LEGO features a wide array of attractive pastel colours, applicable to anything from bricks to minifigures. The original palette included colours such as bright red, bright blue, bright yellow, dark green, white, and black. Today, LEGO offers a much wider range.
2010 LEGO Colour Palette
List of Colours
Phased out colours
|Colour ID||Name (conjecture)||Sample|
|#DDDEDD||Old Light Grey|
|#5F5D53||Old Dark Grey|
Before 2003, the greyscale colours of the LEGO Palette were entirely grey. After 2004, LEGO added a subtle bluish tint to their greys. This new grey tone has earned the nickname "bley" (Bluish grey) by some fans due to the minor blue tint.
LEGO Digital Designer Colour Palette
LEGO Digital Designer now has a colour palette chart with many pastel colours representing the official colours that LEGO uses. There are 26 main colours some of which are divided into sections for easier colour reach. In LDD 4.1.6, the colors were reduced to 52, out of 121.
The main colours are White, Bright Red, Reddish Brown, Bright Orange, Bright Yellow, Dark Green, Bright Bluish Green, Bright Blue, Bright Reddish Violet, Medium Reddish Violet, Metallic White, Metallic Bright Red, Reddish Gold, Gold, Lemon Metallic, Metallic Bright Blue, Transparent, Transparent Red, Transparent Brown, Transparent Bright Orange, Transparent Yellow, Transparent Green, Transparent Blue, Transparent Bright Bluish Violet, and Transparent Medium Reddish Violet.
There are ten colours under this main colour including Phosphorescent White †, White, Light Stone Grey, Light Grey †, Grey †, Medium Stone Grey, Dark Stone Grey, Dark Grey †, PC Black IR †, and Black.
There are ten colours under this main colour including New Dark Red, Rust †, Flip/Flop Red †, Sand Red †, Bright Red, Bright Reddish Orange †, Flame Reddish Orange †, Neon Orange †, Medium Red †, and Light Red †.
There are 13 colours under this main colour including Dark Brown, Earth Orange †, Reddish Brown, Earth Yellow †, Brown †, Sand Yellow †, Brick-Yellow, Dark Orange, Yellow Flip/flop †, Nougat, Dark Curry †, Medium Nougat †, and Dark Nougat †.
There are nine colours under this main colour including Light Orange †, Warm Yellowish orange †, flame yellowish orange †, Medium Yellowish Orange †, Bright Yellowish Orange †, Bright Orange, Light Orange Brown †, Medium Orange †, and Curry †.
There are 13 colours under this main colour including Dark Green †, Sand Green †, Faded Green †, Earth Green †, Bright Green, Light Faded Green †, Medium Green †, Light Green †, Bright Yellowish-Green, Medium Yellowish Green †, Neon Green †, Spring Yellowish Green †, and Light Yellowish Green †.
Bright Bluish Green
There are four colours under this main colour including Medium Bluish Green †, Bright Bluish Green †, Turquoise †, and Light Bluish Green †.
There are 16 colours under this main colour including Medium Bluish Violet, Medium Blue, Sand Blue †, Medium Royal Blue †, Tiny-Medium Blue †, Royal Blue †, Tiny-Blue †, Bright Blue, Light Bluish Violet †, Dark Royal Blue †, Dove Blue †, Bright Bluish Violet †, Light Blue †, Earth Blue, Light Royal Blue †, and Aqua †.
Bright Reddish Violet
There are nine colours under this main colour including Bright Lilac †, Medium Lilac †, Lilac †, Reddish Lilac †, Bright Reddish Lilac †, Bright Reddish Violet †, Light Lilac †, Bright Violet †, and Sand Violet †.
Medium Reddish Violet
There are six colours under this main colour including Medium Reddish Violet †, Bright Purple †, Light Purple †, Light Reddish Violet †, and Light Pink †.
There are 11 colours under this main colour including Metallic Sand Violet †, Metallic White †, Metallic Light Grey †, Silver Metallic †, Gun Metallic †, Titanium Metallic †, Metallic Dark Grey †, Metallic Black †, Silver †, Cool silver †, and Silver flip/flop †.
There are four colours under this main colour including Metallic Earth-Orange †, Copper †, Reddish Gold †, and Metallic Sand Yellow †.
There are two colors under this main colour including Lemon Metallic †, and Metallic Dark Green †.
Metallic Bright Blue
There are two colours under this main colour including Metallic Bright Blue †, and Metallic Sand Blue †.
† indicates the colour was removed in LEGO Digital Designer 4.1