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#B1C8E5 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #B1C8E5 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B1C8E5 is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (177, 200, 229) which means it is composed of 29% red, 33% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:23 M:13 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B1C8E5 has a hue of 213°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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 #B1C8E5 Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(177, 200, 229)
CMYK Values(23%, 13%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(213°, 23%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#4E371A [Café Noir]
Closest Pantone®658 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#E5CEB1 [Desert Sand]
#B1C8E5 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Hex #B1C8E5 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B1C8E5. Complementary color is E5CEB1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B1C8E5 is #E5CEB1 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 #B1C8E5 color is offered by #E5CEB1. 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 (B1C8E5, B4B1E5 and B1E2E5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B1C8E5 are #B4B1E5 and #B1E2E5, called Maximum Blue Purple and Powder Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B1C8E5 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.

B1C8E5 B4B1E5 B1E2E5
Split Complementary color palette with (B1C8E5, E5B4B1 and E2E5B1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B1C8E5 are #E5B4B1 (Pale Chestnut) and #E2E5B1 (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.

B1C8E5 E5B4B1 E2E5B1
Triadic color palette with (B1C8E5, E5B1C8 and C8E5B1)

Triadic Palette

#B1C8E5 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E5B1C8 (Pink Pearl) and #C8E5B1 (Tea Green) along with #B1C8E5, 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.

B1C8E5 E5B1C8 C8E5B1
Tetradic color palette with (B1C8E5, E5B1C8, E5CEB1 and B1E5CE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B1C8E5 has #E5B1C8 (Pink Pearl), #E5CEB1 (Desert Sand) and #B1E5CE (Magic Mint). 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 (B1C8E5, E5B1E2, E5CEB1 and B1E5B4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B1C8E5 contains #E5B1E2 (Thistle (Crayola)), #E5CEB1 (Desert Sand) and #B1E5B4 (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.

B1C8E5 E5B1E2 E5CEB1 B1E5B4
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Hex #B1C8E5 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B1C8E5 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.

B1C8E5 C6B1E5 E5B1D7 E5B7B1 E5E4B1 BAE5B1 B1E5D5

Tints, Tones & Shades of B1C8E5 Color


  • Transparent C1D3EAC1D3EA
  • Transparent C8D9EDC8D9ED
  • Transparent D0DEEFD0DEEF
  • Transparent D8E4F2D8E4F2
  • Transparent E0E9F5E0E9F5
  • Transparent E8EFF7E8EFF7
  • Transparent EFF4FAEFF4FA
  • Transparent F7FAFCF7FAFC


  • Transparent A7BAD1A7BAD1
  • Transparent A2B2C7A2B2C7
  • Transparent 9DABBD9DABBD
  • Transparent 99A4B399A4B3
  • Transparent 949DA8949DA8
  • Transparent 8F969E8F969E
  • Transparent 8A8E948A8E94
  • Transparent 85878A85878A


  • Transparent 8EA0B78EA0B7
  • Transparent 7C8CA07C8CA0
  • Transparent 6A78896A7889
  • Transparent 596473596473
  • Transparent 47505C47505C
  • Transparent 353C45353C45
  • Transparent 23282E23282E
  • Transparent 121417121417

#B1C8E5 Color Patterns

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    #B1C8E5 Houndstooth 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.