Maastricht Blue

HEX #001C3D / RGB (0, 28, 61)

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What is Maastricht Blue Color?

Maastricht Blue (Hex code: 001C3D) Thumbnail

Maastricht Blue has the hex code #001C3D. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 28, 61), which means it is composed of 0% red, 31% green and 69% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:54 Y:0 K:76. In the HSV/HSB scale, Maastricht Blue has a hue of 212°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 24%.
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.

Maastricht Blue color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, maastricht blue 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.

Maastricht Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#001C3D
RGB Values(0, 28, 61)
CMYK Values(100%, 54%, 0%, 76%)
HSV/HSB Values(212°, 100%, 24%)
Closest Web Safe#003333
Inverse Color#FFE3C2 [Bisque]
Closest Pantone®282 C
Closest RAL5004 [Black blue]
Complementary Color#3D2100 [American Bronze]
Maastricht Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#1E1E1E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#171717
Weighted Average (Luma)#181818
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#545454

Maastricht Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 001C3D. Complementary color is 3D2100

Complementary Palette

The complement of Maastricht Blue is American Bronze with the hex code #3D2100. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #001C3D color is offered by #3D2100. 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.

Analogous color palette with (001C3D, 03003D and 003B3D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Maastricht Blue (#001C3D) are Cetacean Blue (#03003D) and Rich Black (#003B3D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Maastricht Blue 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (001C3D, 3D0300 and 3B3D00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Maastricht Blue (#001C3D) are #3D0300 (Black Bean) and #3B3D00 (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.

Triadic color palette with (001C3D, 3D001C and 1C3D00)

Triadic Palette

Maastricht Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3D001C (Chocolate Brown) and #1C3D00 (Lincoln Green) along with #001C3D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (001C3D, 3D001C, 3D2100 and 003D21)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Maastricht Blue has four colors - #3D001C (Chocolate Brown), #3D2100 (American Bronze) and #003D21 (British Racing Green) in addition to the base color (#001C3D). 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.

Square color palette with (001C3D, 3D003B, 3D2100 and 003D03)

Square Palette

Maastricht Blue square color palette has #3D003B (Dark Purple), #3D2100 (American Bronze) and #003D03 (Forest Green (Traditional)). 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.

Rainbow color

Maastricht Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Maastricht Blue 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Maastricht Blue Color


  • Transparent 334964#334964
  • Transparent 4D6077#4D6077
  • Transparent 66778B#66778B
  • Transparent 808E9E#808E9E
  • Transparent 99A4B1#99A4B1
  • Transparent B3BBC5#B3BBC5
  • Transparent CCD2D8#CCD2D8
  • Transparent E6E8EC#E6E8EC


  • Transparent 1A304A#1A304A
  • Transparent 263A51#263A51
  • Transparent 334458#334458
  • Transparent 404E5F#404E5F
  • Transparent 4D5865#4D5865
  • Transparent 5A626C#5A626C
  • Transparent 666C73#666C73
  • Transparent 737679#737679


  • Transparent 001631#001631
  • Transparent 00142B#00142B
  • Transparent 001125#001125
  • Transparent 000E1F#000E1F
  • Transparent 000B18#000B18
  • Transparent 000812#000812
  • Transparent 00060C#00060C
  • Transparent 000306#000306

Maastricht Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maastricht Blue Plaid Pattern

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