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#535F81 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Electric Blue

What is hex #535F81 Color?

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The color name of hex code #535F81 is Dark Electric Blue. The RGB values are (83, 95, 129) which means it is composed of 27% red, 31% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:36 M:26 Y:0 K:49. In the HSV/HSB scale, #535F81 has a hue of 224°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 51%.
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 #535F81 Color Codes

Color NameDark Electric Blue
RGB Values(83, 95, 129)
CMYK Values(36%, 26%, 0%, 49%)
HSV/HSB Values(224°, 36%, 51%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#ACA07E [Grullo]
Closest Pantone®7673 C
Closest RAL5023 [Distant blue]
Complementary Color#817553 [Gold Fusion]
#535F81 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Luma)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9F9F9F

Hex #535F81 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 535F81. Complementary color is 817553

Complementary Palette

The complement of #535F81 is #817553 which is called Gold Fusion. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #535F81 color is offered by #817553. 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 (535F81, 5E5381 and 537681)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #535F81 are #5E5381 and #537681, called Purple Navy and Dark Electric Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #535F81 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 (535F81, 815E53 and 768153)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #535F81 are #815E53 (Dark Brown-Tangelo) and #768153 (Gold Fusion). 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 (535F81, 81535F and 5F8153)

Triadic Palette

#535F81 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #81535F (Deep Taupe) and #5F8153 (Axolotl) along with #535F81, 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 (535F81, 81535F, 817553 and 538175)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #535F81 has #81535F (Deep Taupe), #817553 (Gold Fusion) and #538175 (Wintergreen Dream). 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 (535F81, 815376, 817553 and 53815E)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #535F81 contains #815376 (Blackberry), #817553 (Gold Fusion) and #53815E (Middle 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.

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Hex #535F81 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #535F81 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 535F81 Color


  • Transparent 757F9A757F9A
  • Transparent 878FA7878FA7
  • Transparent 989FB3989FB3
  • Transparent A9AFC0A9AFC0
  • Transparent BABFCDBABFCD
  • Transparent CBCFD9CBCFD9
  • Transparent DDDFE6DDDFE6
  • Transparent EEEFF2EEEFF2


  • Transparent 5C66815C6681
  • Transparent 616981616981
  • Transparent 656C81656C81
  • Transparent 6A70816A7081
  • Transparent 6E73806E7380
  • Transparent 737680737680
  • Transparent 777980777980
  • Transparent 7C7D807C7D80


  • Transparent 424C67424C67
  • Transparent 3A435A3A435A
  • Transparent 32394D32394D
  • Transparent 2A30412A3041
  • Transparent 212634212634
  • Transparent 191D27191D27
  • Transparent 11131A11131A
  • Transparent 080A0D080A0D

#535F81 Color Patterns

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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.