Blue Darknut Color


Blue Darknut 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 #ff8707
Complementary Color #f88000
Color Shade: blue cyan (210.97° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 48.63% (better contrasting with white)
Blue Darknut Color Sample
Blue Darknut Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0078f8

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Blue Darknut Color. The Blue Cola 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 Calgar Blue (#0485d1) for more calm effect. Try Clear Chill as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#f88000 is the best complementary color to Blue Darknut. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #0078f8 complementary color is Flush Orange, 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 Azure Radiance are #00f3f8 and #0300f8. Thus found on the left and right of #0078f8 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cyan / Aqua and Blue colors as they work well with Blue Darknut.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Blue Darknut palette consists of #f3f800 and #f80400 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f88000). Try Yellow and Red colors in combination with #0078f8, 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 #0078f8 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 Darknut. Thus Chartreuse and Rose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Blue Darknut contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Flush Orange, Magenta / Fuchsia, and Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #0078f8 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 Darknut tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#f88000) and two others. The Rose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Spring Green – 120° from the complementary Flush Orange. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #f80077 and #00f880.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0078f8 is made of 0% red, 33% green and 67% blue. In a HSL mode Blue Darknut has a hue angle of 210.97°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 48.63%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0078f8 is made of 97.25% cyan, 50.19% magenta, 0% yellow and 2.75% black ink.

HEX #0078f8
RGB Decimal rgb(0,120,248)
RGB Percentage 0%, 33%, 67%
CMYK 97.25, 50.19, 0, 2.75
HSL hsl(210.97,100%,48.63%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(210.97,100%,97.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(52.0741,21.1061,-71.3381)
XYZ xyz(23.6597,20.2103,91.4609)