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A comprehensive guide to hex color #150075

About hex color #150075 - near-Navy blue

Hex color #150075 is close to the color named "Navy blue". It's categorized as "blue". When humans think of blue in ads, they might associate it with: water, offices, human life, finance, and maturity. The color typically isn't associated with clothing.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #150075 is created using 8.2% red, 0% green, and 45.9% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 82.1% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, and 54.1% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
8.2%
 
0%
 
45.9%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
82.1%
 
100%
 
0%
54.1%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#150075 is made up of R: 21, G: 0, B: 117 in RGB colorspace and C: 82.05, M:100, Y:0, K:54.12 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1376373 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000066. Its closest named color is "Navy blue". White should be used ontop of #150075 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #150075. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #150075
Websafe hex #000066
rgb 21, 0, 117
rgb percent (%) 8.2%, 0%, 45.7%
rgba R: 21, G: 0, B: 117, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 82.05, M:100, Y:0, K:54.12
hsv 250.77, 100, 22.94
hsb 250.77, 100, 45.88
luma 19.5
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 24, 0, 114
Closest named color Navy blue
Hunter-Lab 12.02, 32.41, -78.66
CIE-L*ab 12.25, 44.91, -58.83
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 12.25, 74.02, 307.36
CIE-L*uv 12.25, -1.98, -47.32°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #150075. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #150075 and the second color is called the "compliment" #617400.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#617400
#150075

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #150075 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #617400.

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

#277400
#150075
#744e00

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

#007413
#150075
#741300

Tetradic

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

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#006174
#617400
#741300
#150075

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#002774
#150075
#4e0074

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #150075: "a sense of security or trust".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #150075 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #150075 with black #000000.

#040017
#060023
#08002e
#0a003a
#0c0046
#0e0051
#10005d
#120069

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #150075 with white #FFFFFF.

#433390
#5b4c9e
#7266ac
#8a7fba
#a199c7
#b8b2d5
#d0cce3
#e7e5f1

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #150075 with gray #808080.

#6a667d
#5f597c
#554c7b
#4a407a
#3f3379
#352678
#2a1977
#1f0c76

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 #150075 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #150075 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 #150075 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #150075 appears as #27006f when in northern sky daylight and as #000582 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #150075

#150075 might 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.

Navy blue
Midnight blue
Dark imperial blue
Dark blue
Phthalo blue
Deep violet
Persian indigo
Cadmium blue

Furthest named colors to #150075

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #150075. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Milk
Snow
Tooth
Ivory
Yellow

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #150075, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #150075
Java new Color(21, 0, 117)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 21, 0, 117);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.0824 green:0 blue:0.4588 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.0824f, 0f, 0.4588f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.0824, green:0, blue:0.4588, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $750015
Python Color('#150075')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #150075. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1376373 while the individual RGB conversions are: 21, 0, 117.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary000101010000000001110101
Hex150075
Octal250165
Decimal210117

If you're considering using #150075 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #150075 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #150075 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #150075 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #150075 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #150075 background.

This text is hex color #150075 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #150075 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #150075 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #150075 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #150075.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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