Azure (Traditional) has the hex code #0080FF. The equivalent RGB values are (0, 128, 255), which means it is composed of
0% red, 33% green and 67% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:100 M:50 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Azure (Traditional) has a hue of 210°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. 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.
Azure is the blue color of the sky on a clear day. Based on the RGB wheel it is located at 210° with the hexadecimal code #0080FF. This means the color lies midway between cyan (#00FFFF) and blue (#0000FF). Additional hues of azure can lie between 195° to 225°. The name comes from lapis lazuli, a mineral with a strong blue color. The name also applies to another mineral, azurite, and the pigment derived from it.
The X11 color list, on which the web (HTML) color list is based, has azure as #F0FFFF - RGB (240, 255, 255) and HSB/HSB (180°, 6%, 100%). This makes it a extreme light tint of cyan. Using the color name "azure" in HTML and CSS will result in this hue.
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The complement of Azure (Traditional) is Orange (Color Wheel) with the hex code #FF7F00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0080FF color is offered by #FF7F00. 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.
The analogous colors of Azure (Traditional) (#0080FF) are Blue (#0000FF) and Aqua (#00FFFF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Azure (Traditional) 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Azure (Traditional) (#0080FF) are #FF0000 (Red) and #FFFF00 (Yellow). 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.
Azure (Traditional) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF0080 (Bright Pink) and #80FF00 (Chartreuse (Web)) along with #0080FF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Azure (Traditional) has four colors - #FF0080 (Bright Pink), #FF7F00 (Orange (Color Wheel)) and #00FF7F (Guppie Green) in addition to the base color (#0080FF). 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.
Azure (Traditional) square color palette has #FF00FF (Fuchsia), #FF7F00 (Orange (Color Wheel)) and #01FF00 (Electric Green). 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.
Azure (Traditional) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Azure (Traditional) 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.
Tints, Tones & Shades of Azure (Traditional) Color