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Business Blue Color

HEX #272C52 / RGB (39, 44, 82)

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What is Business Blue Color?

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Business Blue has the hex code #272C52. The equivalent RGB values are (39, 44, 82), which means it is composed of 24% red, 27% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:53 M:46 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Business Blue has a hue of 233°, 52% saturation and a brightness value of 32%.
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.

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Business Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#272C52
RGB Values(39, 44, 82)
CMYK Values(53%, 46%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(233°, 52%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#D8D3AD [Dark Vanilla]
Closest Pantone®533 C
Closest RAL5013 [Cobalt blue]
Complementary Color#524D27 [Army Green]
Business Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#373737
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Luma)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#717171

Business Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 272C52. Complementary color is 524D27

Complementary Palette

The complement of Business Blue is Army Green with the hex code #524D27. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #272C52 color is offered by #524D27. 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 (272C52, 382752 and 274252)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Business Blue (#272C52) are American Purple (#382752) and Japanese Indigo (#274252). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Business 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 (272C52, 523827 and 425227)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Business Blue (#272C52) are #523827 (Café Noir) and #425227 (Army 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 (272C52, 52272C and 2C5227)

Triadic Palette

Business Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #52272C (Brown Coffee) and #2C5227 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) along with #272C52 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 (272C52, 52272C, 524D27 and 27524D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Business Blue has four colors - #52272C (Brown Coffee), #524D27 (Army Green) and #27524D (Dark Slate Gray) in addition to the base color (#272C52). 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 (272C52, 522742, 524D27 and 275238)

Square Palette

Business Blue square color palette has #522742 (Dark Puce), #524D27 (Army Green) and #275238 (Brunswick 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

Business Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Business 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 Business Blue Color


  • Transparent 525675525675
  • Transparent 686B86686B86
  • Transparent 7D80977D8097
  • Transparent 9396A99396A9
  • Transparent A9ABBAA9ABBA
  • Transparent BEC0CBBEC0CB
  • Transparent D4D5DCD4D5DC
  • Transparent E9EAEEE9EAEE


  • Transparent 393D5B393D5B
  • Transparent 424560424560
  • Transparent 4B4E644B4E64
  • Transparent 545669545669
  • Transparent 5C5E6E5C5E6E
  • Transparent 656772656772
  • Transparent 6E6F776E6F77
  • Transparent 77787B77787B


  • Transparent 1F23421F2342
  • Transparent 1B1F391B1F39
  • Transparent 171A31171A31
  • Transparent 141629141629
  • Transparent 101221101221
  • Transparent 0C0D190C0D19
  • Transparent 080910080910
  • Transparent 040408040408

Business Blue Color Patterns

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    Business Blue Gingham Checks

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    Business Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Business Blue Plaid Pattern

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