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

The hexidecimal color, #009ddb, may be mistaken for "Rich electric blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Rich electric blue (#009ddb), in designs, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. This color isn't popular for clothing. PayPal, LinkedIn, and Rosetta Stone are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009ddb

#009ddb is made up of (0, 157, 219) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 28.31, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40411 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009ddb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #009ddb luma #116.91
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 219) Adobe RGB (86.00, 158.00, 217.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 86%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (54.77, -11.63, -44.22)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 28.31, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (61.65, -14.36, -40.36)
hsv hsv(196.74, 100.00, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (61.65, 42.84, 250.41)
hsb hsb(196.74, 100.00, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (61.65, -42.58, -62.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #009ddb while the second is the "compliment" #db3a00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ddb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ddb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #db3a00.

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 (#009ddb)

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-Rich electric blue (#009ddb)

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 (#009ddb)

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 #009ddb

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009ddb with white

Darker shades of #009ddb

Darker shades are produced by blending #009ddb with black

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ddb)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009ddb with gray

Gradients including #009ddb

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

#009ddb → #db3a00
#009ddb → #4cbae5
#009ddb → #ffffff
#009ddb → #0033db
#009ddb → #005e83
#009ddb → #00dba8

How #009ddb looks in different atmospheres

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

Named colors and Paints related to #009ddb

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

#009ddbmight 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 #009ddb

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

PayPal
LinkedIn
Rosetta Stone
LOMO

Programming Language Syntax for #009ddb

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 #009ddb
Java new Color(0, 157, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $db9d00
Python Color('#009ddb')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ddb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ddb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40411 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 11011011
Hex 00 9d db
Octal 0 235 333
Decimal 0 157 219

Icons incorporating the color #009ddb

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

Color #009ddb on different backgrounds

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