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Indigo Black Color

HEX #002E51 / RGB (0, 46, 81)

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What is Indigo Black Color?

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Indigo Black has the hex code #002E51. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 46, 81), which means it is composed of 0% red, 36% green and 64% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:43 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Indigo Black has a hue of 206°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 32%.
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.

Indigo Black is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 270 20 25. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Indigo Black color hex code is #002E51 which can be used along with RGB (0, 46, 81) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Indigo Black Color Codes

Hex Code#002E51
RGB Values(0, 46, 81)
CMYK Values(100%, 43%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 100%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#003366
Inverse Color#FFD1AE [Feldspar]
Closest Pantone®540 C
Closest RAL5020 [Ocean blue]
Complementary Color#512300 [Seal Brown]
Indigo Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2A2A2A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#242424
Weighted Average (Luma)#272727
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#696969

Indigo Black Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 002E51. Complementary color is 512300

Complementary Palette

The complement of Indigo Black is Seal Brown with the hex code #512300. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #002E51 color is offered by #512300. 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 (002E51, 000551 and 00514B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Indigo Black (#002E51) are Cetacean Blue (#000551) and Deep Jungle Green (#00514B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Indigo Black 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (002E51, 510005 and 514C00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Indigo Black (#002E51) are #510005 (Dark Chocolate) and #514C00 (Dark Bronze (Coin)). 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 (002E51, 51002E and 2E5100)

Triadic Palette

Indigo Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #51002E (Dark Scarlet) and #2E5100 (Lincoln Green) along with #002E51 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 (002E51, 51002E, 512300 and 005123)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Indigo Black has four colors - #51002E (Dark Scarlet), #512300 (Seal Brown) and #005123 (Forest Green (Traditional)) in addition to the base color (#002E51). 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.

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Square color palette with (002E51, 4C0051, 512300 and 065100)

Square Palette

Indigo Black square color palette has #4C0051 (American Purple), #512300 (Seal Brown) and #065100 (Emerald 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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Rainbow color

Indigo Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Indigo Black 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Indigo Black Color


  • Transparent 335874335874
  • Transparent 4D6D854D6D85
  • Transparent 668297668297
  • Transparent 8097A88097A8
  • Transparent 99ABB999ABB9
  • Transparent B3C0CBB3C0CB
  • Transparent CCD5DCCCD5DC
  • Transparent E6EAEEE6EAEE


  • Transparent 1A3E5A1A3E5A
  • Transparent 26475F26475F
  • Transparent 334F64334F64
  • Transparent 405769405769
  • Transparent 4D5F6D4D5F6D
  • Transparent 5A67725A6772
  • Transparent 667077667077
  • Transparent 73787B73787B


  • Transparent 002541002541
  • Transparent 002039002039
  • Transparent 001C31001C31
  • Transparent 001729001729
  • Transparent 001220001220
  • Transparent 000E18000E18
  • Transparent 000910000910
  • Transparent 000508000508

Indigo Black Color Patterns

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    Indigo Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Indigo Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo Black Plaid Pattern

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