Faux-Dark electric blue (#595c7c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #595c7c, is a variation of "Dark electric blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark electric blue (#595c7c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #595c7c

#595c7c is made up of (89, 92, 124) in RGB colorspace and (28.23, 25.81, 0.00, 51.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5856380 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #595c7c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #595c7c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #595c7c luma #94.63
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 92, 124) Adobe RGB (94.00, 89.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 36%, 49%) Closest named color Dark electric blue
rgba rgba(89.0, 92.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 8.45, -16.75)
cmyk cmyk(28.23, 25.81, 0.00, 51.37) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 11.26, -19.73)
hsv hsv(235.71, 16.67, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 22.72, 299.71)
hsb hsb(235.71, 28.57, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 1.11, -28.73)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)

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" #595c7c while the second is the "compliment" #7c7959.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #595c7c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c7959.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)

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-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)

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-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)

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 shades of #595c7c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #595c7c with white

Darker shades of #595c7c

Darker shades are produced by blending #595c7c with black

Faux-Dark electric blue (#595c7c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #595c7c with gray

Gradients including #595c7c

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 #595c7c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#595c7c → #7c7959
#595c7c → #8a8ca3
#595c7c → #ffffff
#595c7c → #68597c
#595c7c → #35374a
#595c7c → #596e7c

How #595c7c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #595c7c 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 #595c7c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #595c7c

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

#595c7cmight 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 #595c7c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#595c7c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #595c7c

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 #595c7c
Java new Color(89, 92, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 92, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:92 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 92f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:92, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c5c59
Python Color('#595c7c')

Base Conversions of hex color #595c7c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #595c7c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5856380 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 92, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01011100 01111100
Hex 59 5c 7c
Octal 131 134 174
Decimal 89 92 124

Icons incorporating the color #595c7c

If you're considering using #595c7c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #595c7c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #595c7c 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 #595c7c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #595c7c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #595c7c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #595c7c background.
This text is hex color #595c7c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #595c7c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #595c7c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #595c7c and white (#ffffff) background.