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Advertising Blue Color

HEX #0081A8 / RGB (0, 129, 168)

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What is Advertising Blue Color?

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Advertising Blue has the hex code #0081A8. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 129, 168), which means it is composed of 0% red, 43% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:23 Y:0 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Advertising Blue has a hue of 194°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 240 50 35, Advertising Blue hex code is #0081A8 with equivalent RGB (0, 129, 168). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Advertising Blue's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Advertising Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0081A8
RGB Values(0, 129, 168)
CMYK Values(100%, 23%, 0%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(194°, 100%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#009999
Inverse Color#FF7E57 [Coral]
Closest Pantone®314 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#A82700 [Rufous]
Advertising Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#636363
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Advertising Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0081A8. Complementary color is A82700

Complementary Palette

The complement of Advertising Blue is Rufous with the hex code #A82700. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0081A8 color is offered by #A82700. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

0081A8 A82700
Analogous color palette with (0081A8, 002DA8 and 00A87B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Advertising Blue (#0081A8) are International Klein Blue (#002DA8) and Green (Munsell) (#00A87B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Advertising Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

0081A8 002DA8 00A87B
Split Complementary color palette with (0081A8, A8002D and A87B00)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Advertising Blue (#0081A8) are #A8002D (Alabama Crimson) and #A87B00 (Gold). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

0081A8 A8002D A87B00
Triadic color palette with (0081A8, A80081 and 81A800)

Triadic Palette

Advertising Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A80081 (Flirt) and #81A800 (Apple Green) along with #0081A8 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

0081A8 A80081 81A800
Tetradic color palette with (0081A8, A80081, A82700 and 00A827)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Advertising Blue has four colors - #A80081 (Flirt), #A82700 (Rufous) and #00A827 (North Texas Green) in addition to the base color (#0081A8). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

0081A8 A80081 A82700 00A827
Square color palette with (0081A8, 7B00A8, A82700 and 2DA800)

Square Palette

Advertising Blue square color palette has #7B00A8 (Violet (RYB)), #A82700 (Rufous) and #2DA800 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

0081A8 7B00A8 A82700 2DA800
Rainbow color

Advertising Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Advertising Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

0081A8 0F00A8 9F00A8 A80021 A86F00 51A800 00A83F

Tints, Tones & Shades of Advertising Blue Color


  • Transparent 339AB9339AB9
  • Transparent 4DA7C24DA7C2
  • Transparent 66B3CB66B3CB
  • Transparent 80C0D480C0D4
  • Transparent 99CDDC99CDDC
  • Transparent B3D9E5B3D9E5
  • Transparent CCE6EECCE6EE
  • Transparent E6F2F6E6F2F6


  • Transparent 1A81A01A81A0
  • Transparent 26819C26819C
  • Transparent 338198338198
  • Transparent 408194408194
  • Transparent 4D80904D8090
  • Transparent 5A808C5A808C
  • Transparent 668088668088
  • Transparent 738084738084


  • Transparent 006786006786
  • Transparent 005A76005A76
  • Transparent 004D65004D65
  • Transparent 004154004154
  • Transparent 003443003443
  • Transparent 002732002732
  • Transparent 001A22001A22
  • Transparent 000D11000D11

Advertising Blue Color Patterns

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    Advertising Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Advertising Blue Plaid Pattern

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