#213E53 Hex Code

Color Name: Japanese Indigo

What is hex #213E53 Color?

Japanese Indigo (Hex code: 213E53) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #213E53 is Japanese Indigo. The RGB values are (33, 62, 83) which means it is composed of 19% red, 35% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:60 M:25 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, #213E53 has a hue of 205°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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 #213E53 Color Codes

Color NameJapanese Indigo
RGB Values(33, 62, 83)
CMYK Values(60%, 25%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 60%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#DEC1AC [Dark Vanilla]
Closest Pantone®534 C
Closest RAL5003 [Sapphire blue]
Complementary Color#533621 [Café Noir]
#213E53 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#383838
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

Hex #213E53 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 213E53. Complementary color is 533621

Complementary Palette

The complement of #213E53 is #533621 which is called Café Noir. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #213E53 color is offered by #533621. 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 (213E53, 212553 and 21534F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #213E53 are #212553 and #21534F, called Space Cadet and Dark Slate Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #213E53 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 (213E53, 532125 and 534F21)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #213E53 are #532125 (Caput Mortuum) and #534F21 (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.

Triadic color palette with (213E53, 53213E and 3E5321)

Triadic Palette

#213E53 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #53213E (Brown Chocolate) and #3E5321 (Army Green) along with #213E53, 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 (213E53, 53213E, 533621 and 215336)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #213E53 has #53213E (Brown Chocolate), #533621 (Café Noir) and #215336 (Brunswick 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 (213E53, 4F2153, 533621 and 255321)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #213E53 contains #4F2153 (American Purple), #533621 (Café Noir) and #255321 (Cal Poly Pomona 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 #213E53 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #213E53 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.

Shades of Japanese Indigo Color


  • Transperent 4d65754D6575
  • Transperent 647887647887
  • Transperent 7a8b987A8B98
  • Transperent 909fa9909FA9
  • Transperent a6b2baA6B2BA
  • Transperent bcc5cbBCC5CB
  • Transperent d3d8ddD3D8DD
  • Transperent e9eceeE9ECEE


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  • Transperent 475865475865
  • Transperent 515f6a515F6A
  • Transperent 5a666e5A666E
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  • Transperent 6d73776D7377
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  • Transperent 142532142532
  • Transperent 111f2a111F2A
  • Transperent 0d19210D1921
  • Transperent 0a13190A1319
  • Transperent 070c11070C11
  • Transperent 030608030608

#213E53 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.