The tools on this page are meant for quick reference. A full chart of the brand colors, including guidance on usage, can be found on the Color Guide page.

Printable Cheat Sheet

This brand colors cheat sheet is designed to be attached to the bottom of a monitor for quick color reference. Three quick references fit on a single 8.5" x 11" sheet, so you can print extra references for friends!

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Contrast Grid

This grid is a useful tool for quickly checking the contrast ratios of text against background color for Western's palette. Contrast ratios must meet WCAG guidelines.

For colors that fall outside of this grid, the Web Aim Color Contrast Checker is a great tool for quickly testing contrast ratios of two hexadecimal color values.

Background Text
White
#FFFFFF
Black
#1C2023
Darkest Blue
#002F5E
Dark Blue
#003F87
Blue
#007AC8
Light Blue
#41B6FF
Dark Green
#006B3F
Light Green
#BAD80A
Lightest Green
#D6E86C
Darkest Blue
#002F5E
Text
AAA 13.3
Text
DNP 1.2
Text
DNP 1.3
Text
DNP 2.9
Text
AA 5.9
Text
DNP 2
Text
AAA 8.2
Text
AAA 9.9
Dark Blue
#003F87
Text
AAA 10
Text
DNP 1.6
Text
DNP 1.3
Text
DNP 2.2
Text
AA 4.5
Text
DNP 1.5
Text
AA 6.2
Text
AAA 7.5
Blue
#007AC8
Text
AA 4.5
Text
AA18 3.6
Text
DNP 2.9
Text
DNP 2.2
Text
DNP 2
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
DNP 2.8
Text
AA18 3.3
Dark Green
#006B3F
Text
AA 6.6
Text
DNP 2.4
Text
DNP 2
Text
DNP 1.5
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
DNP 2.9
Text
AA18 4
Text
AA 4.9
Green
#5DA225
Text
AA18 3.1
Text
AA 5.2
Text
AA18 4.2
Text
AA18 3.2
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
DNP 2.1
Text
DNP 1.9
Text
DNP 2.3
Light Green
#BAD80A
Text
DNP 1.6
Text
AAA 10
Text
AAA 8.2
Text
AA 6.2
Text
DNP 2.8
Text
DNP 1.3
Text
AA18 4
Text
DNP 1.2
White
#FFFFFF
Text
AAA 16.4
Text
AAA 13.3
Text
AAA 10
Text
AA 4.5
Text
DNP 2.2
Text
AA 6.6
Text
DNP 1.6
Text
DNP 1.3
Light Gray
#EAEDEF
Text
DNP 1.1
Text
AAA 13.9
Text
AAA 11.3
Text
AAA 8.6
Text
AA18 3.8
Text
DNP 1.9
Text
AA 5.6
Text
DNP 1.3
Text
DNP 1.1
Gray
#667986
Text
AA 4.5
Text
AA18 3.6
Text
DNP 2.9
Text
DNP 2.2
Text
DNP 1
Text
DNP 2
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
DNP 2.7
Text
AA18 3.3
Black
#1C2023
Text
AAA 16.4
Text
DNP 1.2
Text
DNP 1.6
Text
AA18 3.6
Text
AAA 7.3
Text
DNP 2.4
Text
AAA 10
Text
AAA 12.2
Red
#CC2D30
Text
AA 5.2
Text
AA18 3.1
Text
DNP 2.5
Text
DNP 1.9
Text
DNP 1.1
Text
DNP 2.3
Text
DNP 1.2
Text
AA18 3.2
Text
AA18 3.9
Yellow
#FFC61E
Text
DNP 1.5
Text
AAA 10
Text
AAA 8.5
Text
AA 6.4
Text
DNP 2.8
Text
DNP 1.4
Text
AA18 4.2
Text
DNP 1
Text
DNP 1.1
AAA Pass, AAA (7+)
AA Pass, AA (4.5+)
AA18 Pass, Large Text Only (3+)
DNP Does Not Pass
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