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Indigo Carmine Color

HEX #1A3338 / RGB (26, 51, 56)

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What is Indigo Carmine Color?

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Indigo Carmine has the hex code #1A3338. The equivalent RGB values are (26, 51, 56), which means it is composed of 20% red, 38% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:54 M:9 Y:0 K:78. In the HSV/HSB scale, Indigo Carmine has a hue of 190°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 22%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 220 20 10, Indigo Carmine hex code is #1A3338 with equivalent RGB (26, 51, 56). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Indigo Carmine's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Indigo Carmine Color Codes

Hex Code#1A3338
RGB Values(26, 51, 56)
CMYK Values(54%, 9%, 0%, 78%)
HSV/HSB Values(190°, 54%, 22%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#E5CCC7 [Dust Storm]
Closest Pantone®5467 C
Closest RAL5011 [Steel blue]
Complementary Color#381F1A [Temptress]
Indigo Carmine Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Luma)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#727272

Indigo Carmine Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1A3338. Complementary color is 381F1A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Indigo Carmine is Temptress with the hex code #381F1A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1A3338 color is offered by #381F1A. 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 (1A3338, 1A2438 and 1A382E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Indigo Carmine (#1A3338) are Yankees Blue (#1A2438) and Medium Jungle Green (#1A382E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Indigo Carmine 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 (1A3338, 381A24 and 382E1A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Indigo Carmine (#1A3338) are #381A24 (Chocolate Kisses) and #382E1A (Pullman 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 (1A3338, 381A33 and 33381A)

Triadic Palette

Indigo Carmine triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #381A33 (Dark Purple) and #33381A (Pullman Green) along with #1A3338 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 (1A3338, 381A33, 381F1A and 1A381F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Indigo Carmine has four colors - #381A33 (Dark Purple), #381F1A (Temptress) and #1A381F (Phthalo Green) in addition to the base color (#1A3338). 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 (1A3338, 2E1A38, 381F1A and 24381A)

Square Palette

Indigo Carmine square color palette has #2E1A38 (Dark Purple), #381F1A (Temptress) and #24381A (Pine Tree). 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 Carmine Color Rainbow Palette

Our Indigo Carmine 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 Carmine Color


  • Transparent 485C60485C60
  • Transparent 5F70745F7074
  • Transparent 768588768588
  • Transparent 8D999C8D999C
  • Transparent A3ADAFA3ADAF
  • Transparent BAC2C3BAC2C3
  • Transparent D1D6D7D1D6D7
  • Transparent E8EBEBE8EBEB


  • Transparent 2E42462E4246
  • Transparent 394A4E394A4E
  • Transparent 435255435255
  • Transparent 4D5A5C4D5A5C
  • Transparent 576163576163
  • Transparent 61696A61696A
  • Transparent 6C71726C7172
  • Transparent 767879767879


  • Transparent 15292D15292D
  • Transparent 122427122427
  • Transparent 101F22101F22
  • Transparent 0D1A1C0D1A1C
  • Transparent 0A14160A1416
  • Transparent 080F11080F11
  • Transparent 050A0B050A0B
  • Transparent 030506030506

Indigo Carmine Color Patterns

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    Indigo Carmine Gingham Checks

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    Indigo Carmine Polka Dots Pattern

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    Indigo Carmine Honeycomb Pattern

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    Indigo Carmine Leaves Pattern

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    Indigo Carmine Houndstooth Pattern

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    Indigo Carmine Trellis Pattern

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    Indigo Carmine Plaid Pattern

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