Oxford Blue (colour)

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Oxford Blue
 
About these coordinates     Colour coordinates
Hex triplet #002147
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 33, 71)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (100, 80, 0, 60)
HSV       (h, s, v) (212°, 100%, 28[1]%)
Source Oxford Branding Guidelines
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Oxford Blue is the official colour of the University of Oxford.[2] The official Oxford branding guidelines set the definition of Oxford Blue as Pantone 282, equivalent to the hex code #002147.[3]

With a hue code of 212, this colour is actually a very dark tone of azure. Azure colours are those colours with a hue code of between 195 and 225.

Usage[edit]

Oxford Blue is strongly associated with the University of Oxford, especially with the official sport teams, also called the Oxford Blue. It is also used by the Pennsylvania State University,[4] Georgetown University,[5] and the athletic teams of the University of Michigan.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#002147 Color Information". Colorhexa.com. Retrieved 2013-12-24. 
  2. ^ Oxford Brand Colours, University of Oxford.
  3. ^ Oxford Digital Style Guide, University of Oxford.
  4. ^ "Background about Penn State's Visual Identity - Visual Identity" (PDF). psu.edu. Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  5. ^ "Primary and Secondary Colors - Visual Identity". Visualidentity.georgetown.edu. Retrieved 2013-12-24. 
  6. ^ "The University of Michigan Brand | Global Marketing & Communications". Logos.umich.edu. Retrieved 2013-12-24.