Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9) color information

The hexidecimal color, #2d80d9, is very close to "Bleu de France" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bleu de France (#2d80d9), in designs, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing. Verizon is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

#2d80d9 is made up of (45, 128, 217) in RGB colorspace and (79.26, 41.01, 0.00, 14.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2982105 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399cc. White should be used ontop of #2d80d9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2d80d9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2d80d9 luma #113.11
Websafe hex #3399cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(45, 128, 217) Adobe RGB (79.00, 128.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 50%, 85%) Closest named color Bleu de France
rgba rgba(45.0, 128.0, 217.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 4.12, -60.64)
cmyk cmyk(79.26, 41.01, 0.00, 14.90) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 5.08, -52.08)
hsv hsv(211.34, 69.07, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 52.33, 275.57)
hsb hsb(211.34, 78.82, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, -29.11, -81.46)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #2d80d9 while the second is the "compliment" #d8862d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #2d80d9 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d8862d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

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-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

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 #2d80d9

When you combine pure white with this color, #2d80d9, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #2d80d9

Darker shades of #2d80d9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #2d80d9 with gray

Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9) 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 #2d80d9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2d80d9 → #d8862d
#2d80d9 → #6ca6e4
#2d80d9 → #ffffff
#2d80d9 → #302dd8
#2d80d9 → #1b4c82
#2d80d9 → #2dd5d8

How #2d80d9 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #2d80d9 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 #2d80d9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9)

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

#2d80d9might 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.

#2d80d9 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#2d80d9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#2d80d9 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 #2d80d9
Java new Color(45, 128, 217);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 45, 128, 217);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:45 green:128 blue:217 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(45f, 128f, 217f);
Swift UIColor(red:45, green:128, blue:217, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d9802d
Python Color('#2d80d9')

Base Conversions of hex color #2d80d9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2d80d9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2982105 while the individual RGB conversions are: 45, 128, 217.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101101 10000000 11011001
Hex 2d 80 d9
Octal 55 200 331
Decimal 45 128 217

#2d80d9 Icons

If you're considering using #2d80d9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80d9) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2d80d9 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 #2d80d9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2d80d9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2d80d9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2d80d9 background.
This text is hex color #2d80d9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2d80d9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2d80d9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2d80d9 and white (#ffffff) background.