Indigo Color

Indigo is a dark color with the hex code #4b0082. Indigo has a purpleish hue and a high saturation.

In the RGB color space, the color Indigo has the values (75, 0, 130), being composed of 29.4% red, 0.0% green, and 51.0% blue.

In the HSL color space, the color Indigo has a hue of 274 degrees, a saturation of 100.0% and a lightness of 25.5%.


Indigo Color Codes

ValueCSS
Hex4b0082#4b0082
RGB75, 0, 130rgb(75, 0, 130)
RGB Percent29.4%, 0.0%, 51.0%rgb(29.4%, 0.0%, 51.0%)
RGB 0-10.2941, 0.0000, 0.5098
HSL274°, 100.0%, 25.5%hsl(274, 100.0%, 25.5%)
CMYK42, 100, 0, 49
LAB (D50)19.72, 47.04, -54.28
LCH (D50)19.72, 71.82, 310.91
OKLAB0.3390, 0.0942, -0.1526
OKLCH0.3390, 0.1793, 302
XYZ (D50)0.0626, 0.0626, 0.1604

Indigo Color Harmonies

Analogous Palette

Analogous color harmonies are created using three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. For Pigment Indigo (#4c0082) the analogous colors are Navy Blue (#0b0082) and Patriarch (#820077). These harmonies often have a calm, relaxed feeling and can be used to create a sense of unity in a design. Analogous color harmonies are versatile and can be used in a variety of settings, from web design to branding to interiors.

#0b0082Navy Blue
#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#820077Patriarch

Complementary Palette

One of the most popular color schemes in art and design is the complementary color scheme. This color scheme makes use of two colors that sit opposite of each other on the color wheel, such as blue and orange, red and green, or purple and yellow. The color opposite to Pigment Indigo (#4c0082) is Green People (#368200). By using contrasting colors, this scheme can create a dynamic and eye-catching look. It can also be used to highlight certain elements in a design. However, it's important to use complementary colors sparingly, as too much contrast can be visually jarring. When used correctly, complementary colors can add spice to any design.

#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#368200Green People

Split-Complementary Palette

Split-complementary color harmony is created when one color is combined with the two colors on either side of its complementary color. The two split-complementary colors forPigment Indigo (#4c0082) are Verde Tropa (#778200) and Ao (#00820b). This type of color scheme is often used in interior design because it is both visually appealing and harmonious. While it can be challenging to find the right balance of colors, the results are usually worth the effort. One advantage of split-complementary color harmony is that it creates a sense of movement and energy. The eye is naturally drawn to the contrasting colors, which makes the space feel more dynamic.

#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#778200Verde Tropa
#00820bAo

Double Split-Complementary Palette

Double split-complementary color harmony is a color scheme that consists of two pairs of colors that are complementary to each other. The first pair consists of the main colorNavy Blue (#0b0082) and its complement Patriarch (#820077), while the second pair consists of the two colors adjacent to the main color's complement: Verde Tropa (#778200) and Ao (#00820b). This type of color harmony is often used in art and design to create a sense of balance and visual interest. When used correctly, double split-complementary color schemes can be very striking and eye-catching. When used sparingly, double split-complementary color schemes can help to add visual interest and depth to your artwork or designs.

#0b0082Navy Blue
#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#820077Patriarch
#778200Verde Tropa
#00820bAo

Rectangle Palette

Rectangle color harmony is a color scheme based on the rectangular shape. It is made up of four colors: two complementary colors: Pigment Indigo (#4c0082) and Green People (#368200), a split-complementary color: Inescapable Lover (#820036), and an analogous color: Dark Emerald (#00824c). This type of color scheme is often used in web design and advertising. The rectangular shape helps to create a sense of balance and stability, while the four colors provide a wide range of options for creating an eye-catching design. When using rectangle color harmony, it is important to consider the overall tone of the design. For example, a brighter color scheme might be more suitable for a fun and playful design, while a more subdued color scheme could be better suited for a more serious or formal design. Whatever the tone, rectangle color harmony can be an effective way to create a visually appealing design.

#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#820036Inescapable Lover
#368200Green People
#00824cDark Emerald

Triadic Palette

Triadic color harmony is a color scheme that uses three colors that are evenly spaced around the color wheel. For Pigment Indigo (#4c0082) the two colors that form a triadic color scheme are Dried Mustard (#824c00) and Dark Emerald (#00824c). To create a triadic color scheme, you can either choose three colors that are evenly spaced on the color wheel or you can choose two colors and then find the third color that is equidistant from them. Triadic color schemes are often used in art and design because they are both visually pleasing and harmonious.

#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#824c00Dried Mustard
#00824cDark Emerald

Tetradic Palette

Tetradic color harmony is created when four colors that are equidistant from each other on the color wheel are used together. For Pigment Indigo (#4c0082) the three colors that form a tetradic color scheme are Proton Red (#820b00), Green People (#368200) andThe Real Teal (#007782). This type of harmony is often used in menswear, as it can create a strong and masculine look. While tetradic harmony can be very striking, it can also be quite challenging to achieve, as it can easily look unbalanced. When using tetradic harmony, it is important to carefully consider the proportion of each color and how the different tones will work together. Done well, tetradic color harmony can create a bold and stylish look.

#4c0082Pigment Indigo
#820b00Proton Red
#368200Green People
#007782The Real Teal

Tints, Shades & Tones of Indigo Color

Tints, shades, and tones can be used to create unique effects in art and design. By using tints, shades, and tones, you can add depth and dimension to your work.

Tints

A tint is a lightened color, achieved by adding white. This can create a softer, more delicate look.

#612690
#76419e
#8a5bac
#9e75ba
#b190c8
#c5abd5
#d8c6e3
#ece2f1

Shades

A shade is a darkened color, achieved by adding black. This can create a richer, more dramatic look.

#430573
#3c0964
#350b56
#2d0c48
#260d3a
#1f0c2d
#190820
#0f0414

Tones

A tone is a muted color, achieved by adding gray. This can create a more subtle, sophisticated look.

#541a82
#5c2b83
#643a83
#6b4982
#715782
#766482
#7b7281
#808080
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