Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009ed8, is very close to "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 (#009ed8), in advertising materials, 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. LinkedIn is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8)

#009ed8 is made up of (0, 158, 216) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 26.85, 0.00, 15.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40664 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #009ed8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009ed8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009ed8 luma #117.15
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 216) Adobe RGB (92.00, 154.00, 214.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 85%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 216.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -8.63, -43.93)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 26.85, 0.00, 15.29) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -10.60, -40.23)
hsv hsv(196.24, 100.00, 42.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 41.60, 255.24)
hsb hsb(196.24, 100.00, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -38.39, -62.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8)

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" #009ed8 while the second is the "compliment" #d83900.

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 (#009ed8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ed8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d83900.

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 (#009ed8)

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 (#009ed8)

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 (#009ed8)

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 #009ed8

When you combine pure white with this color, #009ed8, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009ed8

Darker shades of #009ed8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009ed8 with gray

Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8) 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 #009ed8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009ed8 → #d83900
#009ed8 → #4cbbe3
#009ed8 → #ffffff
#009ed8 → #0032d8
#009ed8 → #005e81
#009ed8 → #00d8a6

How #009ed8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009ed8 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 #009ed8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Rich electric blue (#009ed8)

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

#009ed8might 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.

#009ed8 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#009ed8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009ed8 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 #009ed8
Java new Color(0, 158, 216);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 216);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:216 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 216f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:216, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d89e00
Python Color('#009ed8')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ed8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ed8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40664 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 216.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 11011000
Hex 00 9e d8
Octal 0 236 330
Decimal 0 158 216

Icons incorporating the color #009ed8

If you're considering using #009ed8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009ed8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009ed8 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 #009ed8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009ed8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009ed8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009ed8 background.
This text is hex color #009ed8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009ed8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009ed8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009ed8 and white (#ffffff) background.