Glossy Blue

HEX #0D5BE1 / RGB (13, 91, 225)

Christmas Ornament Blue

What is Glossy Blue Color?

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Glossy Blue has the hex code #0D5BE1. The equivalent RGB values are (13, 91, 225), which means it is composed of 4% red, 28% green and 68% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:94 M:60 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Blue has a hue of 218°, 94% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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.

Glossy blue is a moderate blue color. It can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS through its RGB, HSL or hex color code. Please note that the glossy blue CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex color code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Glossy Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0D5BE1
RGB Values(13, 91, 225)
CMYK Values(94%, 60%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(218°, 94%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#0066CC
Inverse Color#F2A41E [Marigold]
Closest Pantone®285 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#E1930D [Gamboge]
Glossy Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#525252
Weighted Average (Luma)#545454
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#969696

Glossy Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0D5BE1. Complementary color is E1930D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Blue is Gamboge with the hex code #E1930D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0D5BE1 color is offered by #E1930D. 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 (0D5BE1, 290DE1 and 0DC5E1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Blue (#0D5BE1) are Interdimensional Blue (#290DE1) and Cyan (Process) (#0DC5E1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy 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 (0D5BE1, E1290D and C5E10D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Blue (#0D5BE1) are #E1290D (Lust) and #C5E10D (Bitter Lemon). 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 (0D5BE1, E10D5B and 5BE10D)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E10D5B (Raspberry) and #5BE10D (Harlequin Green) along with #0D5BE1 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 (0D5BE1, E10D5B, E1930D and 0DE193)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Blue has four colors - #E10D5B (Raspberry), #E1930D (Gamboge) and #0DE193 (Caribbean Green) in addition to the base color (#0D5BE1). 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 (0D5BE1, E10DC5, E1930D and 0DE129)

Square Palette

Glossy Blue square color palette has #E10DC5 (Deep Magenta), #E1930D (Gamboge) and #0DE129 (Vivid Malachite). 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

Glossy Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Glossy Blue Color


  • Transparent 3D7CE7#3D7CE7
  • Transparent 568CEA#568CEA
  • Transparent 6E9DED#6E9DED
  • Transparent 86ADF0#86ADF0
  • Transparent 9EBDF3#9EBDF3
  • Transparent B6CEF6#B6CEF6
  • Transparent CFDEF9#CFDEF9
  • Transparent E7EFFC#E7EFFC


  • Transparent 2462CE#2462CE
  • Transparent 3066C4#3066C4
  • Transparent 3B6ABA#3B6ABA
  • Transparent 476EB1#476EB1
  • Transparent 5271A7#5271A7
  • Transparent 5E759D#5E759D
  • Transparent 697993#697993
  • Transparent 757C8A#757C8A


  • Transparent 0A49B4#0A49B4
  • Transparent 09409E#09409E
  • Transparent 083787#083787
  • Transparent 072E71#072E71
  • Transparent 05245A#05245A
  • Transparent 041B44#041B44
  • Transparent 03122D#03122D
  • Transparent 010917#010917

Glossy Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Blue Plaid Pattern

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