Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6) color information

Hex color #009ed6 may be mistaken for "Rich electric blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light blue". When people spot this color, Rich electric blue (#009ed6), in brand logos, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Universität Hamburg is a company using this color, according to our database.

#009ed6 Breakdown

#009ed6 is made up of (0, 158, 214) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 26.17, 0.00, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40662 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009ed6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009ed6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009ed6 luma #116.93
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 214) Adobe RGB (86.00, 156.00, 211.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 84%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 214.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -12.00, -41.64)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 26.17, 0.00, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -14.93, -38.57)
hsv hsv(195.71, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 41.36, 248.84)
hsb hsb(195.71, 100.00, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -41.91, -59.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)

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" #009ed6 while the second is the "compliment" #d63500.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ed6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d63500.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #009ed6

Lighter shades of #009ed6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #009ed6 with black

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed6)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009ed6, tones are produced.

Gradients including #009ed6

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 #009ed6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009ed6 → #d63500
#009ed6 → #4cbbe2
#009ed6 → #ffffff
#009ed6 → #0035d6
#009ed6 → #005e80
#009ed6 → #00d6a0

#009ed6 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009ed6 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 #009ed6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009ed6 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.

#009ed6might 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 #009ed6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009ed6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #009ed6

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 #009ed6
Java new Color(0, 158, 214);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 214);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:214 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 214f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:214, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d69e00
Python Color('#009ed6')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ed6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ed6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40662 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 214.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 11010110
Hex 00 9e d6
Octal 0 236 326
Decimal 0 158 214

Icons incorporating the color #009ed6

If you're considering using #009ed6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009ed6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009ed6 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 #009ed6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009ed6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009ed6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009ed6 background.
This text is hex color #009ed6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009ed6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009ed6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009ed6 and white (#ffffff) background.