Brilliant Blue (RAL)

HEX #426A8C / RGB (66, 106, 140)

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What is Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color?

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Brilliant Blue (RAL) color hex code is #426A8C and RGB (66, 106, 140). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 208°, saturation of 53% and a brightness of 55%. The CMYK values of Brilliant Blue (RAL) are C:53 M:24 Y:0 K:45.

Brilliant Blue color is from the RAL Classic list and has the number RAL 5007. FYI, there is a color with the same name in the RAL Design list though it is quite different.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#426A8C
RGB Values(66, 106, 140)
CMYK Values(53%, 24%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 53%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#336699
Inverse Color#BD9573 [Camel]
Closest Pantone®7698 C
Complementary Color#8C6442 [Raw Umber]
Brilliant Blue (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#626262
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 426A8C. Complementary color is 8C6442

Complementary Palette

The complement of Brilliant Blue (RAL) is Raw Umber with the hex code #8C6442. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #426A8C color is offered by #8C6442. 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.

Analogous color palette with (426A8C, 42458C and 428C89)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Brilliant Blue (RAL) (#426A8C) are Dark Slate Blue (#42458C) and Jelly Bean Blue (#428C89). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Brilliant Blue (RAL) 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 (426A8C, 8C4245 and 8C8942)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Brilliant Blue (RAL) (#426A8C) are #8C4245 (Cordovan) and #8C8942 (Old Moss Green). 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 (426A8C, 8C426A and 6A8C42)

Triadic Palette

Brilliant Blue (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C426A (Twilight Lavender) and #6A8C42 (Palm Leaf) along with #426A8C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (426A8C, 8C426A, 8C6442 and 428C64)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Brilliant Blue (RAL) has four colors - #8C426A (Twilight Lavender), #8C6442 (Raw Umber) and #428C64 (Deep Aquamarine) in addition to the base color (#426A8C). 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.

Square color palette with (426A8C, 89428C, 8C6442 and 458C42)

Square Palette

Brilliant Blue (RAL) square color palette has #89428C (Plum), #8C6442 (Raw Umber) and #458C42 (May 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.

Rainbow color

Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Brilliant Blue (RAL) 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 Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color


  • Transparent 6888A3#6888A3
  • Transparent 7B97AF#7B97AF
  • Transparent 8EA6BA#8EA6BA
  • Transparent A1B5C6#A1B5C6
  • Transparent B3C3D1#B3C3D1
  • Transparent C6D2DD#C6D2DD
  • Transparent D9E1E8#D9E1E8
  • Transparent ECF0F4#ECF0F4


  • Transparent 4E6E8A#4E6E8A
  • Transparent 557188#557188
  • Transparent 5B7387#5B7387
  • Transparent 617586#617586
  • Transparent 677785#677785
  • Transparent 6D7984#6D7984
  • Transparent 747C82#747C82
  • Transparent 7A7E81#7A7E81


  • Transparent 355570#355570
  • Transparent 2E4A62#2E4A62
  • Transparent 284054#284054
  • Transparent 213546#213546
  • Transparent 1A2A38#1A2A38
  • Transparent 14202A#14202A
  • Transparent 0D151C#0D151C
  • Transparent 070B0E#070B0E

Brilliant Blue (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Trellis Pattern

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    Brilliant Blue (RAL) Plaid Pattern

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