Deep Blue is a very dark blue that looks like a bowl of plump and ripe blueberries. Its deep blue hue is a color that is often seen in logo designs for companies that want to convey a sense of trust, stability, intelligence, and superiority. Big companies like BMW, Michelin tires, Lowe’s, Cinnabon, Pepsi, and Subaru have used Deep Blue as the main color in their logos and branding.
How the color is made: To make Deep Blue mix moderate blue with black to create a dark blue that feels like the vastness of outerspace.
History: Historically deep blue was a color that was reserved exclusively for the royal family members. Even today, this deep blue has a regal easthetic that sets it apart from other colors.
Color in Action
Rita Ora and Jessica Chastain both looked regal and elegant in their deep blue gowns at the 2015 Oscars, just proving once again that deep blues cool hue and look amazing on any skin tone. Wear a deep blue-colored blazer with crisp white pants for an upscaled nautical look, or pair a deep blue belt with a bright pink dress for a way to make the waist look narrower.
Deep Blue works well in a kitchen because its dramatically dark color causes the space to receed and feel smaller which can help make the space more defined.
Colors that go with Deep Blue
Match Deep Blue with metallic silver to enhance its cold tone, or pair it with gold to offer contrast and balance by complementing the deep blue with a warm yellow tone.
Deep Blue Color Palettes and Schemes
An analogous color palette with very dark teal blue, ocean blue, and Deep Blue will create an oceanic aesthetic that feels dramatic and tumultuous.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
Wallpaper that has a brocade design in Deep Blue, white, green, red and gold will have a sophisticated aesthetic. Deep Blue can also look amazing in a tartan pattern that has lighter blues and cream as its accent colors.