#1C4C52 Hex Code

Color Name: Japanese Indigo

What is hex #1C4C52 Color?

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The color name of hex code #1C4C52 is Japanese Indigo. The RGB values are (28, 76, 82) which means it is composed of 15% red, 41% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:66 M:7 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, #1C4C52 has a hue of 187°, 66% 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.

Hex #1C4C52 Color Codes

Color NameJapanese Indigo
RGB Values(28, 76, 82)
CMYK Values(66%, 7%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(187°, 66%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#E3B3AD [Pale Chestnut]
Closest Pantone®7477 C
Closest RAL5001 [Green blue]
Complementary Color#52221C [Caput Mortuum]
#1C4C52 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3E3E3E
Desaturated#373737
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#878787

Hex #1C4C52 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1C4C52. Complementary color is 52221C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #1C4C52 is #52221C which is called Caput Mortuum. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1C4C52 color is offered by #52221C. 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 (1C4C52, 1C3152 and 1C523D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #1C4C52 are #1C3152 and #1C523D, called Space Cadet and Brunswick Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #1C4C52 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 (1C4C52, 521C31 and 523D1C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #1C4C52 are #521C31 (Brown Chocolate) and #523D1C (Café Noir). 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 (1C4C52, 521C4C and 4C521C)

Triadic Palette

#1C4C52 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #521C4C (American Purple) and #4C521C (Army Green) along with #1C4C52, 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 (1C4C52, 521C4C, 52221C and 1C5222)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #1C4C52 has #521C4C (American Purple), #52221C (Caput Mortuum) and #1C5222 (Cal Poly Pomona Green). 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 (1C4C52, 3D1C52, 52221C and 31521C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #1C4C52 contains #3D1C52 (American Purple), #52221C (Caput Mortuum) and #31521C (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #1C4C52 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #1C4C52 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.

#1C4C52 Color Patterns

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    Japanese Indigo Gingham Checks

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    Japanese Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Leaves Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Trellis Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo 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.