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A comprehensive guide to hex color #59599e

About hex color #59599e - near-Liberty

Hex color #59599e greatly resembles "Liberty". It's categorized as "blue". When humans think of blue in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: peace, offices, human life, health care, and widely-used. It's rarely tied to food and restaurants. Lumo, Droplr, and PHP are using a color close to Liberty in their branding. (Explore brands using Liberty).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #59599e is created using 34.9% red, 34.9% green, and 62% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 43.7% cyan, 43.7% magenta, 0% yellow, and 38% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
34.9%
 
34.9%
 
62%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
43.7%
 
43.7%
 
0%
38%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#59599e is made up of R: 89, G: 89, B: 158 in RGB colorspace and C: 43.67, M:43.67, Y:0, K:38.04 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5855646 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. Its closest named color is "Liberty". White should be used ontop of #59599e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #59599e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #59599e
Websafe hex #666699
rgb 89, 89, 158
rgb percent (%) 34.77%, 34.77%, 61.72%
rgba R: 89, G: 89, B: 158, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 43.67, M:43.67, Y:0, K:38.04
hsv 240, 27.94, 48.43
hsb 240, 43.67, 61.96
luma 96.708
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 89, 89, 154
Closest named color Liberty
Hunter-Lab 34.26, 14.33, -37.92
CIE-L*ab 40.8, 18.39, -37.61
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 40.8, 41.86, 296.06
CIE-L*uv 40.8, -4.05, -56.24°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #59599e. 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" #59599e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e9e59.

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

#9e9e59
#59599e

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #59599e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e9e59.

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

#7b9e59
#59599e
#9e7b59

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: Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

#599e59
#59599e
#9e5959

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: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

#599e9e
#9e9e59
#9e5959
#59599e

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: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#597b9e
#59599e
#7b599e

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 #59599e: "health care".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #59599e 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 #59599e with black #000000.

#11111f
#1a1a2f
#23233f
#2c2c4f
#35355e
#3e3e6e
#47477e
#50508e

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #59599e with white #FFFFFF.

#7a7ab1
#8a8abb
#9b9bc4
#acacce
#bcbcd8
#cdcde1
#ddddeb
#eeeef5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #59599e with gray #808080.

#787886
#747489
#70708c
#6c6c8f
#686892
#646495
#606098
#5c5c9b

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 #59599e 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 #59599e 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 #59599e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #59599e appears as #645796 when in old daylight and as #415ab3 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 #59599e

#59599e 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
Dark blue-gray
Plump Purple
Blue yonder
Dark lavender
Queen blue
Facebook Blue
Purple navy

Furthest named colors to #59599e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #59599e. 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 #59599e, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Lumo uses the color #576396

#576396
   

PHP uses the color #4f5b93

#4f5b93
#8892be
#99cc99
 

Droplr uses the color #5654a4

#5654a4
   
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 #59599e
Java new Color(89, 89, 158)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 89, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.349 green:0.349 blue:0.6196 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.349f, 0.349f, 0.6196f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.349, green:0.349, blue:0.6196, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9E5959
Python Color('#59599e')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #59599e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5855646 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 89, 158.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary010110010101100110011110
Hex59599e
Octal131131236
Decimal8989158

If you're considering using #59599e 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 #59599e colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #59599e on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #59599e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #59599e background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #59599e background.

This text is hex color #59599e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #59599e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #59599e and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #59599e 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 #59599e.

Buttons

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