Regent St Blue Color


Regent St Blue is pale, cool-toned shade of cool cyan. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with warm red, warm green or warm magenta

Inverse Color #552919
Complementary Color #e5baaa
Color Shade: cool cyan (196° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 78.43% (better contrasting with black)
Regent St Blue Color Sample
Regent St Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #aad6e6

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Regent St Blue Color. The Mystic Harbor color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Pattens Blue (#d3e5ef) for more calm effect. Try Simply Posh as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#e5baaa is the best complementary color to Regent St Blue. Warm red shades generally complement the cool cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #aad6e6 complementary color is Cashmere, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm cyan, cool cyan, and cool blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Regent St Blue are #aae5d7 and #aab8e5. Thus found on the left and right of #aad6e6 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Morning Glory and Spindle colors as they work well with Regent St Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Regent St Blue palette consists of #e5d7aa and #e5aab8 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#e5baaa). Try Hampton and Shilo colors in combination with #aad6e6, 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 #aad6e6 offers a combination of cool yellow and warm magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Regent St Blue. Thus Caper and Light Orchid giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Regent St Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Cashmere, Light Wisteria, and Celadon split by 90° on the color wheel. #aad6e6 square combo is a palette of cool cyan, cool magenta, warm red and warm 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. Regent St Blue tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#e5baaa) and two others. The Light Orchid is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Chinook – 120° from the complementary Cashmere. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #e5aad5 and #aae5ba.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #aad6e6 is made of 28% red, 35% green and 37% blue. In a HSL mode Regent St Blue has a hue angle of 196°, a saturation of 54.55% and a lightness of 78.43%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #aad6e6 is made of 23.53% cyan, 6.28% magenta, 0% yellow and 9.8% black ink.

HEX #aad6e6
RGB Decimal rgb(170,214,230)
RGB Percentage 28%, 35%, 37%
CMYK 23.53, 6.28, 0, 9.8
HSL hsl(196,54.55%,78.43%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(196,26.09%,90.2%)
CIE-LAB lab(83.1004,-10.7355,-12.57)
XYZ xyz(54.9071,62.3524,84.0042)