Faux-Iris (#424bd4) color information

#424bd4 is the hex color code that is very close to "Iris" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Iris (#424bd4), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to cars.

#424bd4 Breakdown

#424bd4 is made up of (66, 75, 212) in RGB colorspace and (68.87, 64.62, 0.00, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4344788 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333cc. White should be used ontop of #424bd4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #424bd4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #424bd4 luma #87.72
Websafe hex #3333cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(66, 75, 212) Adobe RGB (75.00, 75.00, 207.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(26%, 29%, 83%) Closest named color Iris
rgba rgba(66.0, 75.0, 212.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 35.78, -94.72)
cmyk cmyk(68.87, 64.62, 0.00, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 42.14, -70.83)
hsv hsv(236.84, 62.64, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 82.42, 300.75)
hsb hsb(236.84, 68.67, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -7.49, -103.68)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Iris (#424bd4)

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" #424bd4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d3c942.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Iris (#424bd4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #424bd4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d3c942.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Iris (#424bd4)

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-Iris (#424bd4)

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-Iris (#424bd4)

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 #424bd4

Lighter shades of #424bd4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #424bd4

Darker shades of #424bd4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #424bd4

Tones of #424bd4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Iris (#424bd4) 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 #424bd4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#424bd4 → #d3c942
#424bd4 → #7a81e0
#424bd4 → #ffffff
#424bd4 → #8142d3
#424bd4 → #272d7f
#424bd4 → #4294d3

Faux-Iris (#424bd4) in different environments

Seeing #424bd4 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 #424bd4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#424bd4 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.

#424bd4might 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.

#424bd4 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#424bd4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#424bd4 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 #424bd4
Java new Color(66, 75, 212);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 66, 75, 212);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:66 green:75 blue:212 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(66f, 75f, 212f);
Swift UIColor(red:66, green:75, blue:212, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d44b42
Python Color('#424bd4')

Base Conversions of hex color #424bd4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #424bd4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4344788 while the individual RGB conversions are: 66, 75, 212.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000010 01001011 11010100
Hex 42 4b d4
Octal 102 113 324
Decimal 66 75 212

#424bd4 Icons

If you're considering using #424bd4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Iris (#424bd4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #424bd4 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 #424bd4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #424bd4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #424bd4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #424bd4 background.
This text is hex color #424bd4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #424bd4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #424bd4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #424bd4 and white (#ffffff) background.