Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb) color information

Hex color #1c09bb almost matches the color named "Neon blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Neon blue (#1c09bb), in branding, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

#1c09bb is made up of (28, 9, 187) in RGB colorspace and (85.03, 95.19, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1837499 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3300cc. White should be used ontop of #1c09bb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1c09bb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1c09bb luma #34.79
Websafe hex #3300cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(28, 9, 187) Adobe RGB (0.00, 27.00, 182.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(11%, 4%, 73%) Closest named color Neon blue
rgba rgba(28.0, 9.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 47.13, -131.28)
cmyk cmyk(85.03, 95.19, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 56.90, -82.75)
hsv hsv(246.09, 89.61, 38.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 100.42, 304.51)
hsb hsb(246.09, 94.52, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -8.13, -91.37)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

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" #1c09bb and the second color is called the "compliment" #a8ba0a.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #1c09bb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a8ba0a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

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-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

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-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

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 #1c09bb

When you combine pure white with this color, #1c09bb, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #1c09bb

Darker shades are produced by blending #1c09bb with black

Tones of #1c09bb

Tones of #1c09bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #1c09bb

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 #1c09bb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1c09bb → #a8ba0a
#1c09bb → #6052cf
#1c09bb → #ffffff
#1c09bb → #730aba
#1c09bb → #100570
#1c09bb → #0a50ba

Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb) in different environments

Seeing #1c09bb 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 #1c09bb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb)

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

#1c09bbmight 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 #1c09bb

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#1c09bb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #1c09bb

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 #1c09bb
Java new Color(28, 9, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 28, 9, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:28 green:9 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(28f, 9f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:28, green:9, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb091c
Python Color('#1c09bb')

Base Conversions of hex color #1c09bb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1c09bb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1837499 while the individual RGB conversions are: 28, 9, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011100 00001001 10111011
Hex 1c 09 bb
Octal 34 11 273
Decimal 28 9 187

#1c09bb Icons

If you're considering using #1c09bb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Neon blue (#1c09bb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1c09bb 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 #1c09bb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1c09bb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1c09bb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1c09bb background.
This text is hex color #1c09bb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1c09bb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1c09bb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1c09bb and white (#ffffff) background.