Our palette is derived from Stanford University’s brand colors. These colors are the building blocks we use to craft our PowerPoint Theme Colors.

*custom colors.

Cardinal Red

RGB: 140, 21, 21
Hex:  #8c1515

Digital Red

RGB: 177, 4, 14
Hex:  #B1040E

Spirited

RGB: 224, 79, 57
Hex: #E04F39

Poppy

RGB: 233, 131, 0
Hex:  #e98300

Sun*

RGB: 234, 171, 0
Hex:  #eaab00

Grass*

RGB: 95, 150, 65
Hex:  #5f9641

Palo Verde

RGB: 39, 153, 137
Hex:  #279989

Palo Alto

RGB: 23, 94, 84
Hex:  #175e54

Teal*

RGB: 0, 80, 92
Hex:  #00505c

Lagunita

RGB: 0, 124, 146
Hex:  #007c92

Sky

RGB: 66, 152, 181
Hex: #4298B5

Navy*

RGB: 14, 59, 69
Hex:  #0e3b4f

Purple*

RGB: 83, 40, 79
Hex:  #53284f

Berry*

RGB: 194, 31, 112
Hex:  #c21f70

Brick

RGB: 101, 28, 50
Hex:  #651C32

Archway

RGB: 93, 75, 60
Hex: #5D4B3C

Dark Fog

RGB: 182,177,169
Hex:  #b6b1a9

Stanford Black

RGB: 46, 45, 41
Hex:  #2e2d29

Cool Grey

RGB: 83, 86, 90
Hex: #53565A

Accessibility

Color contrast ratio should be at least 4.5:1

Exceptions:

  • Large text, size 18 point (typically 24px) or larger (contrast ratio of 3:1 is ok).
  • Visuals that are purely decorative (no requirement).
  • Inactive elements (e.g. a disabled Submit button or an Unpublished state indicator) that are identified visually by its lower-contrast state (no requirement).
  • Brand logos (no requirement).

Digital Red

Cardinal Red

Spirited

Poppy

Sun*

Grass*

Palo Verde

Palo Alto

Teal*

Lagunita

Sky

Navy*

Purple*

Berry*

Brick

Archway

Dark Fog

Cool Grey

Under Construction

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