Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf) color information

Hex color #4f2dbf is very close to "Ocean blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Ocean blue (#4f2dbf), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

#4f2dbf is made up of (79, 45, 191) in RGB colorspace and (58.64, 76.44, 0.00, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5189055 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6633cc. White should be used ontop of #4f2dbf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4f2dbf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4f2dbf luma #71.62
Websafe hex #6633cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(79, 45, 191) Adobe RGB (78.00, 39.00, 186.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(31%, 18%, 75%) Closest named color Ocean blue
rgba rgba(79.0, 45.0, 191.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 50.35, -98.62)
cmyk cmyk(58.64, 76.44, 0.00, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 57.99, -71.87)
hsv hsv(253.68, 61.29, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 92.35, 308.90)
hsb hsb(253.68, 76.00, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 4.27, -96.81)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

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" #4f2dbf and the second color is called the "compliment" #9fbf2d.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4f2dbf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9fbf2d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

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-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

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-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

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 shades of #4f2dbf

When you combine pure white with this color, #4f2dbf, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #4f2dbf

Darker shades are produced by blending #4f2dbf with black

Tones of #4f2dbf

Tones of #4f2dbf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #4f2dbf

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 #4f2dbf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4f2dbf → #9fbf2d
#4f2dbf → #836cd2
#4f2dbf → #ffffff
#4f2dbf → #962dbf
#4f2dbf → #2f1b72
#4f2dbf → #2d57bf

Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf) in different environments

Seeing #4f2dbf 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 #4f2dbf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf)

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

#4f2dbfmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #4f2dbf

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4f2dbf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #4f2dbf

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 #4f2dbf
Java new Color(79, 45, 191);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 79, 45, 191);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:79 green:45 blue:191 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(79f, 45f, 191f);
Swift UIColor(red:79, green:45, blue:191, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bf2d4f
Python Color('#4f2dbf')

Base Conversions of hex color #4f2dbf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4f2dbf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5189055 while the individual RGB conversions are: 79, 45, 191.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001111 00101101 10111111
Hex 4f 2d bf
Octal 117 55 277
Decimal 79 45 191

#4f2dbf Icons

If you're considering using #4f2dbf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Ocean blue (#4f2dbf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4f2dbf 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 #4f2dbf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4f2dbf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4f2dbf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4f2dbf background.
This text is hex color #4f2dbf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4f2dbf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4f2dbf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4f2dbf and white (#ffffff) background.