Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2) color information

Hex color #4c50b2 is a variation of "Ocean blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Ocean blue (#4c50b2), in media, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

#4c50b2 is made up of (76, 80, 178) in RGB colorspace and (57.30, 55.06, 0.00, 30.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5001394 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336699. White should be used ontop of #4c50b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c50b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c50b2 luma #89.80
Websafe hex #336699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 80, 178) Adobe RGB (80.00, 76.00, 175.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 31%, 70%) Closest named color Ocean blue
rgba rgba(76.0, 80.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -64.47)
cmyk cmyk(57.30, 55.06, 0.00, 30.20) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -55.03)
hsv hsv(238.50, 40.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 63.65, 300.16)
hsb hsb(238.50, 57.14, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -4.26, -80.82)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

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" #4c50b2 while the second is the "compliment" #b2af4c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4c50b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b2af4c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

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-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

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.

Lighter variations of #4c50b2

When you combine pure white with this color, #4c50b2, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #4c50b2

Darker shades of #4c50b2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #4c50b2 with gray

Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2) 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 #4c50b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c50b2 → #b2af4c
#4c50b2 → #8184c9
#4c50b2 → #ffffff
#4c50b2 → #7c4cb2
#4c50b2 → #2d306a
#4c50b2 → #4c82b2

How #4c50b2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #4c50b2 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 #4c50b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Ocean blue (#4c50b2)

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

#4c50b2might 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.

#4c50b2 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#4c50b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4c50b2 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 #4c50b2
Java new Color(76, 80, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 80, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:80 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 80f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:80, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b2504c
Python Color('#4c50b2')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c50b2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c50b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5001394 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 80, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 01010000 10110010
Hex 4c 50 b2
Octal 114 120 262
Decimal 76 80 178

Icons incorporating the color #4c50b2

If you're considering using #4c50b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4c50b2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c50b2 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 #4c50b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c50b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c50b2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c50b2 background.
This text is hex color #4c50b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c50b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c50b2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c50b2 and white (#ffffff) background.