#4989B9 Hex Code

Color Name: Steel Blue

What is hex #4989B9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4989B9 is Steel Blue. The RGB values are (73, 137, 185) which means it is composed of 18% red, 35% green and 47% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:61 M:26 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4989B9 has a hue of 206°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #4989B9 Color Codes

Color NameSteel Blue
RGB Values(73, 137, 185)
CMYK Values(61%, 26%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(206°, 61%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#B67646 [Brown Sugar]
Closest Pantone®7459 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#B97949 [Brown Sugar]
#4989B9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Desaturated#818181
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Hex #4989B9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4989B9. Complementary color is B97949

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4989B9 is #B97949 which is called Brown Sugar. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4989B9 color is offered by #B97949. 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 (4989B9, 4951B9 and 49B9B1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4989B9 are #4951B9 and #49B9B1, called Ocean Blue and Verdigris, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4989B9 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 (4989B9, B94951 and B9B149)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4989B9 are #B94951 (Bittersweet Shimmer) and #B9B149 (Brass). 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 (4989B9, B94989 and 89B949)

Triadic Palette

#4989B9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B94989 (Red-Violet (Crayola)) and #89B949 (Bud Green) along with #4989B9, 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 (4989B9, B94989, B97949 and 49B979)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4989B9 has #B94989 (Red-Violet (Crayola)), #B97949 (Brown Sugar) and #49B979 (Medium Sea Green). 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 (4989B9, B149B9, B97949 and 51B949)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4989B9 contains #B149B9 (Deep Fuchsia), #B97949 (Brown Sugar) and #51B949 (Apple). 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 #4989B9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4989B9 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.

#4989B9 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 4989B9

    Steel 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.