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Simple Blue Color

HEX #1659E0 / RGB (22, 89, 224)


What is Simple Blue Color?

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Simple Blue has the hex code #1659E0. The equivalent RGB values are (22, 89, 224), which means it is composed of 7% red, 27% green and 67% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:90 M:60 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, Simple Blue has a hue of 220°, 90% 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.

Simple 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Simple Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#1659E0
RGB Values(22, 89, 224)
CMYK Values(90%, 60%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 90%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#0066CC
Inverse Color#E9A61F [Marigold]
Closest Pantone®285 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#E09D16 [Gamboge]
Simple Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#545454
Weighted Average (Luma)#555555
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#979797

Simple Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1659E0. Complementary color is E09D16

Complementary Palette

The complement of Simple Blue is Gamboge with the hex code #E09D16. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1659E0 color is offered by #E09D16. 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 (1659E0, 3816E0 and 16BEE0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Simple Blue (#1659E0) are Interdimensional Blue (#3816E0) and Battery Charged Blue (#16BEE0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Simple 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 (1659E0, E03816 and BEE016)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Simple Blue (#1659E0) are #E03816 (Vermilion (Plochere)) and #BEE016 (Bitter Lemon). 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 (1659E0, E01659 and 59E016)

Triadic Palette

Simple Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E01659 (Ruby) and #59E016 (Harlequin Green) along with #1659E0 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 (1659E0, E01659, E09D16 and 16E09D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Simple Blue has four colors - #E01659 (Ruby), #E09D16 (Gamboge) and #16E09D (Caribbean Green) in addition to the base color (#1659E0). 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 (1659E0, E016BE, E09D16 and 16E038)

Square Palette

Simple Blue square color palette has #E016BE (Shocking Pink), #E09D16 (Gamboge) and #16E038 (Malachite). 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

Simple Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Simple 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 Simple Blue Color


  • Transparent 457AE6457AE6
  • Transparent 5C8BE95C8BE9
  • Transparent 739BEC739BEC
  • Transparent 8BACF08BACF0
  • Transparent A2BDF3A2BDF3
  • Transparent B9CDF6B9CDF6
  • Transparent D0DEF9D0DEF9
  • Transparent E8EEFCE8EEFC


  • Transparent 2B61CD2B61CD
  • Transparent 3665C33665C3
  • Transparent 4069BA4069BA
  • Transparent 4B6DB04B6DB0
  • Transparent 5670A65670A6
  • Transparent 60749D60749D
  • Transparent 6B78936B7893
  • Transparent 757C8A757C8A


  • Transparent 1247B31247B3
  • Transparent 0F3E9D0F3E9D
  • Transparent 0D35860D3586
  • Transparent 0B2D700B2D70
  • Transparent 09245A09245A
  • Transparent 071B43071B43
  • Transparent 04122D04122D
  • Transparent 020916020916

Simple Blue Color Patterns

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    Simple Blue Gingham Checks

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    Simple Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Simple Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Simple Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Simple Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Simple Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Simple Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Simple Blue Plaid Pattern

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