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Cold Soft Blue Color

HEX #D9E7E6 / RGB (217, 231, 230)

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What is Cold Soft Blue Color?

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Cold Soft Blue has the hex code #D9E7E6. The equivalent RGB values are (217, 231, 230), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:0 Y:0 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cold Soft Blue has a hue of 176°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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 220 90 05, Cold Soft Blue hex code is #D9E7E6 with equivalent RGB (217, 231, 230). 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, Cold Soft 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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Cold Soft Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#D9E7E6
RGB Values(217, 231, 230)
CMYK Values(6%, 0%, 0%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(176°, 6%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#CCFFFF
Inverse Color#261819 [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®649 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E7D9DA [White Coffee]
Cold Soft Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Luma)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EBEBEB

Cold Soft Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D9E7E6. Complementary color is E7D9DA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cold Soft Blue is White Coffee with the hex code #E7D9DA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D9E7E6 color is offered by #E7D9DA. 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 (D9E7E6, D9E1E7 and D9E7DF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cold Soft Blue (#D9E7E6) are Gainsboro (#D9E1E7) and Chinese White (#D9E7DF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cold Soft 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.

D9E7E6 D9E1E7 D9E7DF
Split Complementary color palette with (D9E7E6, E7D9E1 and E7DFD9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cold Soft Blue (#D9E7E6) are #E7D9E1 (Platinum) and #E7DFD9 (White Coffee). 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.

D9E7E6 E7D9E1 E7DFD9
Triadic color palette with (D9E7E6, E6D9E7 and E7E6D9)

Triadic Palette

Cold Soft Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E6D9E7 (Platinum) and #E7E6D9 (White Chocolate) along with #D9E7E6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

D9E7E6 E6D9E7 E7E6D9
Tetradic color palette with (D9E7E6, E6D9E7, E7D9DA and DAE7D9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cold Soft Blue has four colors - #E6D9E7 (Platinum), #E7D9DA (White Coffee) and #DAE7D9 (Chinese White) in addition to the base color (#D9E7E6). 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 (D9E7E6, DFD9E7, E7D9DA and E1E7D9)

Square Palette

Cold Soft Blue square color palette has #DFD9E7 (Gainsboro), #E7D9DA (White Coffee) and #E1E7D9 (Chinese White). 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

Cold Soft Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cold Soft 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.

D9E7E6 D9DCE7 E2D9E7 E7D9E0 E7DED9 E4E7D9 D9E7DA

Tints, Tones & Shades of Cold Soft Blue Color


  • Transparent E1ECEBE1ECEB
  • Transparent E4EEEEE4EEEE
  • Transparent E8F1F0E8F1F0
  • Transparent ECF3F3ECF3F3
  • Transparent F0F5F5F0F5F5
  • Transparent F4F8F8F4F8F8
  • Transparent F7FAFAF7FAFA
  • Transparent FBFDFDFBFDFD


  • Transparent C7D2D2C7D2D2
  • Transparent BEC8C7BEC8C7
  • Transparent B5BEBDB5BEBD
  • Transparent ADB4B3ADB4B3
  • Transparent A4A9A9A4A9A9
  • Transparent 9B9F9F9B9F9F
  • Transparent 929594929594
  • Transparent 898A8A898A8A


  • Transparent AEB9B8AEB9B8
  • Transparent 98A2A198A2A1
  • Transparent 828B8A828B8A
  • Transparent 6D74736D7473
  • Transparent 575C5C575C5C
  • Transparent 414545414545
  • Transparent 2B2E2E2B2E2E
  • Transparent 161717161717

Cold Soft Blue Color Patterns

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    Cold Soft Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cold Soft Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cold Soft Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cold Soft Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cold Soft Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cold Soft Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cold Soft Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cold Soft Blue Plaid Pattern

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