Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dc7) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009dc7, should not to be confused with "Rich electric blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Rich electric blue (#009dc7), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Akamai and Xavier University are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dc7)

#009dc7 is made up of (0, 157, 199) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 21.11, 0.00, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40391 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009dc7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009dc7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009dc7 luma #114.65
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 199) Adobe RGB (92.00, 157.00, 196.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 78%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 199.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -15.37, -30.21)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 21.11, 0.00, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -19.38, -29.74)
hsv hsv(192.31, 100.00, 39.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 35.50, 236.91)
hsb hsb(192.31, 100.00, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -41.30, -43.74)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dc7)

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" #009dc7 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c62700.

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 (#009dc7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009dc7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c62700.

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 (#009dc7)

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 (#009dc7)

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 (#009dc7)

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 variations of #009dc7

When you combine pure white with this color, #009dc7, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009dc7

Darker shades of #009dc7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #009dc7

Tones are produced by blending #009dc7 with gray

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dc7) 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 #009dc7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009dc7 → #c62700
#009dc7 → #4cbad7
#009dc7 → #ffffff
#009dc7 → #003bc6
#009dc7 → #005e77
#009dc7 → #00c68b

How #009dc7 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009dc7 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 #009dc7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dc7)

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

#009dc7might 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.

#009dc7 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#009dc7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Xavier University
Akamai

#009dc7 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 #009dc7
Java new Color(0, 157, 199);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 199);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:199 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 199f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:199, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c79d00
Python Color('#009dc7')

Base Conversions of hex color #009dc7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009dc7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40391 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 199.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 11000111
Hex 00 9d c7
Octal 0 235 307
Decimal 0 157 199

Icons incorporating the color #009dc7

If you're considering using #009dc7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009dc7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009dc7 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 #009dc7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009dc7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009dc7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009dc7 background.
This text is hex color #009dc7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009dc7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009dc7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009dc7 and white (#ffffff) background.