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Dark Blue Colors

On or Off the Web, Color Symbolism for SVG and CSS Color Names in Shades of Blue

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Blue is a favorite color of both men and women. While all shades of blue carry some of the same symbolism, certain attributes are stronger for dark blues. The deepest darkest blues also share some of the same color meanings as black. This selection of dark blue colors goes from the dark of navy blue to the lighter and brighter medium blue.

Dark Blue - Corporate Blue

A very dark blue, #000033
A very dark blue, #000033

This browser safe dark blue color works as a dark corporate blue, conveying trust, truth, authority, and stability.

 

 

Navy

Navy
Navy

The official CSS color keyword/SVG color keyword navy refers to a very dark shade of blue. Navy is a cool color. Navy carries the blue symbolism of importance, confidence, power, and authority (including police and military). Darker blue, like navy, is associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism.

Being very dark, navy can sometimes be a neutral like black which is also often seen as a conservative and authoritarian color.

  • Hex #000080
  • RGB 0,0,128
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet dark blue would be 000066 / 0,0,102

Midnight Blue

Midnight Blue
Midnight Blue

The SVG color keyword midnightblue refers to a very dark shade of blue. It is a cool color. Very close to navy, Midnight Blue carries the blue symbolism of importance, confidence, power, and authority. Darker blue is associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism. 

Being very dark, midnight blue can sometimes be a neutral like black which is also often seen as a conservative and authoritarian color.

  • Hex #191970
  • RGB 25,25,112
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet dark blue might be 000066 / 0,0,102

Dark Blue

Dark Blue
Dark Blue

The SVG color keyword darkblue refers to a dark shade of blue (naturally). A cool color, Dark Blue carries the blue symbolism of importance, confidence, power, and authority. Darker shades of blue are associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism.

Like navy, this dark blue can sometimes be a neutral like black which is also often seen as a conservative and authoritarian color.

  • Hex #00008B
  • RGB 0,0,139
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet dark blue would be 000099 / 0,0,153

 

 

Indigo

Indigo
Indigo

The SVG color keyword indigo refers to a dark purplish blue. Indigo is a cool color. Indigo appears between blue and violet in a rainbow. Carrying the blue symbolism associated with the darker shades of blue, indigo conveys trust, truthfulness, and stability. It also may have some of the authority and royalty of purple as indigo was considered a royal blue.

 

  • Hex #4B0082
  • RGB 75,0,130
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet dark purply-blue to indigo might be #330066 | 51,0,102

Indigo Dye

Indigo Dye
Indigo Dye

This swatch is an approximation of the color of indigo dye. It's a bit bluer than the Web color of indigo

 

  • Hex #00416A
  • RGB 0,65,106

Royal Azure

Royal Azure
Royal Azure

This medium-dark swatch of royal azure is one of the darker of the colors known as azure. Stability, calmness, and richness are some of the blue symbolism associated with royal azure.

  • Hex #0038A8
  • RGB 0,56,168

Dark Slate Blue

Dark Slate Blue
Dark Slate Blue

The SVG color keyword darkslateblue refers to a darker shade of blue with a slightly gray/purple tone to it. Dark Slate Blue carries the blue symbolism of importance and confidence. Softer than Navy or Dark Blue, Dark Slate Blue has a slightly purple tinge that gives it a touch of warmth and richness.

  • Hex #483D8B
  • RGB 72,61,139
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet browser safe blue to darkslateblue might be #333399 /51, 51, 153 or #003366 / 0,51,102

Cobalt

Cobalt
Cobalt

Cobalt is a medium-dark blue that is soothing, peaceful, and can also suggest richness. Like azure, nature, stability, calmness are some of its qualities. This swatch is just one of the blues known as cobalt.

  • Hex #3D59AB
  • RGB 61,89,171

Medium Blue

Medium Blue
Medium Blue

The SVG color keyword mediumblue refers to a dark shade of blue that is bluer and a little brighter than darkblue. Medium Blue is a cool color that carries the blue symbolism of importance and confidence. Although it's not a light or pastel blue, it still has something of a fresh, spring-like quality with a touch of childlike playfulness.

  • Hex #0000CD
  • RGB 0,0,205
  • Browser Safe Color: No, the closet blue to mediumblue would be 0000cc / 0,0,204

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