Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009db5, is close to the color named "Bondi blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Bondi blue (#009db5), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #009db5

#009db5 is made up of (0, 157, 181) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 13.26, 0.00, 29.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40373 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009db5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009db5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009db5 luma #112.61
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 181) Adobe RGB (92.00, 156.00, 179.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 71%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 181.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -19.24, -20.38)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 13.26, 0.00, 29.02) CIE-L*ab (59.89, -24.84, -21.37)
hsv hsv(187.61, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 32.77, 220.71)
hsb hsb(187.61, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, -42.24, -29.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #009db5 while the second is the "compliment" #b51500.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009db5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b51500.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5)

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-Bondi blue (#009db5)

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.

Lighter shades of #009db5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009db5 with white

Darker shades of #009db5

Darker shades are produced by blending #009db5 with black

Faux-Bondi blue (#009db5)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009db5 with gray

Gradients including #009db5

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 #009db5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009db5 → #b51500
#009db5 → #4cbacb
#009db5 → #ffffff
#009db5 → #0045b5
#009db5 → #005e6c
#009db5 → #00b56f

How #009db5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009db5 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 #009db5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009db5

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

#009db5might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #009db5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009db5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #009db5

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 #009db5
Java new Color(0, 157, 181);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 181);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:181 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 181f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:181, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b59d00
Python Color('#009db5')

Base Conversions of hex color #009db5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009db5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40373 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 181.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 10110101
Hex 00 9d b5
Octal 0 235 265
Decimal 0 157 181

Icons incorporating the color #009db5

If you're considering using #009db5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009db5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009db5 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 #009db5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009db5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009db5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009db5 background.
This text is hex color #009db5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009db5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009db5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009db5 and white (#ffffff) background.