Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5) color information

Hex color #2d80e5 almost matches the color named "Bleu de France" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bleu de France (#2d80e5), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

#2d80e5 is made up of (45, 128, 229) in RGB colorspace and (80.35, 44.10, 0.00, 10.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2982117 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399cc. White should be used ontop of #2d80e5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2d80e5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2d80e5 luma #114.47
Websafe hex #3399cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(45, 128, 229) Adobe RGB (81.00, 129.00, 225.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 50%, 90%) Closest named color Bleu de France
rgba rgba(45.0, 128.0, 229.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 8.08, -69.63)
cmyk cmyk(80.35, 44.10, 0.00, 10.20) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 9.74, -57.45)
hsv hsv(213.33, 78.26, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 58.27, 279.62)
hsb hsb(213.33, 80.00, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -28.31, -90.81)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

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" #2d80e5 while the second is the "compliment" #e5922d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2d80e5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5922d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

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-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

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 #2d80e5

When you combine pure white with this color, #2d80e5, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #2d80e5

Darker shades are produced by blending #2d80e5 with black

Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)'s Tones

Tones of #2d80e5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #2d80e5

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 #2d80e5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2d80e5 → #e5922d
#2d80e5 → #6ca6ec
#2d80e5 → #ffffff
#2d80e5 → #372de5
#2d80e5 → #1b4c89
#2d80e5 → #2ddce5

Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5) in different environments

Seeing #2d80e5 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 #2d80e5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bleu de France (#2d80e5)

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

#2d80e5might 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 #2d80e5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2d80e5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #2d80e5

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 #2d80e5
Java new Color(45, 128, 229);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 45, 128, 229);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:45 green:128 blue:229 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(45f, 128f, 229f);
Swift UIColor(red:45, green:128, blue:229, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e5802d
Python Color('#2d80e5')

Base Conversions of hex color #2d80e5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2d80e5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2982117 while the individual RGB conversions are: 45, 128, 229.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101101 10000000 11100101
Hex 2d 80 e5
Octal 55 200 345
Decimal 45 128 229

Icons incorporating the color #2d80e5

If you're considering using #2d80e5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2d80e5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2d80e5 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 #2d80e5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2d80e5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2d80e5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2d80e5 background.
This text is hex color #2d80e5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2d80e5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2d80e5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2d80e5 and white (#ffffff) background.