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#B1C5DB Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #B1C5DB Color?

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The color name of hex code #B1C5DB is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (177, 197, 219) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:10 Y:0 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B1C5DB has a hue of 211°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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 #B1C5DB Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(177, 197, 219)
CMYK Values(19%, 10%, 0%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(211°, 19%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#4E3A24 [Café Noir]
Closest Pantone®2204 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#DBC7B1 [Dark Vanilla]
#B1C5DB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Hex #B1C5DB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B1C5DB. Complementary color is DBC7B1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B1C5DB is #DBC7B1 which is called Dark Vanilla. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B1C5DB color is offered by #DBC7B1. 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 (B1C5DB, B2B1DB and B1DADB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B1C5DB are #B2B1DB and #B1DADB, called Maximum Blue Purple and Crystal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B1C5DB 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 (B1C5DB, DBB2B1 and DADBB1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B1C5DB are #DBB2B1 (Pale Chestnut) and #DADBB1 (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 (B1C5DB, DBB1C5 and C5DBB1)

Triadic Palette

#B1C5DB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DBB1C5 (Pink Lavender) and #C5DBB1 (Pastel Gray) along with #B1C5DB, 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 (B1C5DB, DBB1C5, DBC7B1 and B1DBC7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B1C5DB has #DBB1C5 (Pink Lavender), #DBC7B1 (Dark Vanilla) and #B1DBC7 (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 (B1C5DB, DBB1DA, DBC7B1 and B1DBB2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B1C5DB contains #DBB1DA (Pink Lavender), #DBC7B1 (Dark Vanilla) and #B1DBB2 (Light Moss 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 #B1C5DB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B1C5DB 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 B1C5DB Color


  • Transparent C1D1E2C1D1E2
  • Transparent C8D6E6C8D6E6
  • Transparent D0DCE9D0DCE9
  • Transparent D8E2EDD8E2ED
  • Transparent E0E8F1E0E8F1
  • Transparent E8EEF4E8EEF4
  • Transparent EFF3F8EFF3F8
  • Transparent F7F9FBF7F9FB


  • Transparent A7B7C9A7B7C9
  • Transparent A2B0C0A2B0C0
  • Transparent 9DA9B79DA9B7
  • Transparent 99A3AE99A3AE
  • Transparent 949CA4949CA4
  • Transparent 8F959B8F959B
  • Transparent 8A8E928A8E92
  • Transparent 858789858789


  • Transparent 8E9EAF8E9EAF
  • Transparent 7C8A997C8A99
  • Transparent 6A76836A7683
  • Transparent 59636E59636E
  • Transparent 474F58474F58
  • Transparent 353B42353B42
  • Transparent 23272C23272C
  • Transparent 121416121416

#B1C5DB Color Patterns

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    #B1C5DB Houndstooth Pattern

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    #B1C5DB Trellis Pattern

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    #B1C5DB Plaid Pattern

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