Persian blue (#1c39bb) color information

The hexidecimal color, #1c39bb, is named "Persian blue". It's labeled as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Persian blue (#1c39bb), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Persian blue (#1c39bb)

#1c39bb is made up of (28, 57, 187) in RGB colorspace and (85.03, 69.52, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1849787 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333cc. White should be used ontop of #1c39bb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1c39bb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1c39bb luma #62.96
Websafe hex #3333cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(28, 57, 187) Adobe RGB (46.00, 62.00, 181.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(11%, 22%, 73%) Closest named color Persian blue
rgba rgba(28.0, 57.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 29.79, -91.64)
cmyk cmyk(85.03, 69.52, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 37.60, -68.72)
hsv hsv(229.35, 73.81, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 78.33, 298.69)
hsb hsb(229.35, 84.93, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -11.01, -92.29)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Persian blue (#1c39bb)

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" #1c39bb and the second color is called the "compliment" #ba9d1c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Persian blue (#1c39bb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #1c39bb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ba9d1c.

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

Triadic Colors of Persian blue (#1c39bb)

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 Persian blue (#1c39bb)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Persian blue (#1c39bb)

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.

Lighter variations of #1c39bb

When you combine pure white with this color, #1c39bb, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #1c39bb

Darker shades of #1c39bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #1c39bb

Tones are produced by blending #1c39bb with gray

Persian blue (#1c39bb) 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 #1c39bb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1c39bb → #ba9d1c
#1c39bb → #6074cf
#1c39bb → #ffffff
#1c39bb → #4e1cba
#1c39bb → #102270
#1c39bb → #1c88ba

How #1c39bb looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #1c39bb 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 #1c39bb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Persian blue (#1c39bb)

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

#1c39bbmight 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.

#1c39bb 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#1c39bb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#1c39bb 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 #1c39bb
Java new Color(28, 57, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 28, 57, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:28 green:57 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(28f, 57f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:28, green:57, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb391c
Python Color('#1c39bb')

Base Conversions of hex color #1c39bb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1c39bb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1849787 while the individual RGB conversions are: 28, 57, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011100 00111001 10111011
Hex 1c 39 bb
Octal 34 71 273
Decimal 28 57 187

Icons incorporating the color #1c39bb

If you're considering using #1c39bb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #1c39bb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1c39bb 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 #1c39bb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1c39bb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1c39bb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1c39bb background.
This text is hex color #1c39bb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1c39bb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1c39bb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1c39bb and white (#ffffff) background.