#BDE0E0 Hex Code

Color Name: Columbia Blue

What is hex #BDE0E0 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BDE0E0 is Columbia Blue. The RGB values are (189, 224, 224) which means it is composed of 30% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:16 M:0 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BDE0E0 has a hue of 180°, 16% 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 #BDE0E0 Color Codes

Color NameColumbia Blue
RGB Values(189, 224, 224)
CMYK Values(16%, 0%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 16%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#421F1F [Temptress]
Closest Pantone®628 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#E0BDBD [Dust Storm]
#BDE0E0 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D4D4D4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Luma)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Hex #BDE0E0 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BDE0E0. Complementary color is E0BDBD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BDE0E0 is #E0BDBD 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 #BDE0E0 color is offered by #E0BDBD. 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 (BDE0E0, BDCFE0 and BDE0CF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BDE0E0 are #BDCFE0 and #BDE0CF, called Beau Blue and Jet Stream, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BDE0E0 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 (BDE0E0, E0BDCF and E0CFBD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BDE0E0 are #E0BDCF (Thistle) and #E0CFBD (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 (BDE0E0, E0BDE0 and E0E0BD)

Triadic Palette

#BDE0E0 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E0BDE0 (Thistle) and #E0E0BD (Bone) along with #BDE0E0, 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 (BDE0E0, E0BDE0, E0BDBD and BDE0BD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BDE0E0 has #E0BDE0 (Thistle), #E0BDBD (Dust Storm) and #BDE0BD (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 (BDE0E0, CFBDE0, E0BDBD and CFE0BD)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BDE0E0 contains #CFBDE0 (Thistle), #E0BDBD (Dust Storm) and #CFE0BD (Tea 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 #BDE0E0 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BDE0E0 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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#BDE0E0 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.