Faux-Purple navy (#595c80) color information

#595c80 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Purple navy" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Purple navy (#595c80), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#595c80 Breakdown

#595c80 is made up of (89, 92, 128) in RGB colorspace and (30.47, 28.13, 0.00, 49.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5856384 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #595c80 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #595c80. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #595c80 luma #95.08
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 92, 128) Adobe RGB (92.00, 89.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 36%, 50%) Closest named color Purple navy
rgba rgba(89.0, 92.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 8.45, -18.61)
cmyk cmyk(30.47, 28.13, 0.00, 49.80) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 11.26, -21.53)
hsv hsv(236.00, 17.65, 42.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 24.30, 297.61)
hsb hsb(236.00, 30.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -0.16, -31.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)

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" #595c80 while the second is the "compliment" #7f7c59.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #595c80 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7f7c59.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #595c80

Lighter shades of #595c80 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #595c80 with black

Faux-Purple navy (#595c80)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #595c80, tones are produced.

Gradients including #595c80

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 #595c80 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#595c80 → #7f7c59
#595c80 → #8a8ca6
#595c80 → #ffffff
#595c80 → #69597f
#595c80 → #35374c
#595c80 → #596e7f

#595c80 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #595c80 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 #595c80 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#595c80 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#595c80might 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 #595c80

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#595c80. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #595c80

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 #595c80
Java new Color(89, 92, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 92, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:92 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 92f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:92, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $805c59
Python Color('#595c80')

Base Conversions of hex color #595c80

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #595c80. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5856384 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 92, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01011100 10000000
Hex 59 5c 80
Octal 131 134 200
Decimal 89 92 128

#595c80 Icons

If you're considering using #595c80 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple navy (#595c80) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #595c80 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 #595c80 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #595c80 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #595c80 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #595c80 background.
This text is hex color #595c80 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #595c80 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #595c80 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #595c80 and white (#ffffff) background.