Amnesia Blue Color


Amnesia Blue is soft, 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 #ea9f42
Complementary Color #bd7215
Color Shade: blue cyan (213.21° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 41.18% (better contrasting with white)
Amnesia Blue Color Sample
Amnesia Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #1560bd

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Amnesia Blue Color. The Planetarium color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Bright Navy Blue (#1974d2) for more calm effect. Try Yale Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#bd7215 is the best complementary color to Amnesia Blue. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #1560bd complementary color is Bourbon, 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 Denim are #15b4bd and #1d15bd. Thus found on the left and right of #1560bd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Java and Persian Blue colors as they work well with Amnesia Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amnesia Blue palette consists of #b4bd15 and #bd1e15 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#bd7215). Try La Rioja and Thunderbird colors in combination with #1560bd, 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 #1560bd 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 Amnesia Blue. Thus Lima and Red Violet giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amnesia Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bourbon, Red Violet, and Malachite split by 90° on the color wheel. #1560bd 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. Amnesia Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#bd7215) and two others. The Red Violet is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mountain Meadow – 120° from the complementary Bourbon. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #bd155f and #15bd72.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #1560bd is made of 7% red, 31% green and 62% blue. In a HSL mode Amnesia Blue has a hue angle of 213.21°, a saturation of 80% and a lightness of 41.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #1560bd is made of 65.88% cyan, 36.47% magenta, 0% yellow and 25.88% black ink.

HEX #1560bd
RGB Decimal rgb(21,96,189)
RGB Percentage 7%, 31%, 62%
CMYK 65.88, 36.47, 0, 25.88
HSL hsl(213.21,80%,41.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(213.21,88.89%,74.12%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.5311,14.0356,-54.8799)
XYZ xyz(13.6774,12.1993,49.7779)