Faux-Bondi blue (#009ebc) color information

#009ebc is the hex color code that is related to "Bondi blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Bondi blue (#009ebc), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Dell uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009ebc

#009ebc is made up of (0, 158, 188) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 15.96, 0.00, 26.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40636 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009ebc to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #009ebc luma #113.99
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 188) Adobe RGB (86.00, 157.00, 186.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 74%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 188.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -19.24, -25.03)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 15.96, 0.00, 26.27) 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)
CMYK Composition

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

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" #009ebc 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 (#009ebc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ebc 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 (#009ebc)

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 (#009ebc)

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 (#009ebc)

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.

Faux-Bondi blue (#009ebc)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009ebc with white

Darker variations of #009ebc

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

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

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

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

#009ebc → #bc1c00
#009ebc → #4cbbd0
#009ebc → #ffffff
#009ebc → #0042bc
#009ebc → #005e70
#009ebc → #00bc7a

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

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

Named colors and Paints related to #009ebc

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

#009ebcmight 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-Bondi blue (#009ebc)

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


#009ebc 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 #009ebc
Java new Color(0, 158, 188);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 188);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:188 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 188f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:188, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bc9e00
Python Color('#009ebc')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ebc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ebc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40636 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 188.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 10111100
Hex 00 9e bc
Octal 0 236 274
Decimal 0 158 188

Icons incorporating the color #009ebc

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

Color #009ebc on different backgrounds

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