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French Blue Color

Color Name: French Blue
Hex Color Code: #0072BB
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 114, 187)
CMYK Values *: 100.00%, 39.04%, 0.00%, 26.67%

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French Blue is a deep azure color commonly used in men's dress shirts.

What color is French Blue?

French Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for French Blue is #0072BB, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 114, 187).

In the RGB color model, French Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 114, and a blue value of 187. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 39.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 26.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 203.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 36.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, French Blue has a hue of 203.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 73.3 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

French Blue color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(0, 114, 187)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 114 (44.7%)
Blue 187 (73.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 203.42°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 36.67 %.
LRV ~ 15.6 %
Munsell Color System 5.9B 4.5/14.6
XYZ X : 14.99
Y : 15.62
Z : 49.24
YXY Y1 : 15.62
X : 0.19
Y2 : 0.2
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 55.29%
Y : 26.67%


Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 39.04%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 26.67%


Hue 203.42°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 73.33 %.
CIE-Lab L : 46.48
A : 0.83
B : -45.8
CIE-Lch L : 46.48
C : 45.81
H : 271.04
CIE-Luv L : 46.48
U : -28.31
V : -69
Hunter-Lab L : 39.53
A : -1.49
B : -46.19

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Color Combinations

French Blue - #0072BB Color Schemes and Palettes

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.

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.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of French Blue. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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French Blue - #0072BB Opposite Color


French Blue - #0072BB Tints and Shades

French Blue #0072bb Shades

French Blue #0072bb Tints

Color Images

French Blue - #0072BB Color Images and Patterns

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