Blue Ribbon Color


Blue Ribbon is vivid, 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 #f90
Complementary Color #f90
Color Shade: blue cyan (216° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50% (better contrasting with white)
Blue Ribbon Color Sample
Blue Ribbon Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0066ff

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Blue Ribbon Color. The Clear Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Frosted Blueberries (#0055dd) for more calm effect. Try Wizard Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#f90 is the best complementary color to Blue Ribbon. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #06f complementary color is White, 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 #00e5ff and #1900ff. Thus found on the left and right of #06f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cyan / Aqua and Blue colors as they work well with Blue Ribbon.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Blue Ribbon palette consists of #e5ff00 and #ff1900 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f90). Try Chartreuse Yellow and Scarlet colors in combination with #06f, 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 #06f 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 Ribbon. Thus Bright Green and Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Blue Ribbon contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary White, Purple Pizzazz, and Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #06f 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 Ribbon tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#f90) and two others. The Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and White – 120° from the complementary White. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ff0065 and #0f9.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0066ff is made of 0% red, 29% green and 71% blue. In a HSL mode Blue Ribbon has a hue angle of 216°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0066ff is made of 100% cyan, 60% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black ink.

HEX #0066ff
RGB Decimal rgb(0,102,255)
RGB Percentage 0%, 29%, 71%
CMYK 100, 60, 0, 0
HSL hsl(216,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(216,100%,100%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.9088,35.2094,-82.0123)
XYZ xyz(22.8014,16.7227,96.6338)