#0B2B43 Hex Code

Color Name: Oxford Blue

What is hex #0B2B43 Color?

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The color name of hex code #0B2B43 is Oxford Blue. The RGB values are (11, 43, 67) which means it is composed of 9% red, 36% green and 55% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:84 M:36 Y:0 K:74. In the HSV/HSB scale, #0B2B43 has a hue of 206°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 26%.
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.

Hex #0B2B43 Color Codes

Color NameOxford Blue
RGB Values(11, 43, 67)
CMYK Values(84%, 36%, 0%, 74%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 84%, 26%)
Closest Web Safe#003333
Inverse Color#F4D4BC [Dutch White]
Closest Pantone®289 C
Closest RAL5011 [Steel blue]
Complementary Color#43230B [French Puce]
#0B2B43 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#282828
Desaturated#272727
Weighted Average (Most Common)#242424
Weighted Average (Luma)#262626
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#686868

Hex #0B2B43 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0B2B43. Complementary color is 43230B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #0B2B43 is #43230B which is called French Puce. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0B2B43 color is offered by #43230B. 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.

Analogous color palette with (0B2B43, 0B0F43 and 0B433F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #0B2B43 are #0B0F43 and #0B433F, called Cetacean Blue and Rich Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #0B2B43 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (0B2B43, 430B0F and 433F0B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #0B2B43 are #430B0F (Bulgarian Rose) and #433F0B (Dark Bronze (Coin)). 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.

Triadic color palette with (0B2B43, 430B2B and 2B430B)

Triadic Palette

#0B2B43 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #430B2B (Dark Chocolate (Hershey's)) and #2B430B (Pullman Green) along with #0B2B43, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (0B2B43, 430B2B, 43230B and 0B4323)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #0B2B43 has #430B2B (Dark Chocolate (Hershey's)), #43230B (French Puce) and #0B4323 (Forest Green (Traditional)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (0B2B43, 3F0B43, 43230B and 0F430B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #0B2B43 contains #3F0B43 (Russian Violet), #43230B (French Puce) and #0F430B (Lincoln 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #0B2B43 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #0B2B43 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#0B2B43 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 0B2B43

    Oxford Blue plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.