Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009cd1, looks similar to "Rich electric blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Rich electric blue (#009cd1), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Universität Hamburg, Xavier University, and Akamai are the companies in our database using this color.

#009cd1 Breakdown

#009cd1 is made up of (0, 156, 209) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 25.36, 0.00, 18.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40145 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009cd1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009cd1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009cd1 luma #115.19
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 209) Adobe RGB (84.00, 154.00, 207.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 82%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 209.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -12.38, -40.16)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 25.36, 0.00, 18.04) CIE-L*ab (59.89, -15.53, -37.56)
hsv hsv(195.37, 100.00, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 40.64, 247.54)
hsb hsb(195.37, 100.00, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, -41.76, -57.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

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" #009cd1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d13400.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009cd1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d13400.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #009cd1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #009cd1

When you combine pure black with this color, #009cd1, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #009cd1

Tones are produced by blending #009cd1 with gray

#009cd1 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 #009cd1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009cd1 → #d13400
#009cd1 → #4cb9de
#009cd1 → #ffffff
#009cd1 → #0034d1
#009cd1 → #005d7d
#009cd1 → #00d19c

How #009cd1 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009cd1 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 #009cd1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009cd1 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#009cd1might 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-Rich electric blue (#009cd1)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009cd1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Universität Hamburg
Xavier University
Akamai

#009cd1 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 #009cd1
Java new Color(0, 156, 209);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 209);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:209 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 209f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:209, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d19c00
Python Color('#009cd1')

Base Conversions of hex color #009cd1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009cd1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40145 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 209.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 11010001
Hex 00 9c d1
Octal 0 234 321
Decimal 0 156 209

Icons incorporating the color #009cd1

If you're considering using #009cd1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009cd1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009cd1 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 #009cd1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009cd1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009cd1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009cd1 background.
This text is hex color #009cd1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009cd1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009cd1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009cd1 and white (#ffffff) background.