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French Blue (RAL Design) Color

HEX #264963 / RGB (38, 73, 99)

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What is French Blue (RAL Design) Color?

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French Blue (RAL Design) has the hex code #264963. The equivalent RGB values are (38, 73, 99), which means it is composed of 18% red, 35% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:62 M:26 Y:0 K:61. In the HSV/HSB scale, French Blue (RAL Design) has a hue of 206°, 62% saturation and a brightness value of 39%.
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.

French Blue (RAL Design) is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 260 30 20. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

French Blue (RAL Design) color hex code is #264963 which can be used along with RGB (38, 73, 99) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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French Blue (RAL Design) Color Codes

Hex Code#264963
RGB Values(38, 73, 99)
CMYK Values(62%, 26%, 0%, 61%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 62%, 39%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#D9B69C [Dark Vanilla]
Closest Pantone®7477 C
Closest RAL5001 [Green blue]
Complementary Color#634026 [Van Dyke Brown]
French Blue (RAL Design) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#414141
Weighted Average (Luma)#434343
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

French Blue (RAL Design) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 264963. Complementary color is 634026

Complementary Palette

The complement of French Blue (RAL Design) is Van Dyke Brown with the hex code #634026. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #264963 color is offered by #634026. 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 (264963, 262B63 and 26635F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of French Blue (RAL Design) (#264963) are Indigo (Rainbow) (#262B63) and Dark Slate Gray (#26635F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of French Blue (RAL Design) 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 (264963, 63262B and 635F26)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of French Blue (RAL Design) (#264963) are #63262B (Caput Mortuum) and #635F26 (Antique Bronze). 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 (264963, 632649 and 496326)

Triadic Palette

French Blue (RAL Design) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #632649 (Old Mauve) and #496326 (Dark Moss Green) along with #264963 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 (264963, 632649, 634026 and 266340)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of French Blue (RAL Design) has four colors - #632649 (Old Mauve), #634026 (Van Dyke Brown) and #266340 (Deep Moss Green) in addition to the base color (#264963). 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 (264963, 5F2663, 634026 and 2B6326)

Square Palette

French Blue (RAL Design) square color palette has #5F2663 (Palatinate Purple), #634026 (Van Dyke Brown) and #2B6326 (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

French Blue (RAL Design) Color Rainbow Palette

Our French Blue (RAL Design) 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 French Blue (RAL Design) Color


  • Transparent 516D82516D82
  • Transparent 678092678092
  • Transparent 7D92A17D92A1
  • Transparent 93A4B193A4B1
  • Transparent A8B6C1A8B6C1
  • Transparent BEC8D0BEC8D0
  • Transparent D4DBE0D4DBE0
  • Transparent E9EDEFE9EDEF


  • Transparent 385469385469
  • Transparent 415A6C415A6C
  • Transparent 4A5F6F4A5F6F
  • Transparent 536572536572
  • Transparent 5C6A745C6A74
  • Transparent 657077657077
  • Transparent 6E757A6E757A
  • Transparent 777B7D777B7D


  • Transparent 1E3A4F1E3A4F
  • Transparent 1B33451B3345
  • Transparent 172C3B172C3B
  • Transparent 132532132532
  • Transparent 0F1D280F1D28
  • Transparent 0B161E0B161E
  • Transparent 080F14080F14
  • Transparent 04070A04070A

French Blue (RAL Design) Color Patterns

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    French Blue (RAL Design) Gingham Checks

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    French Blue (RAL Design) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Blue (RAL Design) Plaid Pattern

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