Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e) color information

Hex color #16349e almost matches the color named "Egyptian blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Egyptian blue (#16349e), in branding, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

#16349e is made up of (22, 52, 158) in RGB colorspace and (86.08, 67.09, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1455262 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003399. White should be used ontop of #16349e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #16349e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #16349e luma #54.96
Websafe hex #003399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(22, 52, 158) Adobe RGB (44.00, 52.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(9%, 20%, 62%) Closest named color Egyptian blue
rgba rgba(22.0, 52.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 26.34, -75.87)
cmyk cmyk(86.08, 67.09, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 34.92, -60.66)
hsv hsv(227.55, 74.65, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 69.99, 299.93)
hsb hsb(227.55, 85.48, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -7.65, -76.84)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

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" #16349e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e8016.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #16349e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e8016.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

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-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

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 #16349e

When you combine pure white with this color, #16349e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #16349e

Darker shades are produced by blending #16349e with black

Tones of #16349e

Tones of #16349e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #16349e

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 #16349e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#16349e → #9e8016
#16349e → #5b70bb
#16349e → #ffffff
#16349e → #3d169e
#16349e → #0d1f5e
#16349e → #16779e

Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e) in different environments

Seeing #16349e 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 #16349e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Egyptian blue (#16349e)

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

#16349emight 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 #16349e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#16349e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #16349e

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 #16349e
Java new Color(22, 52, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 22, 52, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:22 green:52 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(22f, 52f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:22, green:52, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e3416
Python Color('#16349e')

Base Conversions of hex color #16349e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #16349e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1455262 while the individual RGB conversions are: 22, 52, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010110 00110100 10011110
Hex 16 34 9e
Octal 26 64 236
Decimal 22 52 158

Icons incorporating the color #16349e

If you're considering using #16349e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #16349e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #16349e 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 #16349e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #16349e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #16349e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #16349e background.
This text is hex color #16349e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #16349e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #16349e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #16349e and white (#ffffff) background.