Resolution Blue Color


Resolution Blue is deep, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #ffdc78
Complementary Color #876400
Color Shade: blue cyan (224.44° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 26.47% (better contrasting with white)
Resolution Blue Color Sample
Resolution Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #002387

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Resolution Blue Color. The Royal Azure color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Amalfitan Azure (#033b9a) for more calm effect. Try Blue Leviathan as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#876400 is the best complementary color to Resolution Blue. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #002387 complementary color is Olive, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Resolution Blue are #006687 and #200087. Thus found on the left and right of #002387 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Orient and Navy Blue colors as they work well with Resolution Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Resolution Blue palette consists of #668700 and #872000 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#876400). Try Olive and Cedar Wood Finish colors in combination with #002387, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #002387 offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Resolution Blue. Thus Japanese Laurel and Burgundy giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Resolution Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Olive, Fresh Eggplant, and Fun Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #002387 square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Resolution Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#876400) and two others. The Burgundy is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Deep Sea – 120° from the complementary Olive. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #870022 and #008764.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #002387 is made of 0% red, 21% green and 79% blue. In a HSL mode Resolution Blue has a hue angle of 224.44°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 26.47%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #002387 is made of 52.94% cyan, 39.21% magenta, 0% yellow and 47.06% black ink.

HEX #002387
RGB Decimal rgb(0,35,135)
RGB Percentage 0%, 21%, 79%
CMYK 52.94, 39.21, 0, 47.06
HSL hsl(224.44,100%,26.47%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(224.44,100%,52.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(19.8479,32.5075,-57.6987)
XYZ xyz(4.9742,2.9513,23.2292)