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#483D8B Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Slate Blue

What is hex #483D8B Color?

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The color name of hex code #483D8B is Dark Slate Blue. The RGB values are (72, 61, 139) which means it is composed of 26% red, 22% green and 51% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:48 M:56 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #483D8B has a hue of 248°, 56% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 #483D8B Color Codes

Color NameDark Slate Blue
RGB Values(72, 61, 139)
CMYK Values(48%, 56%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(248°, 56%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#333399
Inverse Color#B7C274 [Misty Moss]
Closest Pantone®7672 C
Closest RAL5000 [Violet blue]
Complementary Color#808B3D [Old Moss Green]
#483D8B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#454545
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#898989

Hex #483D8B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 483D8B. Complementary color is 808B3D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #483D8B is #808B3D which is called Old Moss Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #483D8B color is offered by #808B3D. 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 (483D8B, 6F3D8B and 3D598B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #483D8B are #6F3D8B and #3D598B, called Maximum Purple and Chinese Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #483D8B 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 (483D8B, 8B6F3D and 598B3D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #483D8B are #8B6F3D (Raw Umber) and #598B3D (Maximum 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.

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Triadic color palette with (483D8B, 8B483D and 3D8B48)

Triadic Palette

#483D8B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B483D (Brandy) and #3D8B48 (May Green) along with #483D8B, 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 (483D8B, 8B483D, 808B3D and 3D808B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #483D8B has #8B483D (Brandy), #808B3D (Old Moss Green) and #3D808B (Jelly Bean Blue). 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 (483D8B, 8B3D59, 808B3D and 3D8B6F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #483D8B contains #8B3D59 (Quinacridone Magenta), #808B3D (Old Moss Green) and #3D8B6F (Deep Aquamarine). 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 #483D8B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #483D8B 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 483D8B Color


  • Transparent 6D64A26D64A2
  • Transparent 7F77AE7F77AE
  • Transparent 918BB9918BB9
  • Transparent A49EC5A49EC5
  • Transparent B6B1D1B6B1D1
  • Transparent C8C5DCC8C5DC
  • Transparent DAD8E8DAD8E8
  • Transparent EDECF3EDECF3


  • Transparent 534A89534A89
  • Transparent 595188595188
  • Transparent 5E58875E5887
  • Transparent 645F86645F86
  • Transparent 6A65846A6584
  • Transparent 6F6C836F6C83
  • Transparent 757382757382
  • Transparent 7A79817A7981


  • Transparent 3A316F3A316F
  • Transparent 322B61322B61
  • Transparent 2B25532B2553
  • Transparent 241F46241F46
  • Transparent 1D18381D1838
  • Transparent 16122A16122A
  • Transparent 0E0C1C0E0C1C
  • Transparent 07060E07060E

#483D8B Color Patterns

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    #483D8B Plaid Pattern

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