Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dd2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009dd2, greatly resembles "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 (#009dd2), used in media, 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 is a brand that uses this color.

#009dd2 Breakdown

#009dd2 is made up of (0, 157, 210) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 25.24, 0.00, 17.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40402 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009dd2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009dd2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009dd2 luma #115.89
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 210) Adobe RGB (90.00, 156.00, 206.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 82%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 210.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -12.00, -38.21)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 25.24, 0.00, 17.65) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -14.93, -36.02)
hsv hsv(194.63, 100.00, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 38.99, 247.49)
hsb hsb(194.63, 100.00, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -40.34, -54.72)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009dd2)

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" #009dd2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d13000.

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 (#009dd2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009dd2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d13000.

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 (#009dd2)

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 (#009dd2)

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 (#009dd2)

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 (#009dd2)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #009dd2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #009dd2

When you combine pure black with this color, #009dd2, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #009dd2

Tones are produced by blending #009dd2 with gray

#009dd2 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 #009dd2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009dd2 → #d13000
#009dd2 → #4cbadf
#009dd2 → #ffffff
#009dd2 → #0037d1
#009dd2 → #005e7e
#009dd2 → #00d199

How #009dd2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009dd2 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 #009dd2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009dd2 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.

#009dd2might 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 (#009dd2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009dd2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009dd2 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 #009dd2
Java new Color(0, 157, 210);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 210);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:210 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 210f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:210, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d29d00
Python Color('#009dd2')

Base Conversions of hex color #009dd2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009dd2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40402 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 210.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 11010010
Hex 00 9d d2
Octal 0 235 322
Decimal 0 157 210

Icons incorporating the color #009dd2

If you're considering using #009dd2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009dd2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009dd2 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 #009dd2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009dd2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009dd2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009dd2 background.
This text is hex color #009dd2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009dd2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009dd2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009dd2 and white (#ffffff) background.