Dark Indigo has the hex code #2A0D5D. The equivalent RGB values are (42, 13, 93), which means it is composed of
28% red, 9% green and 63% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:55 M:86 Y:0 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Indigo has a hue of 262°, 86% 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.
Dark indigo is a deep violet blue color that can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, and/or HSL values. Please note that the dark indigo CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex color code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.
The complement of Dark Indigo is Army Green with the hex code #405D0D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2A0D5D color is offered by #405D0D. 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.
The analogous colors of Dark Indigo (#2A0D5D) are American Purple (#520D5D) and Cool Black (#0D185D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Indigo 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Indigo (#2A0D5D) are #5D520D (Violin Brown) and #185D0D (Lincoln 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.
Dark Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5D2A0D (Seal Brown) and #0D5D2A (Cal Poly Pomona Green) along with #2A0D5D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Dark Indigo has four colors - #5D2A0D (Seal Brown), #405D0D (Army Green) and #0D405D (Midnight Green (Eagle Green)) in addition to the base color (#2A0D5D). 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.
Dark Indigo square color palette has #5D0D18 (Chocolate Cosmos), #405D0D (Army Green) and #0D5D52 (Bangladesh 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.
Dark Indigo Color Rainbow Palette
Our Dark Indigo 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.