementary, split complementary, triadic and tetradic colors.

After selecting individual colors, users can drag and drop them within the myPalettes area to create a color palette. They also have the ability to view any saved palettes, print, export, organize and lock palettes, as well as edit individual color properties. When communicating colors, members can utilize the myPalette reader to convey details of the palette, the usage of the colors and any other details pertaining to the palette. A built-in utility lets them upload palettes to myPANTONE.com.

Pricing & Availability
Color enthusiasts can join myPANTONE.com immediately, free-of-charge. Site visitors can also download the myPANTONE palettes software free-of-charge at www.myPANTONE.com. The PANTONE Goe System Library is available for U.S. $10.00. The PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM, PANTONE FASHION + HOME and PANTONE PAINTS + INTERIORS Libraries are available for U.S. $19.99 each. Pricing for Goe System products can be found at www.pantone.com.

About Pantone, Inc.
Pantone, Inc. has been the world's color authority for more than 45 years, providing design professionals with products and services for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity. Always a source for color inspiration, Pantone now offers paint and designer-inspired products and services for consumers. More information is available at www.pantone.com.

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