India Blue

HEX #312C6A / RGB (49, 44, 106)

What is India Blue Color?

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India Blue has the hex code #312C6A. The equivalent RGB values are (49, 44, 106), which means it is composed of 25% red, 22% green and 53% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:54 M:59 Y:0 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, India Blue has a hue of 245°, 58% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

India blue is a dark indigo color. The name indigo itself is derived from the name of the country. The color is similar to the one used in the Indian state flag for the Ashok Chakra. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, india blue can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

India Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#312C6A
RGB Values(49, 44, 106)
CMYK Values(54%, 59%, 0%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(245°, 58%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#CED395 [Medium Spring Bud]
Closest Pantone®5265 C
Closest RAL5022 [Night blue]
Complementary Color#656A2C [Mustard Green]
India Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Desaturated#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#343434
Weighted Average (Luma)#323232
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#767676

India Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 312C6A. Complementary color is 656A2C

Complementary Palette

The complement of India Blue is Mustard Green with the hex code #656A2C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #312C6A color is offered by #656A2C. 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 (312C6A, 502C6A and 2C466A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of India Blue (#312C6A) are Imperial (#502C6A) and Police Blue (#2C466A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of India Blue with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (312C6A, 6A502C and 466A2C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of India Blue (#312C6A) are #6A502C (Coffee) and #466A2C (Dark Olive 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 (312C6A, 6A312C and 2C6A31)

Triadic Palette

India Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6A312C (Liver (Organ)) and #2C6A31 (Mughal Green) along with #312C6A 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 (312C6A, 6A312C, 656A2C and 2C656A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of India Blue has four colors - #6A312C (Liver (Organ)), #656A2C (Mustard Green) and #2C656A (Myrtle Green) in addition to the base color (#312C6A). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (312C6A, 6A2C46, 656A2C and 2C6A50)

Square Palette

India Blue square color palette has #6A2C46 (Old Mauve), #656A2C (Mustard Green) and #2C6A50 (Amazon). 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

India Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our India Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of India Blue Color

Tints

  • Transparent 5A5688#5A5688
  • Transparent 6F6B97#6F6B97
  • Transparent 8380A6#8380A6
  • Transparent 9896B5#9896B5
  • Transparent ADABC3#ADABC3
  • Transparent C1C0D2#C1C0D2
  • Transparent D6D5E1#D6D5E1
  • Transparent EAEAF0#EAEAF0

Tones

  • Transparent 413D6E#413D6E
  • Transparent 494571#494571
  • Transparent 514E73#514E73
  • Transparent 595675#595675
  • Transparent 605E77#605E77
  • Transparent 686779#686779
  • Transparent 706F7C#706F7C
  • Transparent 78787E#78787E

Shades

  • Transparent 272355#272355
  • Transparent 221F4A#221F4A
  • Transparent 1D1A40#1D1A40
  • Transparent 191635#191635
  • Transparent 14122A#14122A
  • Transparent 0F0D20#0F0D20
  • Transparent 0A0915#0A0915
  • Transparent 05040B#05040B

India Blue Color Patterns

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    India Blue Gingham Checks

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    India Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    India Blue Plaid Pattern