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Velvet Blue Color

HEX #9FCAE5 / RGB (159, 202, 229)

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What is Velvet Blue Color?

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Velvet Blue has the hex code #9FCAE5. The equivalent RGB values are (159, 202, 229), which means it is composed of 27% red, 34% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:31 M:12 Y:0 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Velvet Blue has a hue of 203°, 31% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Velvet Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 250 80 20. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Velvet Blue hex code is #9FCAE5 with equivalent RGB (159, 202, 229). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Velvet Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#9FCAE5
RGB Values(159, 202, 229)
CMYK Values(31%, 12%, 0%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(203°, 31%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#60351A [Liver (Dogs)]
Closest Pantone®543 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#E5BA9F [Gold (Crayola)]
Velvet Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Velvet Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9FCAE5. Complementary color is E5BA9F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Velvet Blue is Gold (Crayola) with the hex code #E5BA9F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9FCAE5 color is offered by #E5BA9F. 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 (9FCAE5, 9FA7E5 and 9FE5DD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Velvet Blue (#9FCAE5) are Maximum Blue Purple (#9FA7E5) and Crystal (#9FE5DD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Velvet 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (9FCAE5, E59FA7 and E5DD9F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Velvet Blue (#9FCAE5) are #E59FA7 (Pastel Pink) and #E5DD9F (Pale Goldenrod). 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 (9FCAE5, E59FCA and CAE59F)

Triadic Palette

Velvet Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E59FCA (Kobi) and #CAE59F (Menthol) along with #9FCAE5 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 (9FCAE5, E59FCA, E5BA9F and 9FE5BA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Velvet Blue has four colors - #E59FCA (Kobi), #E5BA9F (Gold (Crayola)) and #9FE5BA (Sea Foam Green) in addition to the base color (#9FCAE5). 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.

Square color palette with (9FCAE5, DD9FE5, E5BA9F and A7E59F)

Square Palette

Velvet Blue square color palette has #DD9FE5 (Medium Lavender Magenta), #E5BA9F (Gold (Crayola)) and #A7E59F (Granny Smith Apple). 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

Velvet Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Velvet 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.

9FCAE5 B09FE5 E59FDE E59FA2 E5D89F B6E59F 9FE5C4

Tints, Tones & Shades of Velvet Blue Color


  • Transparent B2D5EAB2D5EA
  • Transparent BCDAEDBCDAED
  • Transparent C5DFEFC5DFEF
  • Transparent CFE5F2CFE5F2
  • Transparent D9EAF5D9EAF5
  • Transparent E2EFF7E2EFF7
  • Transparent ECF4FAECF4FA
  • Transparent F5FAFCF5FAFC


  • Transparent 99BBD199BBD1
  • Transparent 96B4C796B4C7
  • Transparent 93ACBD93ACBD
  • Transparent 90A5B390A5B3
  • Transparent 8C9EA88C9EA8
  • Transparent 89969E89969E
  • Transparent 868F94868F94
  • Transparent 83878A83878A


  • Transparent 7FA2B77FA2B7
  • Transparent 6F8DA06F8DA0
  • Transparent 5F79895F7989
  • Transparent 506573506573
  • Transparent 40515C40515C
  • Transparent 303D45303D45
  • Transparent 20282E20282E
  • Transparent 101417101417

Velvet Blue Color Patterns

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    Velvet Blue Gingham Checks

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    Velvet Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Velvet Blue Plaid Pattern

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