Faux-Police blue (#3a4560) color information

#3a4560 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Police blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Police blue (#3a4560), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Vue.js and Tumblr use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)

#3a4560 is made up of (58, 69, 96) in RGB colorspace and (39.58, 28.13, 0.00, 62.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3818848 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #3a4560 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3a4560. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3a4560 luma #68.69
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(58, 69, 96) Adobe RGB (64.00, 71.00, 96.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(23%, 27%, 38%) Closest named color Police blue
rgba rgba(58.0, 69.0, 96.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 2.20, -13.74)
cmyk cmyk(39.58, 28.13, 0.00, 62.35) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 3.34, -17.59)
hsv hsv(224.00, 24.59, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 17.90, 280.75)
hsb hsb(224.00, 39.47, 38.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -6.13, -22.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)

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" #3a4560 while the second is the "compliment" #60563a.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3a4560 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #60563a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)

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-Police blue (#3a4560)

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-Police blue (#3a4560)

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 #3a4560

When you combine pure white with this color, #3a4560, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #3a4560

Darker shades are produced by blending #3a4560 with black

Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)'s Tones

Tones of #3a4560 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #3a4560

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 #3a4560 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3a4560 → #60563a
#3a4560 → #757c8f
#3a4560 → #ffffff
#3a4560 → #433a60
#3a4560 → #222939
#3a4560 → #3a5760

Faux-Police blue (#3a4560) in different environments

Seeing #3a4560 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 #3a4560 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Police blue (#3a4560)

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

#3a4560might 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 #3a4560

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3a4560. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #3a4560

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 #3a4560
Java new Color(58, 69, 96);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 58, 69, 96);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:58 green:69 blue:96 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(58f, 69f, 96f);
Swift UIColor(red:58, green:69, blue:96, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $60453a
Python Color('#3a4560')

Base Conversions of hex color #3a4560

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3a4560. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3818848 while the individual RGB conversions are: 58, 69, 96.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111010 01000101 01100000
Hex 3a 45 60
Octal 72 105 140
Decimal 58 69 96

Icons incorporating the color #3a4560

If you're considering using #3a4560 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3a4560 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3a4560 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 #3a4560 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3a4560 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3a4560 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3a4560 background.
This text is hex color #3a4560 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3a4560 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3a4560 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3a4560 and white (#ffffff) background.