#B7C2E4 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #B7C2E4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B7C2E4 is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (183, 194, 228) which means it is composed of 30% red, 32% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:15 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B7C2E4 has a hue of 225°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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 #B7C2E4 Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(183, 194, 228)
CMYK Values(20%, 15%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(225°, 20%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#483D1B [Café Noir]
Closest Pantone®658 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#E4D9B7 [Dutch White]
#B7C2E4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Desaturated#CECECE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Luma)#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Hex #B7C2E4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B7C2E4. Complementary color is E4D9B7

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B7C2E4 is #E4D9B7 which is called Dutch White. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B7C2E4 color is offered by #E4D9B7. 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 (B7C2E4, C3B7E4 and B7D9E4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B7C2E4 are #C3B7E4 and #B7D9E4, called Vodka and Beau Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B7C2E4 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 (B7C2E4, E4C3B7 and D9E4B7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B7C2E4 are #E4C3B7 (Desert Sand) and #D9E4B7 (Tea Green). 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 (B7C2E4, E4B7C2 and C2E4B7)

Triadic Palette

#B7C2E4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E4B7C2 (Cameo Pink) and #C2E4B7 (Tea Green) along with #B7C2E4, 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 (B7C2E4, E4B7C2, E4D9B7 and B7E4D9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B7C2E4 has #E4B7C2 (Cameo Pink), #E4D9B7 (Dutch White) and #B7E4D9 (Powder Blue). 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 (B7C2E4, E4B7D9, E4D9B7 and B7E4C3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B7C2E4 contains #E4B7D9 (Thistle (Crayola)), #E4D9B7 (Dutch White) and #B7E4C3 (Jet Stream). 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 #B7C2E4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B7C2E4 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.

#B7C2E4 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - B7C2E4

    Light Steel 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.