Faux-Queen blue (#4a678c) color information

#4a678c is the hex color code that looks similar to "Queen blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Queen blue (#4a678c), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. VKontakte uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #4a678c

#4a678c is made up of (74, 103, 140) in RGB colorspace and (47.14, 26.43, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4876172 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336699. White should be used ontop of #4a678c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4a678c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4a678c luma #98.41
Websafe hex #336699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(74, 103, 140) Adobe RGB (80.00, 104.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 40%, 55%) Closest named color Queen blue
rgba rgba(74.0, 103.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, -1.79, -21.93)
cmyk cmyk(47.14, 26.43, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (42.76, -2.46, -24.33)
hsv hsv(214.62, 30.95, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 24.45, 264.23)
hsb hsb(214.62, 47.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, -17.33, -34.52)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Queen blue (#4a678c)

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" #4a678c and the second color is called the "compliment" #8c6f49.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Queen blue (#4a678c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4a678c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c6f49.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Queen blue (#4a678c)

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-Queen blue (#4a678c)

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-Queen blue (#4a678c)

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-Queen blue (#4a678c)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4a678c with white

Darker variations of #4a678c

When you combine pure black with this color, #4a678c, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #4a678c

Tones of #4a678c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#4a678c 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 #4a678c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4a678c → #8c6f49
#4a678c → #8094ae
#4a678c → #ffffff
#4a678c → #4e498c
#4a678c → #2c3d54
#4a678c → #49878c

Faux-Queen blue (#4a678c) in different environments

Seeing #4a678c 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 #4a678c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4a678c

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

#4a678cmight 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-Queen blue (#4a678c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4a678c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#4a678c 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 #4a678c
Java new Color(74, 103, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 74, 103, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:74 green:103 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(74f, 103f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:74, green:103, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c674a
Python Color('#4a678c')

Base Conversions of hex color #4a678c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4a678c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4876172 while the individual RGB conversions are: 74, 103, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001010 01100111 10001100
Hex 4a 67 8c
Octal 112 147 214
Decimal 74 103 140

Icons incorporating the color #4a678c

If you're considering using #4a678c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4a678c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4a678c 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 #4a678c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4a678c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4a678c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4a678c background.
This text is hex color #4a678c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4a678c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4a678c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4a678c and white (#ffffff) background.