Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0) color information

#2f9fd0 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Prilly blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Prilly blue (#2f9fd0), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with cars. University at Buffalo uses this color in their branding.

#2f9fd0 Breakdown

#2f9fd0 is made up of (47, 159, 208) in RGB colorspace and (77.40, 23.56, 0.00, 18.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3121104 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399cc. White should be used ontop of #2f9fd0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2f9fd0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2f9fd0 luma #130.89
Websafe hex #3399cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(47, 159, 208) Adobe RGB (96.00, 158.00, 206.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 62%, 82%) Closest named color Prilly blue
rgba rgba(47.0, 159.0, 208.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (54.77, -11.63, -36.35)
cmyk cmyk(77.40, 23.56, 0.00, 18.43) CIE-L*ab (61.65, -14.36, -34.52)
hsv hsv(198.75, 64.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (61.65, 37.39, 247.41)
hsb hsb(198.75, 78.05, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (61.65, -38.94, -52.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)

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" #2f9fd0 while the second is the "compliment" #d15e2d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2f9fd0 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d15e2d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)

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-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)

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-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)

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 variations of #2f9fd0

Lighter shades of #2f9fd0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #2f9fd0

Darker shades of #2f9fd0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0)'s Tones

Tones of #2f9fd0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0) 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 #2f9fd0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2f9fd0 → #d15e2d
#2f9fd0 → #6dbbde
#2f9fd0 → #ffffff
#2f9fd0 → #2d4ed1
#2f9fd0 → #1c5f7c
#2f9fd0 → #2dd1b0

Faux-Prilly blue (#2f9fd0) in different environments

Seeing #2f9fd0 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 #2f9fd0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#2f9fd0 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#2f9fd0might 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.

#2f9fd0 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#2f9fd0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#2f9fd0 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 #2f9fd0
Java new Color(47, 159, 208);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 47, 159, 208);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:47 green:159 blue:208 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(47f, 159f, 208f);
Swift UIColor(red:47, green:159, blue:208, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d09f2f
Python Color('#2f9fd0')

Base Conversions of hex color #2f9fd0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2f9fd0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3121104 while the individual RGB conversions are: 47, 159, 208.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101111 10011111 11010000
Hex 2f 9f d0
Octal 57 237 320
Decimal 47 159 208

Icons incorporating the color #2f9fd0

If you're considering using #2f9fd0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2f9fd0 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2f9fd0 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 #2f9fd0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2f9fd0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2f9fd0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2f9fd0 background.
This text is hex color #2f9fd0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2f9fd0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2f9fd0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2f9fd0 and white (#ffffff) background.