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Marietta Blue Color

HEX #00205B / RGB (0, 32, 91)


What is Marietta Blue Color?

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As per the official brand guide, Marietta Blue color Pantone number is 281 C. To display the color on web pages with HTML and/or CSS code, use the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Marietta Blue color hex code is #00205B with RGB equivalent (0, 32, 91). Please note that the CMYK values mentioned in the table below have been calculated from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximations.
Marietta Blue is the main color of Marietta College located in Marietta, Ohio.

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Marietta Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#00205B
RGB Values(0, 32, 91)
CMYK Values(100%, 65%, 0%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 100%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#003366
Inverse Color#FFDFA4 [Navajo White]
Pantone®281 C
Closest RAL5026 [Pearl night blue]
Complementary Color#5B3B00 [Dark Bronze (Coin)]
Marietta Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#292929
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1D1D1D
Weighted Average (Luma)#1D1D1D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#5C5C5C

Marietta Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 00205B. Complementary color is 5B3B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Marietta Blue is Dark Bronze (Coin) with the hex code #5B3B00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #00205B color is offered by #5B3B00. 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.

00205B 5B3B00
Analogous color palette with (00205B, 0E005B and 004E5B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Marietta Blue (#00205B) are Cetacean Blue (#0E005B) and Midnight Green (Eagle Green) (#004E5B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Marietta 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.

00205B 0E005B 004E5B
Split Complementary color palette with (00205B, 5B0D00 and 4E5B00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Marietta Blue (#00205B) are #5B0D00 (Blood Red) and #4E5B00 (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.

00205B 5B0D00 4E5B00
Triadic color palette with (00205B, 5B0020 and 205B00)

Triadic Palette

Marietta Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5B0020 (Dark Scarlet) and #205B00 (Lincoln Green) along with #00205B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

00205B 5B0020 205B00
Tetradic color palette with (00205B, 5B0020, 5B3B00 and 005B3B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Marietta Blue has four colors - #5B0020 (Dark Scarlet), #5B3B00 (Dark Bronze (Coin)) and #005B3B (Castleton Green) in addition to the base color (#00205B). 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.

00205B 5B0020 5B3B00 005B3B
Square color palette with (00205B, 5B004E, 5B3B00 and 005B0E)

Square Palette

Marietta Blue square color palette has #5B004E (Imperial Purple), #5B3B00 (Dark Bronze (Coin)) and #005B0E (Emerald 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.

00205B 5B004E 5B3B00 005B0E
Rainbow color

Marietta Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Marietta 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.

00205B 2E005B 5B003A 5B1400 545B00 065B00 005B48

Tints, Tones & Shades of Marietta Blue Color


  • Transparent 334D7C334D7C
  • Transparent 4D638C4D638C
  • Transparent 66799D66799D
  • Transparent 8090AD8090AD
  • Transparent 99A6BD99A6BD
  • Transparent B3BCCEB3BCCE
  • Transparent CCD2DECCD2DE
  • Transparent E6E9EFE6E9EF


  • Transparent 1A33621A3362
  • Transparent 263D66263D66
  • Transparent 33466A33466A
  • Transparent 40506E40506E
  • Transparent 4D5A714D5A71
  • Transparent 5A63755A6375
  • Transparent 666D79666D79
  • Transparent 73767C73767C


  • Transparent 001A49001A49
  • Transparent 001640001640
  • Transparent 001337001337
  • Transparent 00102E00102E
  • Transparent 000D24000D24
  • Transparent 000A1B000A1B
  • Transparent 000612000612
  • Transparent 000309000309

Marietta Blue Color Patterns

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    Marietta Blue Gingham Checks

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    Marietta Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Marietta Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marietta Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marietta Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marietta Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marietta Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marietta Blue Plaid Pattern

Marietta Blue Color Interior Ideas

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