Cyan

#00FFFF
Electric Blue
#7DF9FF
Deep blue sky
#00bfff

The meaning behind cyan

Create clean and beautiful designs with the light and mesmerizing cyan.

About the color

Cyan has ancient Greeks origins and can be traced back to a dye produced from blue cornflower, also known as Centaurea cyanus.

However, in many languages, 'cyan' is a non-existent term. To most English speakers, it is a vibrant greenish-blue hue. Other names for this borderline color include aqua, turquoise, and teal.

Type Value
HEX #00FFFF
RGB 0, 255, 255
CMYK 1, 0, 0, 0

Application in design

Cyan is a very relaxing and inspiring color, as it is associated with crystal clear waters.

This color combines well with red, deep pinks, and teals to create bright and gentle color palettes. You can also make bold, vibrant designs by pairing cyan with yellow and magenta – two other colors of the subtractive color model.

For a more classic color palette, combine cyan with darker shades of blue, or cool shades of gray and white.

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