With the Color Atlas by Archroma, see your color ideas come to life.

When we set out to create the Color Atlas by Archroma®, the goal was to create an empowering color tool, one that would help you find the exact color you need for your specific application. That’s why the book’s format and layout has been specifically designed for ease of use by using intuitive color IDs to help you find your colors quickly. Our colors have been formulated with products that comply with leading international eco-standards, and technical support is available through Archroma’s global offices for every color. Engineered Color Standards empowered by NFC technology (patent pending) are also available for all colors and are reproducible in production.

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Cotton Library

  • 4,320 on-trend colors for complete and smooth coverage of color space with few overlapping colors and color gaps
  • Accordion design allows book to be stood up or hung on a wall
  • Colors formulated with dyes that comply with leading international eco-standards
  • Secure double tabs allow cotton poplin swatches to be easily removed
  • Unique color layout developed for designers
  • Color flow is lightest at top and brightest at right for consistency
  • 6-volume book set

Polyester Library

  • 1,440 new colors ranging from neutral earth tones to vibrant colors selected in collaboration with fashion, sportswear and trend experts
  • Over 100 neon/fluorescent colors included
  • Secure yet removable polyester swatches
  • Formulated by technical experts to meet performance requirements of the most demanding segments (such as high washfastness for sportswear)
  • Colorful book covers indicate the shades that lie within each book, making it easy to find your color
  • Two Volume Book Set

Compact Cotton Library

  • Compact 2-volume book set containing all 6 volumes of the Cotton Library
  • 4,320 colors on 100% cotton poplin fabric
  • 1 in x 1 in (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) secure fabric chips
  • Unique color layout developed for designers

Color Atlas Online

  • Popular "color on the go" mobile-friendly tool
  • Ability to use your mobile device to take photos, or to use existing images to search the library to find matching colors
  • Online color search includes RGB, Hex, L*a*b*, and .qtx
  • Easy online color browsing
  • Alternate substrate achievability
  • Eco Compliance information for every color
  • Dedicated color pages with dyeing recipes, technical support, and visual representation of similar colors
  • New feature includes colors achievable with many of Archroma's groundbreaking coloration systems, such as Fast Sport
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Adobe Tools

  • All 4,320 Color Atlas colors are now available for free download as .ase files for use in Adobe applications.
  • The Color Atlas .ase files can be downloaded for use in the Adobe Textile Designer plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Textile Designer helps streamline the process of creating prints for fabrics.
    • Designers can build repeating patterns, define separations, and work with Archroma colors within Photoshop while keeping every element editable and reversible until the design is ready for printing.
    • Like most Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Adobe Textile Designer supports nondestructive elements, with independent layers, adjustments, filters, and allowing users to place a vector in a Photoshop design that can be edited later.
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