#1490D4 Hex Code

Color Name: Rich Electric Blue

What is hex #1490D4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #1490D4 is Rich Electric Blue. The RGB values are (20, 144, 212) which means it is composed of 5% red, 38% green and 56% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:91 M:32 Y:0 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, #1490D4 has a hue of 201°, 91% saturation and a brightness value of 83%.
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.

Hex #1490D4 Color Codes

Color NameRich Electric Blue
RGB Values(20, 144, 212)
CMYK Values(91%, 32%, 0%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 91%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#EB6F2B [Deep Carrot Orange]
Closest Pantone®801 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#D45814 [Metallic Orange]
#1490D4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#727272
Weighted Average (Luma)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B2B2B2

Hex #1490D4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1490D4. Complementary color is D45814

Complementary Palette

The complement of #1490D4 is #D45814 which is called Metallic Orange. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1490D4 color is offered by #D45814. 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 (1490D4, 1430D4 and 14D4B8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #1490D4 are #1430D4 and #14D4B8, called Palatinate Blue and Tiffany Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #1490D4 with a 30° separation. 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 (1490D4, D41430 and D4B814)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #1490D4 are #D41430 (Philippine Red) and #D4B814 (Urobilin). 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 (1490D4, D41490 and 90D414)

Triadic Palette

#1490D4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D41490 (Medium Violet-Red) and #90D414 (Sheen Green) along with #1490D4, our main color, 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 (1490D4, D41490, D45814 and 14D458)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #1490D4 has #D41490 (Medium Violet-Red), #D45814 (Metallic Orange) and #14D458 (Malachite). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (1490D4, B814D4, D45814 and 30D414)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #1490D4 contains #B814D4 (Vivid Mulberry), #D45814 (Metallic Orange) and #30D414 (Harlequin 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

Hex #1490D4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #1490D4 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Rich Electric Blue Color


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#1490D4 Color Patterns

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    Rich Electric Blue Gingham Checks

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    Rich Electric Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Rich Electric Blue Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.