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Berlin Blue Color

HEX #31485C / RGB (49, 72, 92)

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What is Berlin Blue Color?

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Berlin Blue has the hex code #31485C. The equivalent RGB values are (49, 72, 92), which means it is composed of 23% red, 34% green and 43% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:47 M:22 Y:0 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, Berlin Blue has a hue of 208°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Berlin Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 260 30 15. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Berlin Blue hex code is #31485C with equivalent RGB (49, 72, 92). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Berlin Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#31485C
RGB Values(49, 72, 92)
CMYK Values(47%, 22%, 0%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 47%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#CEB7A3 [Dark Vanilla]
Closest Pantone®7477 C
Closest RAL5003 [Sapphire blue]
Complementary Color#5C4531 [Liver Chestnut (Horses)]
Berlin Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#474747
Weighted Average (Most Common)#434343
Weighted Average (Luma)#454545
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#898989

Berlin Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 31485C. Complementary color is 5C4531

Complementary Palette

The complement of Berlin Blue is Liver Chestnut (Horses) with the hex code #5C4531. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #31485C color is offered by #5C4531. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (31485C, 31335C and 315C5B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Berlin Blue (#31485C) are Deep Koamaru (#31335C) and Dark Slate Gray (#315C5B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Berlin Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (31485C, 5C3133 and 5C5B31)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Berlin Blue (#31485C) are #5C3133 (Royal Brown) and #5C5B31 (Soldier Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (31485C, 5C3148 and 485C31)

Triadic Palette

Berlin Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5C3148 (Old Mauve) and #485C31 (Soldier Green) along with #31485C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (31485C, 5C3148, 5C4531 and 315C45)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Berlin Blue has four colors - #5C3148 (Old Mauve), #5C4531 (Liver Chestnut (Horses)) and #315C45 (Deep Moss Green) in addition to the base color (#31485C). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (31485C, 5B315C, 5C4531 and 335C31)

Square Palette

Berlin Blue square color palette has #5B315C (Japanese Violet), #5C4531 (Liver Chestnut (Horses)) and #335C31 (Mughal Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Berlin Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Berlin Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Berlin Blue Color


  • Transparent 5A6D7D5A6D7D
  • Transparent 6F7F8D6F7F8D
  • Transparent 83919D83919D
  • Transparent 98A4AE98A4AE
  • Transparent ADB6BEADB6BE
  • Transparent C1C8CEC1C8CE
  • Transparent D6DADED6DADE
  • Transparent EAEDEFEAEDEF


  • Transparent 415363415363
  • Transparent 495967495967
  • Transparent 515E6A515E6A
  • Transparent 59646E59646E
  • Transparent 606A72606A72
  • Transparent 686F75686F75
  • Transparent 707579707579
  • Transparent 787A7C787A7C


  • Transparent 273A4A273A4A
  • Transparent 223240223240
  • Transparent 1D2B371D2B37
  • Transparent 19242E19242E
  • Transparent 141D25141D25
  • Transparent 0F161C0F161C
  • Transparent 0A0E120A0E12
  • Transparent 050709050709

Berlin Blue Color Patterns

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    Berlin Blue Gingham Checks

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    Berlin Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Berlin Blue Plaid Pattern

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