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Gold Replacement

Discussion in 'Logo Design & Brand Identity Forum:' started by cmykme, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. cmykme

    cmykme Junior Member


    Has anyone found on their travels a good solid un-coated Pantone colour that could replace a gold metallic?

    Can't decide on a few in a Pantone book so just wondered if anyone had had any pleasing results?

  2. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    It's worth checking with your printer, golds or four colour representations of gold print differently on each of our machines.

    A Litho printer should know what's best and a digital printer should be happy to run some tests for you,

  3. just curios, why would you be replacing a Metalic pantone with a regular pantone? as printing wise they are the same cost....
  4. Tom Sound

    Tom Sound Active Member

    Don't you know there's a global gold shortage!

  5. cmykme

    cmykme Junior Member

    Thanks for the replies, some good suggestions.

    Alex, that makes a lot of sense. I think when I asked I meant gold foil, although I did not write this and make that clear :(

    In your experience how would a Metallic Pantone stand off against 100% Black?


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