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Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color

HEX #3D5F7C / RGB (61, 95, 124)

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What is Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color?

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Cadet Blue (RAL Design) has the hex code #3D5F7C. The equivalent RGB values are (61, 95, 124), which means it is composed of 22% red, 34% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:51 M:23 Y:0 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cadet Blue (RAL Design) has a hue of 208°, 51% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
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.

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) is an RAL Design color with the number 260 40 20. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) hex code is #3D5F7C with equivalent RGB (61, 95, 124). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color Codes

Hex Code#3D5F7C
RGB Values(61, 95, 124)
CMYK Values(51%, 23%, 0%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 51%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#C2A083 [Pale Taupe]
Closest Pantone®7699 C
Closest RAL5009 [Azure blue]
Complementary Color#7C5A3D [Coyote Brown]
Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#585858
Weighted Average (Luma)#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9B9B9B

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3D5F7C. Complementary color is 7C5A3D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) is Coyote Brown with the hex code #7C5A3D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3D5F7C color is offered by #7C5A3D. 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 (3D5F7C, 3D407C and 3D7C7A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) (#3D5F7C) are American Blue (#3D407C) and Ming (#3D7C7A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (3D5F7C, 7C3D40 and 7C7A3D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) (#3D5F7C) are #7C3D40 (American Brown) and #7C7A3D (Spanish Bistre). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (3D5F7C, 7C3D5F and 5F7C3D)

Triadic Palette

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7C3D5F (Deep Ruby) and #5F7C3D (Fern Green) along with #3D5F7C 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 (3D5F7C, 7C3D5F, 7C5A3D and 3D7C5A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) has four colors - #7C3D5F (Deep Ruby), #7C5A3D (Coyote Brown) and #3D7C5A (Amazon) in addition to the base color (#3D5F7C). 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.

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Square color palette with (3D5F7C, 7A3D7C, 7C5A3D and 407C3D)

Square Palette

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) square color palette has #7A3D7C (Maximum Purple), #7C5A3D (Coyote Brown) and #407C3D (Fern 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.

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Rainbow color

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cadet Blue (RAL Design) 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color


  • Transparent 647F96647F96
  • Transparent 778FA3778FA3
  • Transparent 8B9FB08B9FB0
  • Transparent 9EAFBE9EAFBE
  • Transparent B1BFCBB1BFCB
  • Transparent C5CFD8C5CFD8
  • Transparent D8DFE5D8DFE5
  • Transparent ECEFF2ECEFF2


  • Transparent 4A667D4A667D
  • Transparent 51697D51697D
  • Transparent 586C7E586C7E
  • Transparent 5F707E5F707E
  • Transparent 65737E65737E
  • Transparent 6C767F6C767F
  • Transparent 73797F73797F
  • Transparent 797D80797D80


  • Transparent 314C63314C63
  • Transparent 2B43572B4357
  • Transparent 25394A25394A
  • Transparent 1F303E1F303E
  • Transparent 182632182632
  • Transparent 121D25121D25
  • Transparent 0C13190C1319
  • Transparent 060A0C060A0C

Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Color Patterns

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    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Gingham Checks

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    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cadet Blue (RAL Design) Plaid Pattern

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