Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #362c9d, is very close to "Blue (pigment)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Blue (pigment) (#362c9d), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #362c9d

#362c9d is made up of (54, 44, 157) in RGB colorspace and (65.61, 71.97, 0.00, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3550365 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333399. White should be used ontop of #362c9d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #362c9d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #362c9d luma #59.72
Websafe hex #333399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(54, 44, 157) Adobe RGB (60.00, 43.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(21%, 17%, 62%) Closest named color Blue (pigment)
rgba rgba(54.0, 44.0, 157.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 34.45, -75.87)
cmyk cmyk(65.61, 71.97, 0.00, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 43.70, -60.66)
hsv hsv(245.33, 56.96, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 74.76, 305.77)
hsb hsb(245.33, 72.58, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -0.39, -77.31)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

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" #362c9d while the second is the "compliment" #949e2b.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #362c9d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #949e2b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

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-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

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.

Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #362c9d with white

Darker variations of #362c9d

When you combine pure black with this color, #362c9d, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)'s Tones

Tones of #362c9d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#362c9d in 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 #362c9d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#362c9d → #949e2b
#362c9d → #726bba
#362c9d → #ffffff
#362c9d → #6e2b9e
#362c9d → #201a5e
#362c9d → #2b5b9e

Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d) in different environments

Seeing #362c9d 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 #362c9d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #362c9d

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

#362c9dmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#362c9d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#362c9d in programming

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 #362c9d
Java new Color(54, 44, 157);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 54, 44, 157);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:54 green:44 blue:157 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(54f, 44f, 157f);
Swift UIColor(red:54, green:44, blue:157, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9d2c36
Python Color('#362c9d')

Base Conversions of hex color #362c9d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #362c9d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3550365 while the individual RGB conversions are: 54, 44, 157.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110110 00101100 10011101
Hex 36 2c 9d
Octal 66 54 235
Decimal 54 44 157

#362c9d Icons

If you're considering using #362c9d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Blue (pigment) (#362c9d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #362c9d 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 #362c9d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #362c9d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #362c9d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #362c9d background.
This text is hex color #362c9d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #362c9d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #362c9d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #362c9d and white (#ffffff) background.