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LEGO colour palette as of 2016

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.

List of colours

Solid colours

Colour ID Name Sample
1 White
2 Grey
5 Brick Yellow
18 Nougat
21 Bright Red
23 Bright Blue
24 Bright Yellow
26 Black
28 Dark Green
37 Bright Green
38 Dark Orange
102 Medium Blue
106 Bright Orange
107 Bright Bluish Green
119 Bright Yellowish-Green
124 Bright Reddish Violet
135 Sand Blue
138 Sand Yellow
140 Earth Blue
141 Earth Green
151 Sand Green
154 Dark Red
191 Flame Yellowish Orange
192 Reddish Brown
194 Medium Stone Grey
199 Dark Stone Grey
208 Light Stone Grey
212 Light Royal Blue
221 Bright Purple
222 Light Purple
226 Cool Yellow
268 Dark Purple
283 Light Nougat
308 Dark Brown
312 Medium Nougat
321 Dark Azur
322 Medium Azur
323 Aqua
324 Medium Lavender
325 Lavender
329 White Glow
326 Spring Yellowish Green
330 Olive Green
331 Medium-Yellowish green

Transparent colours

Colour ID Name Sample
40 Transparent (clear)
41 Transparent Red
42 Transparent Light Blue
43 Transparent Blue
44 Transparent Yellow
47 Transparent Fluorescent Reddish-Orange (Transparent Dark Orange)
48 Transparent Green
49 Transparent Fluorescent Green (Transparent Neon Green)
111 Transparent Brown (Smoke)
113 Transparent Medium Reddish-Violet
126 Transparent Bright Bluish-Violet
143 Transparent Fluorescent Blue
182 Transparent Bright Orange
311 Transparent Bright Green

Special colours

Colour ID Name Sample
131 Silver
148 Metallic Dark Grey
294 Phosphorescent Green
297 Warm Gold
309 Metalized Silver
310 Metalized Gold
315 Silver Metallic
316 Titanium Metallic

Incomplete list of phased out colours

colour ID Name Sample
2 Grey
153 Sand Red
25 Earth Orange
139 Copper
219 Brown
105 Bright Yellowish Orange
3 Light Yellow
195 Royal Blue
11 Pastel Blue
27 Dark Grey
9 Light Reddish Violet
147 Metallic Sand Yellow
145 Metallic Sand Blue
50 Phosphorescent White
136 Sand Violet
104 Bright Violet

Greyscale

Before 2003, the greyscale colours of the LEGO Palette were entirely grey. After 2004, LEGO added a noticeably blue tint to their greys.

LEGO Digital Designer colour palette

As of version 4.3, LEGO Digital Designer currently has a palette of 41 solid colours, 15 transparent colours (including Phosphorescent Green), 5 metallic colours, and 17 legacy colours.

Earlier versions

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Earlier versions had 26 main colours, some of which were divided into sections for easier colour reach. In LDD 4.1.6, the colours were reduced to 52, out of the 121 originally available.

The main colour groupings were 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.

White

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There were 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.

Bright Red

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There were 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 †.

Reddish Brown

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There were 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 †.

Bright Orange

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There were 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 †.

Bright Yellow

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There were seven colours under this main colour including Light Brick Yellow †, Light Yellowish Orange †, Light Nougat, Bright Yellow, Fire Yellow †, Light Yellow †, and Cool Yellow †.

Dark Green

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There were 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

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There were four colours under this main colour including Medium Bluish Green †, Bright Bluish Green †, Turquoise †, and Light Bluish Green †.

Bright Blue

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There were 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

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There were 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

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There were six colours under this main colour including Medium Reddish Violet †, Bright Purple †, Light Purple †, Light Reddish Violet †, and Light Pink †.

Metallic White

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There were 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 †.

Reddish Gold

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There were four colours under this main colour including Metallic Earth-Orange †, Copper †, Reddish Gold †, and Metallic Sand Yellow †.

Lemon Metallic

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There were two colours under this main colour including Lemon Metallic †, and Metallic Dark Green †.

Metallic Bright Blue

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There were two colours under this main colour including Metallic Bright Blue †, and Metallic Sand Blue †.

Transparent

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There were three colours under this main colour including Transparent, Nature †, and Phosphorescent Green.

Transparent Red

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There were three colours under this main colour including Transparent Red, Transparent Flourescent Reddish-Orange, and Transparent Bright Orange.

indicates the colour was removed in LEGO Digital Designer 4.1

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