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A comprehensive guide to hex color #4c55b2

About hex color #4c55b2 - near-Liberty

Hex color #4c55b2 almost matches the color named "Liberty". It's categorized as "blue". When humans think of blue in brand logos, they might associate it with: serenity, offices, human life, finance, and being taken seriously. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. Heroku is using a color close to Liberty in their branding. (Explore brands using Liberty).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #4c55b2 is created using 29.8% red, 33.3% green, and 69.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 57.3% cyan, 52.3% magenta, 0% yellow, and 30.2% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
29.8%
 
33.3%
 
69.8%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
57.3%
 
52.3%
 
0%
30.2%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#4c55b2 is made up of R: 76, G: 85, B: 178 in RGB colorspace and C: 57.3, M:52.25, Y:0, K:30.2 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5002674 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336699. Its closest named color is "Liberty". White should be used ontop of #4c55b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c55b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c55b2
Websafe hex #336699
rgb 76, 85, 178
rgb percent (%) 29.69%, 33.2%, 69.53%
rgba R: 76, G: 85, B: 178, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 57.3, M:52.25, Y:0, K:30.2
hsv 234.71, 40.16, 49.8
hsb 234.71, 57.3, 69.8
luma 92.733
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 80, 86, 174
Closest named color Liberty
Hunter-Lab 33.54, 19.33, -57.45
CIE-L*ab 39.99, 24.36, -50.8
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 39.99, 56.34, 295.61
CIE-L*uv 39.99, -8.26, -75.67°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #4c55b2. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #4c55b2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b1a74c.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#b1a74c
#4c55b2

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4c55b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b1a74c.

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

#89b14c
#4c55b2
#b1744c

Triadic

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

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#56b14c
#4c55b2
#b14c56

Tetradic

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

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

#4cb1a7
#b1a74c
#b14c56
#4c55b2

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#4c89b1
#4c55b2
#744cb1

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #4c55b2: "a sense of security or trust".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #4c55b2 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #4c55b2 with black #000000.

#0f1123
#161935
#1e2247
#262a59
#2d336a
#353b7c
#3c448e
#444ca0

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4c55b2 with white #FFFFFF.

#6f77c1
#8188c9
#9399d0
#a5aad8
#b7bbe0
#c9cce7
#dbddef
#edeef7

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #4c55b2 with gray #808080.

#75778a
#70738f
#6b6e94
#666a99
#60669e
#5b61a3
#565da8
#5159ad

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 #4c55b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #4c55b2 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 #4c55b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #4c55b2 appears as #4155ba when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #1f57c8 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #4c55b2

#4c55b2 might 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.

Liberty
Ocean blue
Plump Purple
Violet-blue
Indigo (Crayola)
Facebook Blue
Blue yonder
Iris

Furthest named colors to #4c55b2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #4c55b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Yellow
Lemon glacier
Lemon
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #4c55b2, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Heroku uses the color #6762a6

#6762a6
#c9c3e6
  
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #4c55b2
Java new Color(76, 85, 178)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 85, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.298 green:0.3333 blue:0.698 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.298f, 0.3333f, 0.698f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.298, green:0.3333, blue:0.698, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $B2554C
Python Color('#4c55b2')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c55b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5002674 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 85, 178.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary010011000101010110110010
Hex4c55b2
Octal114125262
Decimal7685178

If you're considering using #4c55b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c55b2 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #4c55b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #4c55b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c55b2 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c55b2 background.

This text is hex color #4c55b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #4c55b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c55b2 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c55b2 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #4c55b2.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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