Y7K Blue Color


Y7K Blue 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 #ea9f04
Complementary Color #fbaf14
Color Shade: blue cyan (220.43° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 53.33% (better contrasting with white)
Y7K Blue Color Sample
Y7K Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #1560fb

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Y7K Blue Color. The Blue Sparkle color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Scuff Blue (#0044ee) for more energetic effect. Try Blue Darknut as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#fbaf14 is the best complementary color to Y7K 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 #1560fb complementary color is Sun, 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 Blue Ribbon are #14d3fb and #3c14fb. Thus found on the left and right of #1560fb on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bright Turquoise and Blue colors as they work well with Y7K Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Y7K Blue palette consists of #d3fb14 and #fb3c14 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#fbaf14). Try Electric Lime and Vermilion colors in combination with #1560fb, 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 #1560fb 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 Y7K Blue. Thus Bright Green and Razzmatazz giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Y7K Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sun, Shocking Pink, and Malachite split by 90° on the color wheel. #1560fb 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. Y7K Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#fbaf14) and two others. The Razzmatazz is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Spring Green – 120° from the complementary Sun. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #fb145f and #14fbaf.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #1560fb is made of 6% red, 26% green and 68% blue. In a HSL mode Y7K Blue has a hue angle of 220.43°, a saturation of 96.64% and a lightness of 53.33%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #1560fb is made of 90.19% cyan, 60.78% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.57% black ink.

HEX #1560fb
RGB Decimal rgb(21,96,251)
RGB Percentage 6%, 26%, 68%
CMYK 90.19, 60.78, 0, 1.57
HSL hsl(220.43,96.64%,53.33%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(220.43,91.63%,98.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.2984,38.0236,-82.4182)
XYZ xyz(21.9047,15.4902,93.1022)