Color Name: Duke Navy Blue
Hex Color Code: #012169
RGB Color Code: RGB(1, 33, 105)
CMYK Values: CMYK(100%, 85%, 5%, 22)
Pantone PMS 280 C




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Duke Blue is the official color of Duke University. It is a shade of navy blue in the University color palette. it is sometimes referred to as “Academic Blue.” The Pantone color for print materials is PMS 280 U / C and the Hex color for web design is #012169. Find more on Duke University branding guidelines and colors here.


What color is Duke Navy Blue?

Duke Navy Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Duke Navy Blue is #012169, and the RGB color code is RGB(1, 33, 105).

In the RGB color model, Duke Navy Blue has a red value of 1, a green value of 33, and a blue value of 105. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 99.0% cyan, 68.6% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 58.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 221.5° (degrees), 98.1 % saturation, and 20.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Duke Navy Blue has a hue of 221.5° (degrees), 99.0 % saturation and 41.2 % brightness/value.

Duke Navy Blue is cool or warm?

Duke Navy Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(1, 33, 105)

Red 1 (0.4%)
Green 33 (12.9%)
Blue 105 (41.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 221.54°
Saturation 98.11 %.
Lightness 20.78 %.
HWB H: 221.54°
W: 0.39 %
B: 58.82 %
LRV ~ 2.1 %
Munsell Color System 4.3PB 1.5/10.1
XYZ X : 3.11
Y : 2.11
Z : 13.61
YXY Y1 : 2.11
X : 0.16
Y2 : 0.11
CMY C : 99.61%
M : 87.06%
Y : 58.82%

CMYK

Cyan 100%
Magenta 85%
Yellow 5%
Key 22%

HSV/HSB

Hue 221.54°
Saturation 99.05 %.
Brightness / Value 41.18 %.
CIE-Lab L : 16.07
A : 21.6
B : -44.69
CIE-Lch L : 16.07
C : 49.64
H : 295.8
CIE-Luv L : 16.07
U : -7.02
V : -45.31
Hunter-Lab L : 14.54
A : 12.69
B : -45.32








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Duke Navy Blue (Other - School)


Here are the colors similar to Duke Navy 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.


#002366
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ΔE - 1.16 (98.8% similar)
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Dark Sapphire
ΔE - 1.51 (98.5% similar)
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Midnight Blue
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)
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Resolution Blue
ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)


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Paint similar to Duke Navy Blue (Other - School)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Duke Navy 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.


Benjamin Moore

#233872
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ΔE - 7.13 (92.9% similar)
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ΔE - 8.33 (91.7% similar)
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Bold Blue (2064-10)
ΔE - 9.33 (90.7% similar)
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Symphony Blue (2060-10)
ΔE - 9.35 (90.6% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#283849
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ΔE - 11.03 (89.0% similar)
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Salty Dog (SW 9177)
ΔE - 11.08 (88.9% similar)
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Dress Blues (SW 9176)
ΔE - 11.44 (88.6% similar)
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Valiant Violet (SW 6818)
ΔE - 11.85 (88.2% similar)

PPG Paints

#374874
Daring Indigo (PPG1166-7)
ΔE - 12.42 (87.6% similar)
#314A76
Dragonfly (PPG1162-7)
ΔE - 12.82 (87.2% similar)
#2A4B6E
Blue Tang (PPG1160-7)
ΔE - 13.42 (86.6% similar)
#3D496D
Egyptian Violet (PPG1168-7)
ΔE - 13.57 (86.4% similar)

Behr

#39497B
Expressionism (MQ5-49)
ΔE - 12.56 (87.4% similar)
#3C4B7E
Tanzanite (P530-7)
ΔE - 13.21 (86.8% similar)
#35475B
Compass Blue (MQ5-54)
ΔE - 13.34 (86.7% similar)
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Bon Nuit (MQ5-14)
ΔE - 13.52 (86.5% similar)







Color Combinations


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Duke Navy Blue 012169 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.

Duke Navy Blue 012169 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.

Duke Navy Blue 012169 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Duke Navy Blue 012169 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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Duke Navy Blue - #012169 Color Images and Patterns


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