Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090) color information

#404090 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Dark slate blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark slate blue (#404090), in advertisements, 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.

#404090 Breakdown

#404090 is made up of (64, 64, 144) in RGB colorspace and (55.56, 55.56, 0.00, 43.53) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4210832 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333399. White should be used ontop of #404090 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #404090. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #404090 luma #72.98
Websafe hex #333399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(64, 64, 144) Adobe RGB (66.00, 68.00, 140.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 25%, 56%) Closest named color Dark slate blue
rgba rgba(64.0, 64.0, 144.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 16.08, -45.10)
cmyk cmyk(55.56, 55.56, 0.00, 43.53) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 21.83, -43.22)
hsv hsv(240.00, 38.27, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 48.42, 296.80)
hsb hsb(240.00, 55.36, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -5.47, -60.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)

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" #404090 and the second color is called the "compliment" #8e8e3f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #404090 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8e8e3f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)

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.

Faux-Dark slate blue (#404090)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #404090 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #404090

When you combine pure black with this color, #404090, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #404090

Tones are produced by blending #404090 with gray

#404090 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 #404090 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#404090 → #8e8e3f
#404090 → #7979b1
#404090 → #ffffff
#404090 → #673f8e
#404090 → #262656
#404090 → #3f678e

How #404090 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #404090 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 #404090 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#404090 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.

#404090might 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-Dark slate blue (#404090)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#404090. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#404090 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 #404090
Java new Color(64, 64, 144);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 64, 64, 144);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:64 green:64 blue:144 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(64f, 64f, 144f);
Swift UIColor(red:64, green:64, blue:144, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $904040
Python Color('#404090')

Base Conversions of hex color #404090

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #404090. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4210832 while the individual RGB conversions are: 64, 64, 144.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000000 01000000 10010000
Hex 40 40 90
Octal 100 100 220
Decimal 64 64 144

Icons incorporating the color #404090

If you're considering using #404090 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #404090 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #404090 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 #404090 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #404090 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #404090 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #404090 background.
This text is hex color #404090 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #404090 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #404090 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #404090 and white (#ffffff) background.