Pantone History of ColorChronicle Books
Pantone, the worldwide color authority, invites you on a rich visual tour of 100 transformative years.
In this visual feast for color nerds, hue gurus Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker identify the shades that
shaped our collective color palette. —Fast Company
From the Pale Gold (15-0927 TPX) and Almost Mauve (12-2103 TPX) of the 1900 Universal Exposition in
Paris to the Rust (18-1248 TPX) and Midnight Navy (19-4110 TPX) of the countdown to the Millennium,
the 20th century brimmed with color.
In this incredible and unique exploration of color, longtime Pantone collaborators and color gurus
Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker identify more than 200 touchstone works of art, products, décor, and
fashion, and carefully match them with 80 different official PANTONE color palettes to reveal the trends,
radical shifts, and resurgences of various hues.
A color theory book like no other, this vibrant volume takes the social temperature of our recent history
with the panache that is uniquely Pantone.