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Brilliant Blue Color

HEX #4F98CB / RGB (79, 152, 203)

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What is Brilliant Blue Color?

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Brilliant Blue has the hex code #4F98CB. The equivalent RGB values are (79, 152, 203), which means it is composed of 18% red, 35% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:61 M:25 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Brilliant Blue has a hue of 205°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 260 60 35, Brilliant Blue hex code is #4F98CB with equivalent RGB (79, 152, 203). 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, Brilliant 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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Brilliant Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4F98CB
RGB Values(79, 152, 203)
CMYK Values(61%, 25%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(205°, 61%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#6699CC
Inverse Color#B06734 [Dark Gold]
Closest Pantone®7688 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#CB824F [Peru]
Brilliant Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#888888
Weighted Average (Luma)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Brilliant Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4F98CB. Complementary color is CB824F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Brilliant Blue is Peru with the hex code #CB824F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4F98CB color is offered by #CB824F. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (4F98CB, 4F5ACB and 4FCBC0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Brilliant Blue (#4F98CB) are Iris (#4F5ACB) and Medium Turquoise (#4FCBC0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Brilliant 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (4F98CB, CB4F5A and CBC04F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Brilliant Blue (#4F98CB) are #CB4F5A (Dark Terra Cotta) and #CBC04F (Vegas 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.

Triadic color palette with (4F98CB, CB4F98 and 98CB4F)

Triadic Palette

Brilliant Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CB4F98 (Mulberry (Crayola)) and #98CB4F (Android Green) along with #4F98CB create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4F98CB, CB4F98, CB824F and 4FCB82)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Brilliant Blue has four colors - #CB4F98 (Mulberry (Crayola)), #CB824F (Peru) and #4FCB82 (Emerald) in addition to the base color (#4F98CB). 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.

4F98CB CB4F98 CB824F 4FCB82
Square color palette with (4F98CB, C04FCB, CB824F and 5ACB4F)

Square Palette

Brilliant Blue square color palette has #C04FCB (Deep Fuchsia), #CB824F (Peru) and #5ACB4F (Apple). 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.

Rainbow color

Brilliant Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Brilliant 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.

4F97CB 714FCB CB4FBB CB4F50 CBB84F 74CB4F 4FCB94

Tints, Tones & Shades of Brilliant Blue Color


  • Transparent 72ADD572ADD5
  • Transparent 84B7DB84B7DB
  • Transparent 95C1E095C1E0
  • Transparent A7CCE5A7CCE5
  • Transparent B9D6EAB9D6EA
  • Transparent CAE0EFCAE0EF
  • Transparent DCEAF5DCEAF5
  • Transparent EDF5FAEDF5FA


  • Transparent 5993BC5993BC
  • Transparent 5E91B55E91B5
  • Transparent 638EAD638EAD
  • Transparent 688CA6688CA6
  • Transparent 6C8A9E6C8A9E
  • Transparent 718797718797
  • Transparent 76858F76858F
  • Transparent 7B82887B8288


  • Transparent 3F7AA23F7AA2
  • Transparent 376A8E376A8E
  • Transparent 2F5B7A2F5B7A
  • Transparent 284C66284C66
  • Transparent 203D51203D51
  • Transparent 182E3D182E3D
  • Transparent 101E29101E29
  • Transparent 080F14080F14

Brilliant Blue Color Patterns

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    Brilliant Blue Gingham Checks

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    Brilliant Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brilliant Blue Plaid Pattern

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