Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed) color information

#1500ed is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars.

#1500ed Breakdown

#1500ed is made up of (21, 0, 237) in RGB colorspace and (91.14, 100.00, 0.00, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1376493 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000ff. White should be used ontop of #1500ed to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1500ed. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1500ed luma #33.06
Websafe hex #0000ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(21, 0, 237) Adobe RGB (36.00, 0.00, 233.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(8%, 0%, 93%) Closest named color Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
rgba rgba(21.0, 0.0, 237.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 76.23, -187.18)
cmyk cmyk(91.14, 100.00, 0.00, 7.06) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 80.33, -102.92)
hsv hsv(245.16, 100.00, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 130.56, 307.97)
hsb hsb(245.16, 100.00, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -5.53, -119.91)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)

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" #1500ed while the second is the "compliment" #d9ed00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #1500ed is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d9ed00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)

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-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)

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 variations of #1500ed

Lighter shades of #1500ed can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #1500ed

Darker shades of #1500ed can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed)'s Tones

Tones of #1500ed can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed) 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 #1500ed as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1500ed → #d9ed00
#1500ed → #5b4cf2
#1500ed → #ffffff
#1500ed → #8a00ed
#1500ed → #0c008e
#1500ed → #0062ed

Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed) in different environments

Seeing #1500ed 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 #1500ed could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#1500ed 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.

#1500edmight 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.

#1500ed 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#1500ed. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#1500ed 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 #1500ed
Java new Color(21, 0, 237);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 21, 0, 237);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:21 green:0 blue:237 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(21f, 0f, 237f);
Swift UIColor(red:21, green:0, blue:237, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ed0015
Python Color('#1500ed')

Base Conversions of hex color #1500ed

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1500ed. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1376493 while the individual RGB conversions are: 21, 0, 237.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010101 00000000 11101101
Hex 15 00 ed
Octal 25 0 355
Decimal 21 0 237

#1500ed Icons

If you're considering using #1500ed in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#1500ed) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1500ed 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 #1500ed on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1500ed on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1500ed background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1500ed background.
This text is hex color #1500ed on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1500ed on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1500ed and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1500ed and white (#ffffff) background.