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Color Usage

The proper use of our color palette is essential to maintain a viable brand. Consult the university’s marketing, publications, printing and web specialists for professional assistance when selecting colors for communications.

Primary Colors

SILVER and GOLD are the official colors of the University of Idaho.

One of the primary colors must be the dominant, non-photographic color on page or spread. The tertiary color palette may be used in a more limited fashion and should not be used without elements of the official colors.

Gold

c0 m23 y53 k35

#b18e5f

r177 g142 b95

Silver

c0 m0 y0 k50

#9f9d9d

r157 g157 b157

Offset Colors

The offset palette may be used to emphasize the main brand colors. A rich black, standardized dark gray, and white give the most visual contrast for highlighting primary and tertiary brand colors. For example: a solid dark background.

Night

c76 m69 y65 k88

#000005

r0 g0 b5

Granite

c65 m56 y53 k29

#444444

r68 g68 b68

White

c0 m0 y0 k0

#ffffff

r255 g255 b255

Tertiary Colors

The tertiary colors are designed to be support palettes. In addition to a palette for internal advancement audiences, there is an alternate, saturated option for use with undergraduate and recruitment audiences.

An additional suite of tertiary colors has also been used for specific campaigns for undergraduate and recruitment communications. For more information, contact Creative Services.

Use sparingly: Expansive use of tertiary colors can overwhelm the University’s brand. Accent colors should not exceed more than 10-20 percent of the product’s visual weight. Tertiary colors work well as subheads, bars or dividers.


Combine wisely: Combine primary and tertiary colors wisely as certain pairings may draw an association with competitors or look poorly.

Moss

35c 0m 15y 55k

#57797b

r87 g121 b123

Stone

80c 60m 25y 10k

#436188

r67 g97 b136

Plum

35c 45m 0y 50k

#635476

r99 g84 b118

Copper

25c 70m 75y 10k

#b06048

r176 g96 b72

Berry

c40c 80m 40y 15k

#8f4966

r143 g73 b102

Contact

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Phone: 111-111-6291

Fax: 111-111-5841

Email: [email protected]

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