Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2) color information

#009cd2 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Rich electric blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Rich electric blue (#009cd2), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars. Universität Hamburg uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009cd2

#009cd2 is made up of (0, 156, 210) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 25.71, 0.00, 17.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40146 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009cd2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009cd2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009cd2 luma #115.30
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 210) 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, 210.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -12.38, -40.16)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 25.71, 0.00, 17.65) 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)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)

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" #009cd2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d13400.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009cd2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d13400.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)

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-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)

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-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)

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-Rich electric blue (#009cd2)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009cd2 with white

Darker variations of #009cd2

When you combine pure black with this color, #009cd2, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #009cd2

Tones of #009cd2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#009cd2 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 #009cd2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009cd2 → #d13400
#009cd2 → #4cb9df
#009cd2 → #ffffff
#009cd2 → #0034d1
#009cd2 → #005d7e
#009cd2 → #00d19c

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2) in different environments

Seeing #009cd2 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 #009cd2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009cd2

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

#009cd2might 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 (#009cd2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009cd2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009cd2 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 #009cd2
Java new Color(0, 156, 210);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 210);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:210 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 210f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:210, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d29c00
Python Color('#009cd2')

Base Conversions of hex color #009cd2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009cd2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40146 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 210.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 11010010
Hex 00 9c d2
Octal 0 234 322
Decimal 0 156 210

#009cd2 Icons

If you're considering using #009cd2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Rich electric blue (#009cd2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009cd2 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 #009cd2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009cd2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009cd2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009cd2 background.
This text is hex color #009cd2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009cd2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009cd2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009cd2 and white (#ffffff) background.