Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e) color information

Hex color #11297e almost matches the color named "Catalina blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Catalina blue (#11297e), in brand logos, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)

#11297e is made up of (17, 41, 126) in RGB colorspace and (86.51, 67.46, 0.00, 50.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1124734 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #11297e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #11297e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #11297e luma #43.39
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(17, 41, 126) Adobe RGB (39.00, 39.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(7%, 16%, 49%) Closest named color Catalina blue
rgba rgba(17.0, 41.0, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 22.49, -59.48)
cmyk cmyk(86.51, 67.46, 0.00, 50.59) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 31.99, -51.54)
hsv hsv(227.14, 75.00, 28.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 60.66, 301.83)
hsb hsb(227.14, 85.71, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -4.17, -58.08)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)

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" #11297e while the second is the "compliment" #7c6511.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #11297e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c6511.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)

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-Catalina blue (#11297e)

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-Catalina blue (#11297e)

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.

Lighter shades of #11297e

When you combine pure white with this color, #11297e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #11297e

Darker shades are produced by blending #11297e with black

Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)'s Tones

Tones of #11297e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #11297e

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 #11297e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#11297e → #7c6511
#11297e → #5869a4
#11297e → #ffffff
#11297e → #30117c
#11297e → #0a184b
#11297e → #115e7c

Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e) in different environments

Seeing #11297e 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 #11297e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Catalina blue (#11297e)

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

#11297emight 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 #11297e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#11297e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #11297e

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 #11297e
Java new Color(17, 41, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 17, 41, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:17 green:41 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(17f, 41f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:17, green:41, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e2911
Python Color('#11297e')

Base Conversions of hex color #11297e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #11297e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1124734 while the individual RGB conversions are: 17, 41, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010001 00101001 01111110
Hex 11 29 7e
Octal 21 51 176
Decimal 17 41 126

Icons incorporating the color #11297e

If you're considering using #11297e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #11297e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #11297e 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 #11297e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #11297e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #11297e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #11297e background.
This text is hex color #11297e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #11297e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #11297e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #11297e and white (#ffffff) background.