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Indigo CMYK Color

HEX #524FA1 / RGB (82, 79, 161)

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What is Indigo CMYK Color?

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In the CMYK color model, indigo has the values (80, 80, 0, 0). This means there is 80 of both cyan and magenta and 0 of yellow and black. The closest hex code of the color is #524FA1 with RGB equivalent values (82, 79, 161). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The indigo (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

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Indigo CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#524FA1
RGB Values(82, 79, 161)
CMYK Values(80%, 80%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(242°, 51%, 63%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#ADB05E [Olive Green]
Closest Pantone®7670 C
Closest RAL5023 [Distant blue]
Complementary Color#9EA14F [Moss Green]
Indigo CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#565656
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#979797

Indigo CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 524FA1. Complementary color is 9EA14F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Indigo CMYK is Moss Green with the hex code #9EA14F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #524FA1 color is offered by #9EA14F. 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 (524FA1, 7B4FA1 and 4F75A1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Indigo CMYK (#524FA1) are Royal Purple (#7B4FA1) and Blue Yonder (#4F75A1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Indigo CMYK 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 (524FA1, A17B4F and 75A14F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Indigo CMYK (#524FA1) are #A17B4F (Dirt) and #75A14F (Palm Leaf). 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 (524FA1, A1524F and 4FA152)

Triadic Palette

Indigo CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A1524F (Middle Red Purple) and #4FA152 (Middle Green) along with #524FA1 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 (524FA1, A1524F, 9EA14F and 4F9EA1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Indigo CMYK has four colors - #A1524F (Middle Red Purple), #9EA14F (Moss Green) and #4F9EA1 (Cadet Blue) in addition to the base color (#524FA1). 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 (524FA1, A14F75, 9EA14F and 4FA17B)

Square Palette

Indigo CMYK square color palette has #A14F75 (China Rose), #9EA14F (Moss Green) and #4FA17B (Shiny Shamrock). 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 CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Indigo CMYK 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 CMYK Color


  • Transparent 7572B47572B4
  • Transparent 8684BD8684BD
  • Transparent 9795C79795C7
  • Transparent A9A7D0A9A7D0
  • Transparent BAB9D9BAB9D9
  • Transparent CBCAE3CBCAE3
  • Transparent DCDCECDCDCEC
  • Transparent EEEDF6EEEDF6


  • Transparent 5B599A5B599A
  • Transparent 605E97605E97
  • Transparent 646394646394
  • Transparent 696891696891
  • Transparent 6E6C8D6E6C8D
  • Transparent 72718A72718A
  • Transparent 777687777687
  • Transparent 7B7B837B7B83


  • Transparent 423F81423F81
  • Transparent 393771393771
  • Transparent 312F61312F61
  • Transparent 292851292851
  • Transparent 212040212040
  • Transparent 191830191830
  • Transparent 101020101020
  • Transparent 080810080810

Indigo CMYK Color Patterns

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    Indigo CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Indigo CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Indigo CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Indigo CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indigo CMYK Plaid Pattern

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