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IBM Blue Brand Color

Color Name: IBM Blue
Hex Color Code: #5A87C5
RGB Color Code: RGB(90, 135, 197)
CMYK Values *: 54.31%, 31.47%, 0.00%, 22.75%

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What color is IBM Blue ?

IBM Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for IBM Blue is #5A87C5, and the RGB color code is RGB(90, 135, 197).

In the RGB color model, IBM Blue has a red value of 90, a green value of 135, and a blue value of 197. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 54.3% cyan, 31.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 22.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 214.8° (degrees), 48.0 % saturation, and 56.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, IBM Blue has a hue of 214.8° (degrees), 54.3 % saturation and 77.3 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(90, 135, 197)

Red 90 (35.3%)
Green 135 (52.9%)
Blue 197 (77.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 214.77°
Saturation 47.98 %.
Lightness 56.27 %.
LRV ~ 23.5 %
Munsell Color System 3.8PB 5.4/8.1
XYZ X : 22.96
Y : 23.53
Z : 56.16
YXY Y1 : 23.53
X : 0.22
Y2 : 0.23
CMY C : 64.71%
M : 47.06%
Y : 22.75%


Cyan 54.31%
Magenta 31.47%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 22.75%


Hue 214.77°
Saturation 54.31 %.
Brightness / Value 77.25 %.
CIE-Lab L : 55.62
A : 2.7
B : -36.91
CIE-Lch L : 55.62
C : 37.01
H : 274.18
CIE-Luv L : 55.62
U : -21.08
V : -57.34
Hunter-Lab L : 48.51
A : -0.42
B : -34.68

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delta E(ΔE) - 4.84
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delta E(ΔE) - 4.88
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delta E(ΔE) - 5.22

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Color Combinations

IBM Blue - #5A87C5 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 IBM 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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IBM Blue - #5A87C5 Opposite Color


IBM Blue - #5A87C5 Tints and Shades

IBM Blue #5a87c5 Shades

IBM Blue #5a87c5 Tints

Color Images

IBM Blue - #5A87C5 Color Images and Patterns

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