Blue Screen of Death Color


Blue Screen of Death is deep, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #fc4
Complementary Color #bb8700
Color Shade: blue cyan (223.64° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 36.67% (better contrasting with white)
Blue Screen of Death Color Sample
Blue Screen of Death Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0033bb

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Blue Screen of Death Color. The Blue Lust color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called There Is Light (#002288) for more calm effect. Try Bright Midnight as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#bb8700 is the best complementary color to Blue Screen of Death. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #03b complementary color is Pirate Gold, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of White are #0090bb and #2a00bb. Thus found on the left and right of #03b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bondi Blue and Dark Blue colors as they work well with Blue Screen of Death.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Blue Screen of Death palette consists of #90bb00 and #bb2a00 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#bb8700). Try Pistachio and Milano Red colors in combination with #03b, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #03b offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Blue Screen of Death. Thus White and White giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Blue Screen of Death contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pirate Gold, Flirt, and Malachite split by 90° on the color wheel. #03b square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Blue Screen of Death tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#bb8700) and two others. The White is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and White – 120° from the complementary Pirate Gold. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b03 and #0b8.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0033bb is made of 0% red, 21% green and 79% blue. In a HSL mode Blue Screen of Death has a hue angle of 223.64°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0033bb is made of 73.33% cyan, 53.33% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.67% black ink.

HEX #0033bb
RGB Decimal rgb(0,51,187)
RGB Percentage 0%, 21%, 79%
CMYK 73.33, 53.33, 0, 26.67
HSL hsl(223.64,100%,36.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(223.64,100%,73.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(29.2999,41.9857,-73.7174)
XYZ xyz(10.1535,5.9555,47.6281)