#556EC8 Hex Code

Color Name: Han Blue

What is hex #556EC8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #556EC8 is Han Blue. The RGB values are (85, 110, 200) which means it is composed of 22% red, 28% green and 51% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:58 M:45 Y:0 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, #556EC8 has a hue of 227°, 58% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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 #556EC8 Color Codes

Color NameHan Blue
RGB Values(85, 110, 200)
CMYK Values(58%, 45%, 0%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(227°, 58%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#6666CC
Inverse Color#AA9137 [University Of California Gold]
Closest Pantone®2726 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#C8AF55 [Vegas Gold]
#556EC8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#707070
Weighted Average (Luma)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Hex #556EC8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 556EC8. Complementary color is C8AF55

Complementary Palette

The complement of #556EC8 is #C8AF55 which is called Vegas Gold. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #556EC8 color is offered by #C8AF55. 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 (556EC8, 7655C8 and 55A8C8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #556EC8 are #7655C8 and #55A8C8, called Slate Blue and Carolina Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #556EC8 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 (556EC8, C87655 and A8C855)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #556EC8 are #C87655 (Copper Red) and #A8C855 (Middle Green Yellow). 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 (556EC8, C8556E and 6EC855)

Triadic Palette

#556EC8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C8556E (Popstar) and #6EC855 (Mantis) along with #556EC8, 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 (556EC8, C8556E, C8AF55 and 55C8AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #556EC8 has #C8556E (Popstar), #C8AF55 (Vegas Gold) and #55C8AF (Eucalyptus). 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 (556EC8, C855A8, C8AF55 and 55C876)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #556EC8 contains #C855A8 (Mulberry (Crayola)), #C8AF55 (Vegas Gold) and #55C876 (Emerald). 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 #556EC8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #556EC8 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 Han Blue Color


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#556EC8 Color Patterns

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    Han Blue Gingham Checks

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    Han Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Han Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Han Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Han Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Han Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Han Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Han 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.