Faux-Police blue (#39496b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #39496b, should not to be confused with "Police blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Police blue (#39496b), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #39496b

#39496b is made up of (57, 73, 107) in RGB colorspace and (46.73, 31.78, 0.00, 58.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3754347 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #39496b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #39496b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #39496b luma #71.99
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(57, 73, 107) Adobe RGB (66.00, 76.00, 106.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(22%, 29%, 42%) Closest named color Police blue
rgba rgba(57.0, 73.0, 107.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 2.38, -17.17)
cmyk cmyk(46.73, 31.78, 0.00, 58.04) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 3.52, -20.87)
hsv hsv(219.00, 31.25, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 21.16, 279.57)
hsb hsb(219.00, 47.62, 42.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -8.06, -27.73)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Police blue (#39496b)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #39496b and the second color is called the "compliment" #6b5938.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Police blue (#39496b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #39496b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6b5938.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Police blue (#39496b)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Police blue (#39496b)

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-Police blue (#39496b)

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-Police blue (#39496b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #39496b with white

Darker variations of #39496b

When you combine pure black with this color, #39496b, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #39496b

Tones of #39496b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#39496b 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 #39496b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#39496b → #6b5938
#39496b → #747f97
#39496b → #ffffff
#39496b → #3f386b
#39496b → #222b40
#39496b → #38636b

Faux-Police blue (#39496b) in different environments

Seeing #39496b 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 #39496b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #39496b

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

#39496bmight 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-Police blue (#39496b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#39496b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#39496b 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 #39496b
Java new Color(57, 73, 107);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 57, 73, 107);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:57 green:73 blue:107 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(57f, 73f, 107f);
Swift UIColor(red:57, green:73, blue:107, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6b4939
Python Color('#39496b')

Base Conversions of hex color #39496b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #39496b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3754347 while the individual RGB conversions are: 57, 73, 107.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111001 01001001 01101011
Hex 39 49 6b
Octal 71 111 153
Decimal 57 73 107

#39496b Icons

If you're considering using #39496b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Police blue (#39496b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #39496b 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 #39496b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #39496b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #39496b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #39496b background.
This text is hex color #39496b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #39496b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #39496b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #39496b and white (#ffffff) background.