Soft Cyan has the hex code #B2F3F3. The equivalent RGB values are (178, 243, 243), which means it is composed of
27% red, 37% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:27 M:0 Y:0 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Soft Cyan has a hue of 180°, 27% saturation and a brightness value of 95%. 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.
Soft cyan is close to the light tint of the color, LightCyan, that is included in web colors list, though it is a bit darker and slightly more saturated. It is a non-standard color and can only be applied on web pages with HTML and CSS through its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.
The complement of Soft Cyan is Melon with the hex code #F3B2B2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B2F3F3 color is offered by #F3B2B2. 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.
The analogous colors of Soft Cyan (#B2F3F3) are Pale Cornflower Blue (#B2D3F3) and Magic Mint (#B2F3D3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Soft Cyan 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Soft Cyan (#B2F3F3) are #F3B2D3 (Little Girl Pink) and #F3D3B2 (Apricot). 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.
Soft Cyan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F3B2F3 (Brilliant Lavender) and #F3F3B2 (Banana Mania) along with #B2F3F3 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Soft Cyan has four colors - #F3B2F3 (Brilliant Lavender), #F3B2B2 (Melon) and #B2F3B2 (Celadon) in addition to the base color (#B2F3F3). 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.
Soft Cyan square color palette has #D3B2F3 (Mauve), #F3B2B2 (Melon) and #D3F3B2 (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.
Soft Cyan Color Rainbow Palette
Our Soft Cyan 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.