#8C97F4 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Cobalt Blue

What is hex #8C97F4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8C97F4 is Light Cobalt Blue. The RGB values are (140, 151, 244) which means it is composed of 26% red, 28% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:43 M:38 Y:0 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8C97F4 has a hue of 234°, 43% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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 #8C97F4 Color Codes

Color NameLight Cobalt Blue
RGB Values(140, 151, 244)
CMYK Values(43%, 38%, 0%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(234°, 43%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#9999FF
Inverse Color#73680B [Bronze Yellow]
Closest Pantone®7452 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#F4E98C [Flavescent]
#8C97F4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Luma)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Hex #8C97F4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8C97F4. Complementary color is F4E98C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8C97F4 is #F4E98C which is called Flavescent. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8C97F4 color is offered by #F4E98C. 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 (8C97F4, B58CF4 and 8CCBF4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8C97F4 are #B58CF4 and #8CCBF4, called Bright Lavender and Baby Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8C97F4 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 (8C97F4, F4B58C and CBF48C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8C97F4 are #F4B58C (Macaroni And Cheese) and #CBF48C (Yellow-Green (Crayola)). 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 (8C97F4, F48C97 and 97F48C)

Triadic Palette

#8C97F4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F48C97 (Tulip) and #97F48C (Light Green) along with #8C97F4, 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 (8C97F4, F48C97, F4E98C and 8CF4E9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8C97F4 has #F48C97 (Tulip), #F4E98C (Flavescent) and #8CF4E9 (Aquamarine). 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 (8C97F4, F48CCB, F4E98C and 8CF4B5)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8C97F4 contains #F48CCB (Princess Perfume), #F4E98C (Flavescent) and #8CF4B5 (Teal Deer). 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 #8C97F4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8C97F4 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 Light Cobalt Blue Color


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#8C97F4 Color Patterns

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    Light Cobalt Blue Gingham Checks

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    Light Cobalt Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Cobalt Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Light Cobalt 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.