Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68) color information

#154a68 is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Dark imperial blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark imperial blue (#154a68), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "very dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#154a68 Breakdown

#154a68 is made up of (21, 74, 104) in RGB colorspace and (79.81, 28.85, 0.00, 59.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1395304 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #154a68 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #154a68. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #154a68 luma #61.47
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(21, 74, 104) Adobe RGB (43.00, 76.00, 103.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(8%, 29%, 41%) Closest named color Dark imperial blue
rgba rgba(21.0, 74.0, 104.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -5.20, -18.77)
cmyk cmyk(79.81, 28.85, 0.00, 59.22) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -8.40, -22.65)
hsv hsv(201.82, 67.35, 24.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 24.16, 249.65)
hsb hsb(201.82, 80.49, 41.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -19.83, -28.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

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" #154a68 and the second color is called the "compliment" #683114.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #154a68 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #683114.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

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.

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #154a68 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #154a68

When you combine pure black with this color, #154a68, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #154a68

Tones are produced by blending #154a68 with gray

#154a68 in 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 #154a68 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#154a68 → #683114
#154a68 → #5b8095
#154a68 → #ffffff
#154a68 → #142168
#154a68 → #0c2c3e
#154a68 → #14685b

How #154a68 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #154a68 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 #154a68 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#154a68 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.

#154a68might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#154a68. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#154a68 in programming

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 #154a68
Java new Color(21, 74, 104);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 21, 74, 104);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:21 green:74 blue:104 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(21f, 74f, 104f);
Swift UIColor(red:21, green:74, blue:104, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $684a15
Python Color('#154a68')

Base Conversions of hex color #154a68

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #154a68. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1395304 while the individual RGB conversions are: 21, 74, 104.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010101 01001010 01101000
Hex 15 4a 68
Octal 25 112 150
Decimal 21 74 104

#154a68 Icons

If you're considering using #154a68 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark imperial blue (#154a68) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #154a68 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 #154a68 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #154a68 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #154a68 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #154a68 background.
This text is hex color #154a68 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #154a68 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #154a68 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #154a68 and white (#ffffff) background.