Color Name: Brandeis Blue
Hex Color Code: #003478
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 52, 120)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 56.7%, 0.0%, 52.9%




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Brandeis University is a private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts, founded in 1948. Brandeis Blue is the primary color associated with Brandeis University.


What color is Brandeis Blue?

Brandeis Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Brandeis Blue is #003478, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 52, 120).

In the RGB color model, Brandeis Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 52, and a blue value of 120. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 56.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 52.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 214° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 23.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Brandeis Blue has a hue of 214° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 47.1 % brightness/value.

Brandeis Blue is cool or warm?

Brandeis Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Brandeis Blue (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 52, 120)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 52 (20.4%)
Blue 120 (47.1%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 214°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 23.53 %.
HWB H: 214°
W: 0.00 %
B: 52.94 %
LRV ~ 3.8 %
Munsell Color System 2.5PB 2.0/10
XYZ X : 4.62
Y : 3.81
Z : 18.26
YXY Y1 : 3.81
X : 0.17
Y2 : 0.14
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 79.61%
Y : 52.94%

CMYK

Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 56.67%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 52.94%

HSV/HSB

Hue 214°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 47.06 %.
CIE-Lab L : 23.04
A : 14.17
B : -42.98
CIE-Lch L : 23.04
C : 45.26
H : 288.25
CIE-Luv L : 23.04
U : -11.8
V : -52.13
Hunter-Lab L : 19.52
A : 8.05
B : -41.79








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Brandeis Blue (Other - School)


Here are the colors similar to Brandeis Blue (Other - School). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


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ΔE - 1.38 (98.6% similar)




Paint similar to Brandeis Blue (Other - School)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Brandeis Blue (Other - School). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


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ΔE - 7.02 (93.0% similar)
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ΔE - 7.48 (92.5% similar)

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ΔE - 7.52 (92.5% similar)
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Behr

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Color Combinations


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Brandeis Blue 003478 Monochromatic Color Palette
Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Brandeis Blue 003478 Analogous Color Palette
Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Brandeis Blue 003478 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Brandeis Blue 003478 tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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