Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #2d9dff, should not to be confused with "Brilliant azure" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Brilliant azure (#2d9dff), in branding, 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. Disqus is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

#2d9dff is made up of (45, 157, 255) in RGB colorspace and (82.35, 38.43, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2989567 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399ff. White should be used ontop of #2d9dff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2d9dff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2d9dff luma #134.43
Websafe hex #3399ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(45, 157, 255) Adobe RGB (94.00, 156.00, 252.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 62%, 100%) Closest named color Brilliant azure
rgba rgba(45.0, 157.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (56.57, 1.88, -69.83)
cmyk cmyk(82.35, 38.43, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (63.34, 2.18, -56.96)
hsv hsv(207.80, 100.00, 59.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (63.34, 57.00, 272.19)
hsb hsb(207.80, 82.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (63.34, -36.54, -92.15)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

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" #2d9dff while the second is the "compliment" #ff8c2d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #2d9dff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ff8c2d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

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-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

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-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

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 #2d9dff

When you combine pure white with this color, #2d9dff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #2d9dff

Darker shades of #2d9dff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #2d9dff with gray

Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff) 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 #2d9dff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2d9dff → #ff8c2d
#2d9dff → #6cbaff
#2d9dff → #ffffff
#2d9dff → #2d38ff
#2d9dff → #1b5e99
#2d9dff → #2dfff4

How #2d9dff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #2d9dff 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 #2d9dff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff)

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

#2d9dffmight 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.

#2d9dff 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#2d9dff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#2d9dff 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 #2d9dff
Java new Color(45, 157, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 45, 157, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:45 green:157 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(45f, 157f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:45, green:157, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff9d2d
Python Color('#2d9dff')

Base Conversions of hex color #2d9dff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2d9dff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2989567 while the individual RGB conversions are: 45, 157, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101101 10011101 11111111
Hex 2d 9d ff
Octal 55 235 377
Decimal 45 157 255

#2d9dff Icons

If you're considering using #2d9dff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Brilliant azure (#2d9dff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2d9dff 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 #2d9dff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2d9dff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2d9dff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2d9dff background.
This text is hex color #2d9dff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2d9dff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2d9dff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2d9dff and white (#ffffff) background.