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Original Blue Color

HEX #4470EA / RGB (68, 112, 234)

What is Original Blue Color?

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Original Blue has the hex code #4470EA. The equivalent RGB values are (68, 112, 234), which means it is composed of 16% red, 27% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:71 M:52 Y:0 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Original Blue has a hue of 224°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Original Blue is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Original Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Original Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4470EA
RGB Values(68, 112, 234)
CMYK Values(71%, 52%, 0%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(224°, 71%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#3366FF
Inverse Color#BB8F15 [Gold Foil]
Closest Pantone®2727 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#EABE44 [Maximum Yellow Red]
Original Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#707070
Weighted Average (Luma)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Original Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4470EA. Complementary color is EABE44

Complementary Palette

The complement of Original Blue is Maximum Yellow Red with the hex code #EABE44. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4470EA color is offered by #EABE44. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (4470EA, 6B44EA and 44C3EA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Original Blue (#4470EA) are Majorelle Blue (#6B44EA) and Picton Blue (#44C3EA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Original Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4470EA, EA6B44 and C3EA44)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Original Blue (#4470EA) are #EA6B44 (Chinese Orange) and #C3EA44 (Pear). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (4470EA, EA4470 and 70EA44)

Triadic Palette

Original Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #EA4470 (Paradise Pink) and #70EA44 (Kiwi) along with #4470EA create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4470EA, EA4470, EABE44 and 44EABE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Original Blue has four colors - #EA4470 (Paradise Pink), #EABE44 (Maximum Yellow Red) and #44EABE (Turquoise) in addition to the base color (#4470EA). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (4470EA, EA44C3, EABE44 and 44EA6B)

Square Palette

Original Blue square color palette has #EA44C3 (Razzle Dazzle Rose), #EABE44 (Maximum Yellow Red) and #44EA6B (UFO 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.

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Rainbow color

Original Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Original Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Original Blue Color


  • Transparent 698DEE698DEE
  • Transparent 7C9BF07C9BF0
  • Transparent 8FA9F28FA9F2
  • Transparent A2B8F5A2B8F5
  • Transparent B4C6F7B4C6F7
  • Transparent C7D4F9C7D4F9
  • Transparent DAE2FBDAE2FB
  • Transparent ECF1FDECF1FD


  • Transparent 5073D55073D5
  • Transparent 5675CA5675CA
  • Transparent 5C76C05C76C0
  • Transparent 6278B56278B5
  • Transparent 687AAA687AAA
  • Transparent 6E7BA06E7BA0
  • Transparent 747D95747D95
  • Transparent 7A7E8B7A7E8B


  • Transparent 365ABB365ABB
  • Transparent 304EA4304EA4
  • Transparent 29438C29438C
  • Transparent 223875223875
  • Transparent 1B2D5E1B2D5E
  • Transparent 142246142246
  • Transparent 0E162F0E162F
  • Transparent 070B17070B17

Original Blue Color Patterns

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    Original Blue Gingham Checks

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    Original Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Original Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Original Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Original Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Original Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Original Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Original Blue Plaid Pattern

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