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A client came to me with their logo for a campaign and wanted me to do the collaterals. I did a few thing for her. Now she wants me to give her the names of pantone colors matching the exact two colors in her logo. How do I find the pantone shades for them? Please help! Thanks

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  • The best way to choose would be with a Pantone Color Book. Sounds like to me they don't have Pantone colors chosen yet, so you have the luxury to choose them for her, whether with the book or digital.
    – ispaany
    Sep 13, 2016 at 19:58

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Official Pantone Color Finder:

www.pantone.com/color-finder

In the long term you might want to get yourself a paper guide. But they are expensive ... www.pantone.com/fashion-home-interiors/paper-products

Maybe you could go to a local print shop or design studio in your area and ask them to have a look at their paper guide.

Update: As @Rafael pointed out in the comments, the web picker from Pantone doesn't accept RGB or HEX. So here is:

How to pick a Pantone color in Photoshop:

  1. Select your color with the color picker and click 'Color Libraries':

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  1. From the 'Book' dropdown menu select your preferred Pantone scale.

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  1. Pick the Pantone color you like best. (Photoshop will suggest one.)
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  • The problem with that page is that you can not input a hex, rgb cmyk values. Only another Pantone color. Another thing is that if you input one color that has no exact match, it spits back a ton of diferent options.
    – Rafael
    Sep 13, 2016 at 14:44
  • @Rafael True. I didn't notice that. Thanks for pointing it out. I have added a different method in my answer ...
    – user76013
    Sep 13, 2016 at 17:50

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