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Intense Indigo Color

HEX #3B059F / RGB (59, 5, 159)

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What is Intense Indigo Color?

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Intense Indigo has the hex code #3B059F. The equivalent RGB values are (59, 5, 159), which means it is composed of 26% red, 2% green and 71% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:63 M:97 Y:0 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Intense Indigo has a hue of 261°, 97% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

Intense Indigo color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Intense Indigo 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.

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Intense Indigo Color Codes

Hex Code#3B059F
RGB Values(59, 5, 159)
CMYK Values(63%, 97%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(261°, 97%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#330099
Inverse Color#C4FA60 [Inchworm]
Closest Pantone®Violet C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#699F05 [Olive Drab (#3)]
Intense Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4A4A4A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#262626
Weighted Average (Luma)#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#595959

Intense Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3B059F. Complementary color is 699F05

Complementary Palette

The complement of Intense Indigo is Olive Drab (#3) with the hex code #699F05. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3B059F color is offered by #699F05. 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 (3B059F, 88059F and 051C9F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Intense Indigo (#3B059F) are Violet (RYB) (#88059F) and Blue (Pantone) (#051C9F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Intense Indigo 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 (3B059F, 9F8805 and 1C9F05)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Intense Indigo (#3B059F) are #9F8805 (Dark Yellow) and #1C9F05 (Slimy 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 (3B059F, 9F3B05 and 059F3B)

Triadic Palette

Intense Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9F3B05 (Brown) and #059F3B (Green (Pantone)) along with #3B059F 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 (3B059F, 9F3B05, 699F05 and 05699F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Intense Indigo has four colors - #9F3B05 (Brown), #699F05 (Olive Drab (#3)) and #05699F (Medium Persian Blue) in addition to the base color (#3B059F). 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 (3B059F, 9F051C, 699F05 and 059F88)

Square Palette

Intense Indigo square color palette has #9F051C (Carmine), #699F05 (Olive Drab (#3)) and #059F88 (Paolo Veronese 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

Intense Indigo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Intense Indigo 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 Intense Indigo Color


  • Transparent 6237B26237B2
  • Transparent 7650BC7650BC
  • Transparent 8969C58969C5
  • Transparent 9D82CF9D82CF
  • Transparent B19BD9B19BD9
  • Transparent C4B4E2C4B4E2
  • Transparent D8CDECD8CDEC
  • Transparent EBE6F5EBE6F5


  • Transparent 491E99491E99
  • Transparent 502A96502A96
  • Transparent 573693573693
  • Transparent 5E43905E4390
  • Transparent 644F8C644F8C
  • Transparent 6B5B896B5B89
  • Transparent 726786726786
  • Transparent 797483797483


  • Transparent 2F047F2F047F
  • Transparent 29046F29046F
  • Transparent 23035F23035F
  • Transparent 1E03501E0350
  • Transparent 180240180240
  • Transparent 120230120230
  • Transparent 0C01200C0120
  • Transparent 060110060110

Intense Indigo Color Patterns

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    Intense Indigo Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Indigo Plaid Pattern

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