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Culinary Blue Color

HEX #7BB6C1 / RGB (123, 182, 193)

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What is Culinary Blue Color?

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Culinary Blue has the hex code #7BB6C1. The equivalent RGB values are (123, 182, 193), which means it is composed of 25% red, 37% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:36 M:6 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Culinary Blue has a hue of 189°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Culinary Blue is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 220 70 20. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Culinary Blue color hex code is #7BB6C1 which can be used along with RGB (123, 182, 193) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Culinary Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#7BB6C1
RGB Values(123, 182, 193)
CMYK Values(36%, 6%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(189°, 36%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#66CCCC
Inverse Color#84493E [Brandy]
Closest Pantone®7458 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#C1867B [Old Rose]
Culinary Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Culinary Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 7BB6C1. Complementary color is C1867B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Culinary Blue is Old Rose with the hex code #C1867B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7BB6C1 color is offered by #C1867B. 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 (7BB6C1, 7B93C1 and 7BC1A9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Culinary Blue (#7BB6C1) are Dark Pastel Blue (#7B93C1) and Green Sheen (#7BC1A9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Culinary 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (7BB6C1, C17B93 and C1A97B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Culinary Blue (#7BB6C1) are #C17B93 (English Lavender) and #C1A97B (Light French Beige). 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 (7BB6C1, C17BB6 and B6C17B)

Triadic Palette

Culinary Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C17BB6 (Sky Magenta) and #B6C17B (Misty Moss) along with #7BB6C1 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 (7BB6C1, C17BB6, C1867B and 7BC186)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Culinary Blue has four colors - #C17BB6 (Sky Magenta), #C1867B (Old Rose) and #7BC186 (Iguana Green) in addition to the base color (#7BB6C1). 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 (7BB6C1, A97BC1, C1867B and 93C17B)

Square Palette

Culinary Blue square color palette has #A97BC1 (African Violet), #C1867B (Old Rose) and #93C17B (Pistachio). 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

Culinary Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Culinary 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Culinary Blue Color


  • Transparent 95C5CD95C5CD
  • Transparent A3CCD4A3CCD4
  • Transparent B0D3DAB0D3DA
  • Transparent BDDBE0BDDBE0
  • Transparent CAE2E6CAE2E6
  • Transparent D7E9ECD7E9EC
  • Transparent E5F0F3E5F0F3
  • Transparent F2F8F9F2F8F9


  • Transparent 7CABB47CABB4
  • Transparent 7DA6AE7DA6AE
  • Transparent 7DA0A77DA0A7
  • Transparent 7E9BA17E9BA1
  • Transparent 7E969A7E969A
  • Transparent 7F90947F9094
  • Transparent 7F8B8D7F8B8D
  • Transparent 808587808587


  • Transparent 62929A62929A
  • Transparent 567F87567F87
  • Transparent 4A6D744A6D74
  • Transparent 3E5B613E5B61
  • Transparent 31494D31494D
  • Transparent 25373A25373A
  • Transparent 192427192427
  • Transparent 0C12130C1213

Culinary Blue Color Patterns

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    Culinary Blue Gingham Checks

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    Culinary Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Culinary Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Culinary Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Culinary Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Culinary Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Culinary Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Culinary Blue Plaid Pattern

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