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Tufts Blue

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#417dc1
RGB:
65, 125, 193
CMYK:
66, 35, 0, 24
HSL:
211.9°, 50.8%, 50.6%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Steel blue
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2143
in RAL Classic:
RAL 5012
in RAL Design:
RAL 260 50 40
in RAL Effect:
RAL 640-2
What color is Tufts Blue? What are the examples of Tufts Blue color in everyday life?
2023-05-31 Snargl 2 minutes 54 seconds
# General # Fashion # Design

What color is Tufts Blue?

Living room with blue walls and a blue ceiling and a blue couch and coffee table in the middle
Person in a gas mask standing on a hill with a castle in the background and clouds in the sky
Futuristic man in a futuristic city with skyscrapers in the background and a blue sky
Blue and orange cat with big eyes and a grin on its face
Girl with blue hair and a cat ears with eyes and a rose on her head with a butterfly on her forehead
Futuristic looking building with a blue pool of water in the center of it and a bridge in the background
Woman in a bra top posing for a picture in a room with a window
Painting of a mountain town with a lot of trees and lights on it's sides
Blue background with a wavy pattern of water and sand on the bottom of it
Blue vase on top of a cement block in the sun with a blue sky in the background
Blue flower with green leaves around it's center and a yellow center in the middle of the flower
Tufts Blue is a color named after the official color of Tufts University, a private research university in Massachusetts, USA.

It is a light medium bright shade of sky blue, with high lightness and medium saturation.

Tufts Blue belongs to the blue color spectrum, and it has a hue angle of 211.9 degrees.

In RGB, it is composed of 25.49% red, 49.02% green and 75.69% blue.

In CMYK, it is composed of 66% cyan, 35% magenta, 0% yellow and 24% black.

In hexadecimal, it is represented by the code #417DC1.

Tufts Blue is often used in the university's logo, website, publications, and merchandise.

It is also one of the colors of the Tufts Jumbos, the university's athletic teams.

Tufts Blue is similar to other shades of sky blue, such as Maya Blue, Baby Blue, and Carolina Blue.

However, it is slightly darker and more saturated than these colors.

Tufts Blue can create a calm, serene, and refreshing atmosphere when used in interior design, art, or fashion.

It can also evoke a sense of trust, loyalty, and professionalism.

Example of the palette with the Tufts Blue color

Picture with primary colors of Tufts Blue, Cool black, Rosy Brown, Antique White and Rosso corsa
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 5012
RAL 5026
RAL 4009
RAL 1013
RAL 3020
RAL Design
RAL 260 50 40
RAL 200 30 33
RAL 010 60 15
RAL 050 90 10
RAL 040 40 67
RAL Effect
RAL 640-2
RAL 710-5
RAL 490-5
RAL 150-4
RAL 450-6

Example of the palette with the Tufts Blue color

Picture with primary colors of Cafe noir, Tufts Blue, Cafe au lait, Pale gold and Dark slate gray
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8016
RAL 5012
RAL 1011
RAL 1000
RAL 6028
RAL Design
RAL 050 20 16
RAL 260 50 40
RAL 040 50 30
RAL 075 80 40
RAL 180 30 15
RAL Effect
RAL 330-6
RAL 640-2
RAL 330-1
RAL 310-2
RAL 710-6

Example of the palette with the Tufts Blue color

Picture with primary colors of Tufts Blue, Oxford Blue, Rosy Brown, Baby pink and Camouflage green
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 2060-R80B
NCS S 6030-R80B
NCS S 3010-Y80R
NCS S 0530-R
NCS S 4010-G50Y
RAL Classic
RAL 5012
RAL 5026
RAL 4009
RAL 1015
RAL 7003
RAL Design
RAL 260 50 40
RAL 200 20 23
RAL 010 60 15
RAL 010 80 20
RAL 090 50 10
RAL Effect
RAL 640-2
RAL 790-6
RAL 490-5
RAL 480-2
RAL 770-3
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What are the examples of Tufts Blue color in everyday life?

Woman in overalls standing in front of a building at night with a full moon in the background. Example of Tufts Blue color.
Man wearing a hard hat and a backpack on a street at night with a star in the sky. Color #417DC1.
Blue vase with white flowers on a table next to a book and a window with blue walls. Color #417DC1.
Woman with a blue turban and a blue dress and earrings on her head and a black background. Example of Tufts Blue color.
Tufts Blue is a shade of cyan-blue that is associated with Tufts University, a private research university in Massachusetts, USA.
The color was chosen by the university's first president, Hosea Ballou II, in 1857, as a tribute to the blue sky and the blue hills of Medford, where the university is located.
Tufts Blue has the hexadecimal color code #417DC1 and the RGB values of 65, 125, 193.

Some examples of Tufts Blue color in everyday life are:
  • The sky on a clear day.
    Tufts Blue is similar to the color of the sky at noon, when the sun is high and the atmosphere scatters more blue light.
    The sky can also appear Tufts Blue during sunrise or sunset, when the sun is low and the atmosphere scatters more red and orange light, creating a contrast with the blue sky.
  • The ocean or a lake.
    Tufts Blue is also similar to the color of water, especially when it reflects the blue sky.
    The ocean or a lake can appear Tufts Blue when the water is calm and clear, or when there are waves or ripples that create highlights and shadows on the surface.
  • Some flowers and fruits.
    Tufts Blue is a rare color in nature, but some flowers and fruits have shades of cyan-blue that resemble Tufts Blue.
    For example, some varieties of hydrangea, delphinium, cornflower, iris, and blueberry have Tufts Blue petals or berries.
  • Some clothing and accessories.
    Tufts Blue is a popular color for clothing and accessories, especially for casual or sporty styles.
    Tufts Blue can be seen on shirts, jackets, jeans, hats, shoes, bags, and more.
    Tufts Blue can also be used as an accent color for logos, buttons, zippers, or embroidery.

Example of the palette with the Tufts Blue color

Picture with primary colors of Prussian blue, Tufts Blue, Flame, Fawn and Cornflower
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 6030-R80B
NCS S 2060-R80B
NCS S 0580-Y60R
NCS S 2030-Y30R
NCS S 1040-R80B
RAL Classic
RAL 5026
RAL 5012
RAL 2004
RAL 1034
RAL 7035
RAL Design
RAL 240 20 22
RAL 260 50 40
RAL 050 50 78
RAL 050 70 40
RAL 230 80 20
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