The color blue is a favorite of both men and women but blue covers a lot of cool colors. These middle of the road shades of blue aren't dark like navy or pale like powder blue. These are the medium azure, sky blue, and royal shades of blue.
This swatch represents one of the medium shades of azure that's known as UN blue because of its use by the United Nations. Generally described as being halfway between cyan and blue, this medium azure denotes stability, security, and authority.
- Hex #4B92DB
- RGB 75,146,219
Named for the bright blue body of some peacocks, this peacock blue is just slightly grayer than cornflower blue. Nature, stability, calmness, and richness are some of its attributes.
- Hex #33A1C9
- RGB 51,161,201
Deep Sky Blue
This swatch is deepskyblue (SVG color keyword), representing one of the many shades of sky blue or cerulean. It can symbolize peace, confidence, and nature. It's got a bit of a turquoise flavor to it.
- Hex #00BFFF
- RGB 0,191,255
- Browser Safe Color: No, the closet matches might be #0099ff | 0,153,255 or #00ccff | 0,204,255
Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers may or may not know this specific shade of Dodger Blue. The swatch shown here is the SVG color keyword dodgerblue which is not the same as the blue of the Dodger uniforms.
- Hex #1E90FF
- RGB 30,144,255
Cadet blue (SVG color keyword cadetblue) is a medium blue with a grayish tint that might be described as blue-gray. Both blue and gray are cool colors. Cadet blue is a subdued blue that quietly suggests authority, stability, and just a hint of storminess.
- Hex #5F9EA0
- RGB 95,158,160
A bit bluer than Cadet Blue, Steel Blue (SVG color keyword steelblue) is a slightly brighter blue-gray color but still a subdued shade of corporate blue.
- Hex #4682B4
- RGB 70,130,180
Between cobalt and cornflower is this pretty Royal Blue (SVG royalblue). This blue is soothing, peaceful, and can also suggest richness.
- Hex #4169E1
- RGB 65,105,255
This pure, bright blue isn't a dark blue or a light blue so we'll call it a medium blue (although there is a different hue with that name). It's CSS/SVG color keyword is blue. This blue is a year-round, universal color.
- Hex #0000FF
- RGB 0,0,255
- Browser Safe Color: Yes
Barely discernible from blue, this swatch is medium blue (SVG color keyword mediumblue), which might appear slightly darker than plain blue. Medium Blue is a cool color that carries the blue symbolism of importance and confidence. Although it's not a light or pastel blue, it still has something of a fresh, spring-like quality with a touch of childlike playfulness.
- Hex #0000CD
- RGB 0,0,205
- Browser Safe Color: No, but almost. Use #0000CC | 0,0,204