Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba) color information

#009cba is the hex color code that is related to "Bondi blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Bondi blue (#009cba), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Dell uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009cba

#009cba is made up of (0, 156, 186) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 16.13, 0.00, 27.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40122 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009cba to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009cba. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009cba luma #112.59
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 186) Adobe RGB (90.00, 153.00, 184.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 73%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 186.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -16.27, -25.60)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 16.13, 0.00, 27.06) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -20.89, -26.06)
hsv hsv(189.86, 100.00, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 33.40, 231.28)
hsb hsb(189.86, 100.00, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -40.45, -37.30)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #009cba and the second color is called the "compliment" #ba1b00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009cba is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ba1b00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009cba with white

Darker variations of #009cba

When you combine pure black with this color, #009cba, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #009cba

Tones of #009cba can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#009cba in gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #009cba as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009cba → #ba1b00
#009cba → #4cb9ce
#009cba → #ffffff
#009cba → #0041ba
#009cba → #005d6f
#009cba → #00ba79

Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba) in different environments

Seeing #009cba on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #009cba could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009cba

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#009cbamight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009cba. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#009cba in programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #009cba
Java new Color(0, 156, 186);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 186);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:186 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 186f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:186, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ba9c00
Python Color('#009cba')

Base Conversions of hex color #009cba

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009cba. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40122 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 186.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 10111010
Hex 00 9c ba
Octal 0 234 272
Decimal 0 156 186

#009cba Icons

If you're considering using #009cba in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bondi blue (#009cba) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009cba colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #009cba on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009cba on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009cba background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009cba background.
This text is hex color #009cba on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009cba on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009cba and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009cba and white (#ffffff) background.