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#2D5978 Hex Code

Color Name: Metallic Blue

What is hex #2D5978 Color?

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The color name of hex code #2D5978 is Metallic Blue. The RGB values are (45, 89, 120) which means it is composed of 18% red, 35% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:63 M:26 Y:0 K:53. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2D5978 has a hue of 205°, 63% saturation and a brightness value of 47%.
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.

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Hex #2D5978 Color Codes

Color NameMetallic Blue
RGB Values(45, 89, 120)
CMYK Values(63%, 26%, 0%, 53%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 63%, 47%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#D2A687 [Tumbleweed]
Closest Pantone®7699 C
Closest RAL5009 [Azure blue]
Complementary Color#784C2D [Coffee]
#2D5978 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#555555
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Hex #2D5978 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2D5978. Complementary color is 784C2D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2D5978 is #784C2D which is called Coffee. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2D5978 color is offered by #784C2D. 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 (2D5978, 2D3478 and 2D7872)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2D5978 are #2D3478 and #2D7872, called St. Patrick's Blue and Myrtle Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2D5978 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (2D5978, 782D34 and 78722D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2D5978 are #782D34 (Puce Red) and #78722D (Spanish Bistre). 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 (2D5978, 782D59 and 59782D)

Triadic Palette

#2D5978 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #782D59 (Byzantium) and #59782D (Sap Green) along with #2D5978, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (2D5978, 782D59, 784C2D and 2D784C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2D5978 has #782D59 (Byzantium), #784C2D (Coffee) and #2D784C (Amazon). 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.

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Square color palette with (2D5978, 722D78, 784C2D and 34782D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2D5978 contains #722D78 (Maximum Purple), #784C2D (Coffee) and #34782D (Japanese Laurel). 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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Hex #2D5978 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2D5978 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 2D5978 Color


  • Transparent 577A93577A93
  • Transparent 6C8BA16C8BA1
  • Transparent 819BAE819BAE
  • Transparent 96ACBC96ACBC
  • Transparent ABBDC9ABBDC9
  • Transparent C0CDD7C0CDD7
  • Transparent D5DEE4D5DEE4
  • Transparent EAEEF2EAEEF2


  • Transparent 3E617A3E617A
  • Transparent 46657A46657A
  • Transparent 4E697B4E697B
  • Transparent 576D7C576D7C
  • Transparent 5F707D5F707D
  • Transparent 67747E67747E
  • Transparent 6F787E6F787E
  • Transparent 787C7F787C7F


  • Transparent 244760244760
  • Transparent 203E54203E54
  • Transparent 1B35481B3548
  • Transparent 172D3C172D3C
  • Transparent 122430122430
  • Transparent 0E1B240E1B24
  • Transparent 091218091218
  • Transparent 05090C05090C

#2D5978 Color Patterns

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    #2D5978 Plaid Pattern

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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.