Permanent Blue

HEX #2522CA / RGB (37, 34, 202)

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What is Permanent Blue Color?

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Permanent Blue has the hex code #2522CA. The equivalent RGB values are (37, 34, 202), which means it is composed of 14% red, 12% green and 74% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:82 M:83 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, Permanent Blue has a hue of 241°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Permanent Blue is the name given to the synthetic ultramarine color created 1826 in France. This brought this bright blue color affordable to the masses because, originally, it was expensive and could only be produced by grinding the lapis lazuli mineral.

Permanent Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#2522CA
RGB Values(37, 34, 202)
CMYK Values(82%, 83%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(241°, 83%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#3333CC
Inverse Color#DADD35 [Pear]
Closest Pantone®2736 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#C7CA22 [Acid Green]
Permanent Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5B5B5B
Desaturated#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#353535
Weighted Average (Luma)#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#737373

Permanent Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2522CA. Complementary color is C7CA22

Complementary Palette

The complement of Permanent Blue is Acid Green with the hex code #C7CA22. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2522CA color is offered by #C7CA22. 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 (2522CA, 7922CA and 2273CA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Permanent Blue (#2522CA) are Blue-Violet (#7922CA) and Celtic Blue (#2273CA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Permanent 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 (2522CA, CA7922 and 73CA22)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Permanent Blue (#2522CA) are #CA7922 (Ochre) and #73CA22 (Dark Lemon Lime). 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 (2522CA, CA2522 and 22CA25)

Triadic Palette

Permanent Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CA2522 (Fire Engine Red) and #22CA25 (Lime Green) along with #2522CA 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 (2522CA, CA2522, C7CA22 and 22C7CA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Permanent Blue has four colors - #CA2522 (Fire Engine Red), #C7CA22 (Acid Green) and #22C7CA (Maximum Blue Green) in addition to the base color (#2522CA). 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 (2522CA, CA2273, C7CA22 and 22CA79)

Square Palette

Permanent Blue square color palette has #CA2273 (Magenta (Dye)), #C7CA22 (Acid Green) and #22CA79 (UFO 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.

Rainbow color

Permanent Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Permanent 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 Permanent Blue Color

Tints

  • Transparent 514ED5#514ED5
  • Transparent 6664DA#6664DA
  • Transparent 7C7ADF#7C7ADF
  • Transparent 9291E5#9291E5
  • Transparent A8A7EA#A8A7EA
  • Transparent BEBDEF#BEBDEF
  • Transparent D3D3F4#D3D3F4
  • Transparent E9E9FA#E9E9FA

Tones

  • Transparent 3735BB#3735BB
  • Transparent 403EB4#403EB4
  • Transparent 4948AC#4948AC
  • Transparent 5351A5#5351A5
  • Transparent 5C5A9E#5C5A9E
  • Transparent 656496#656496
  • Transparent 6E6D8F#6E6D8F
  • Transparent 777787#777787

Shades

  • Transparent 1E1BA2#1E1BA2
  • Transparent 1A188D#1A188D
  • Transparent 161479#161479
  • Transparent 131165#131165
  • Transparent 0F0E51#0F0E51
  • Transparent 0B0A3D#0B0A3D
  • Transparent 070728#070728
  • Transparent 040314#040314

Permanent Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Permanent Blue Plaid Pattern

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