#CBE1DB Hex Code

Color Name: Columbia Blue

What is hex #CBE1DB Color?

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The color name of hex code #CBE1DB is Columbia Blue. The RGB values are (203, 225, 219) which means it is composed of 31% red, 35% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:0 Y:3 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CBE1DB has a hue of 164°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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 #CBE1DB Color Codes

Color NameColumbia Blue
RGB Values(203, 225, 219)
CMYK Values(10%, 0%, 3%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(164°, 10%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#341E24 [Temptress]
Closest Pantone®621 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#E1CBD1 [Dust Storm]
#CBE1DB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Luma)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Hex #CBE1DB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CBE1DB. Complementary color is E1CBD1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CBE1DB is #E1CBD1 which is called Dust Storm. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CBE1DB color is offered by #E1CBD1. 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 (CBE1DB, CBDCE1 and CBE1D0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CBE1DB are #CBDCE1 and #CBE1D0, called Columbia Blue and Light Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CBE1DB 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 (CBE1DB, E1CBDC and E1D0CB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CBE1DB are #E1CBDC (Queen Pink) and #E1D0CB (Dust Storm). 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 (CBE1DB, DBCBE1 and E1DBCB)

Triadic Palette

#CBE1DB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DBCBE1 (Languid Lavender) and #E1DBCB (Bone) along with #CBE1DB, 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 (CBE1DB, DBCBE1, E1CBD1 and D1E1CB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CBE1DB has #DBCBE1 (Languid Lavender), #E1CBD1 (Dust Storm) and #D1E1CB (Timberwolf). 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 (CBE1DB, D0CBE1, E1CBD1 and DCE1CB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CBE1DB contains #D0CBE1 (Languid Lavender), #E1CBD1 (Dust Storm) and #DCE1CB (Bone). 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 #CBE1DB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CBE1DB 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 Columbia Blue Color


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#CBE1DB Color Patterns

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    Columbia Blue Gingham Checks

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    Columbia Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Columbia Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Columbia Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Columbia Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Columbia Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Columbia Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Columbia 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.