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#B0C4DE Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #B0C4DE Color?

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The color name of hex code #B0C4DE is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (176, 196, 222) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:21 M:12 Y:0 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B0C4DE has a hue of 214°, 21% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

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Hex #B0C4DE Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(176, 196, 222)
CMYK Values(21%, 12%, 0%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(214°, 21%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#4F3B21 [Café Noir]
Closest Pantone®658 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#DECAB0 [Desert Sand]
#B0C4DE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Hex #B0C4DE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B0C4DE. Complementary color is DECAB0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B0C4DE is #DECAB0 which is called Desert Sand. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B0C4DE color is offered by #DECAB0. 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 (B0C4DE, B3B0DE and B0DBDE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B0C4DE are #B3B0DE and #B0DBDE, called Maximum Blue Purple and Light Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B0C4DE 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 (B0C4DE, DEB3B0 and DBDEB0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B0C4DE are #DEB3B0 (Pale Chestnut) and #DBDEB0 (Cookies And Cream). 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 (B0C4DE, DEB0C4 and C4DEB0)

Triadic Palette

#B0C4DE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DEB0C4 (Pink Lavender) and #C4DEB0 (Light Moss Green) along with #B0C4DE, 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 (B0C4DE, DEB0C4, DECAB0 and B0DECA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B0C4DE has #DEB0C4 (Pink Lavender), #DECAB0 (Desert Sand) and #B0DECA (Jet Stream). 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 (B0C4DE, DEB0DB, DECAB0 and B0DEB3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B0C4DE contains #DEB0DB (Pink Lavender), #DECAB0 (Desert Sand) and #B0DEB3 (Celadon). 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 #B0C4DE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B0C4DE 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of B0C4DE Color


  • Transparent C0D0E5C0D0E5
  • Transparent C8D6E8C8D6E8
  • Transparent D0DCEBD0DCEB
  • Transparent D8E2EFD8E2EF
  • Transparent DFE7F2DFE7F2
  • Transparent E7EDF5E7EDF5
  • Transparent EFF3F8EFF3F8
  • Transparent F7F9FCF7F9FC


  • Transparent A6B6CBA6B6CB
  • Transparent A2B0C2A2B0C2
  • Transparent 9DA9B89DA9B8
  • Transparent 98A2AF98A2AF
  • Transparent 939BA6939BA6
  • Transparent 8E949C8E949C
  • Transparent 8A8E938A8E93
  • Transparent 858789858789


  • Transparent 8D9DB28D9DB2
  • Transparent 7B899B7B899B
  • Transparent 6A76856A7685
  • Transparent 58626F58626F
  • Transparent 464E59464E59
  • Transparent 353B43353B43
  • Transparent 23272C23272C
  • Transparent 121416121416

#B0C4DE Color Patterns

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    #B0C4DE Houndstooth Pattern

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    #B0C4DE Trellis Pattern

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    #B0C4DE Plaid Pattern

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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.