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Japanese Indigo Color

HEX #264348 / RGB (38, 67, 72)

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What is Japanese Indigo Color?

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Japanese Indigo has the hex code #264348. The equivalent RGB values are (38, 67, 72), which means it is composed of 21% red, 38% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:47 M:7 Y:0 K:72. In the HSV/HSB scale, Japanese Indigo has a hue of 189°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 28%.
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.

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

Hex Code#264348
RGB Values(38, 67, 72)
CMYK Values(47%, 7%, 0%, 72%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 47%, 28%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D9BCB7 [Pale Silver]
Closest Pantone®7546 C
Closest RAL5008 [Grey blue]
Complementary Color#482B26 [Brown Coffee]
Japanese Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Luma)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#828282

Japanese Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 264348. Complementary color is 482B26

Complementary Palette

The complement of Japanese Indigo is Brown Coffee with the hex code #482B26. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #264348 color is offered by #482B26. 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 (264348, 263248 and 26483C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Japanese Indigo (#264348) are Space Cadet (#263248) and Brunswick Green (#26483C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Japanese 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 (264348, 482632 and 483C26)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Japanese Indigo (#264348) are #482632 (Brown Coffee) and #483C26 (Café Noir). 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 (264348, 482643 and 434826)

Triadic Palette

Japanese Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #482643 (American Purple) and #434826 (Army Green) along with #264348 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 (264348, 482643, 482B26 and 26482B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Japanese Indigo has four colors - #482643 (American Purple), #482B26 (Brown Coffee) and #26482B (Cal Poly Pomona Green) in addition to the base color (#264348). 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 (264348, 3C2648, 482B26 and 324826)

Square Palette

Japanese Indigo square color palette has #3C2648 (American Purple), #482B26 (Brown Coffee) and #324826 (Kombu 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

Japanese Indigo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Japanese 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 Japanese Indigo Color


  • Transparent 51696D51696D
  • Transparent 677B7F677B7F
  • Transparent 7D8E917D8E91
  • Transparent 93A1A493A1A4
  • Transparent A8B4B6A8B4B6
  • Transparent BEC7C8BEC7C8
  • Transparent D4D9DAD4D9DA
  • Transparent E9ECEDE9ECED


  • Transparent 384F53384F53
  • Transparent 415559415559
  • Transparent 4A5B5E4A5B5E
  • Transparent 536264536264
  • Transparent 5C686A5C686A
  • Transparent 656E6F656E6F
  • Transparent 6E74756E7475
  • Transparent 777A7A777A7A


  • Transparent 1E363A1E363A
  • Transparent 1B2F321B2F32
  • Transparent 17282B17282B
  • Transparent 132224132224
  • Transparent 0F1B1D0F1B1D
  • Transparent 0B14160B1416
  • Transparent 080D0E080D0E
  • Transparent 040707040707

Japanese Indigo Color Patterns

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    Japanese Indigo Gingham Checks

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    Japanese Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Leaves Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

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    Japanese Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Japanese Indigo Plaid Pattern

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