Faux-Bondi blue (#009dbd) color information

#009dbd is the hex color code that is very close to "Bondi blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bondi blue (#009dbd), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Dell uses this color in their branding.

#009dbd Breakdown

#009dbd is made up of (0, 157, 189) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 16.93, 0.00, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40381 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009dbd to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #009dbd luma #113.52
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 189) Adobe RGB (86.00, 157.00, 186.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 74%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 189.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -19.24, -25.03)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 16.93, 0.00, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (59.89, -24.84, -25.49)
hsv hsv(189.73, 100.00, 37.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 35.59, 225.74)
hsb hsb(189.73, 100.00, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, -44.48, -35.99)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #009dbd while the second is the "compliment" #bc1c00.

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

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009dbd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bc1c00.

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

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

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#009dbd)

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

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

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

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.

Lighter variations of #009dbd

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

Darker variations of #009dbd

Darker shades of #009dbd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

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

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

Faux-Bondi blue (#009dbd) 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 #009dbd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009dbd → #bc1c00
#009dbd → #4cbad0
#009dbd → #ffffff
#009dbd → #0042bc
#009dbd → #005e71
#009dbd → #00bc7a

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

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

#009dbd 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.

#009dbdmight 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.

#009dbd popular opposites

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

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#009dbd in coding

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 #009dbd
Java new Color(0, 157, 189);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 189);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:189 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 189f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:189, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bd9d00
Python Color('#009dbd')

Base Conversions of hex color #009dbd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009dbd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40381 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 189.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 10111101
Hex 00 9d bd
Octal 0 235 275
Decimal 0 157 189

Icons incorporating the color #009dbd

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

Color #009dbd on different backgrounds

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