Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea) color information

Hex color #2d66ea may be mistaken for "Royal blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light blue". When people spot this color, Royal blue (#2d66ea), 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 Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

#2d66ea is made up of (45, 102, 234) in RGB colorspace and (80.77, 56.41, 0.00, 8.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2975466 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3366ff. White should be used ontop of #2d66ea to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2d66ea. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2d66ea luma #99.77
Websafe hex #3366ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(45, 102, 234) Adobe RGB (72.00, 101.00, 230.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 40%, 92%) Closest named color Royal blue
rgba rgba(45.0, 102.0, 234.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 26.26, -96.32)
cmyk cmyk(80.77, 56.41, 0.00, 8.24) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 30.83, -71.89)
hsv hsv(222.16, 82.22, 55.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 78.22, 293.21)
hsb hsb(222.16, 80.43, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, -18.43, -110.48)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

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" #2d66ea and the second color is called the "compliment" #eab12d.

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-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2d66ea is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #eab12d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

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-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

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 Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

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 #2d66ea

When you combine pure white with this color, #2d66ea, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #2d66ea

Darker shades of #2d66ea can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #2d66ea

Tones are produced by blending #2d66ea with gray

Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea) 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 #2d66ea as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2d66ea → #eab12d
#2d66ea → #6c93f0
#2d66ea → #ffffff
#2d66ea → #532dea
#2d66ea → #1b3d8c
#2d66ea → #2dc4ea

How #2d66ea looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #2d66ea 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 #2d66ea could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Royal blue (#2d66ea)

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

#2d66eamight 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.

#2d66ea 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#2d66ea. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#2d66ea 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 #2d66ea
Java new Color(45, 102, 234);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 45, 102, 234);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:45 green:102 blue:234 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(45f, 102f, 234f);
Swift UIColor(red:45, green:102, blue:234, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ea662d
Python Color('#2d66ea')

Base Conversions of hex color #2d66ea

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2d66ea. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2975466 while the individual RGB conversions are: 45, 102, 234.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101101 01100110 11101010
Hex 2d 66 ea
Octal 55 146 352
Decimal 45 102 234

Icons incorporating the color #2d66ea

If you're considering using #2d66ea in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2d66ea on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2d66ea 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 #2d66ea on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2d66ea on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2d66ea background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2d66ea background.
This text is hex color #2d66ea on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2d66ea on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2d66ea and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2d66ea and white (#ffffff) background.