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A comprehensive guide to hex color #597190

About hex color #597190 - near-Dark blue-gray

Hex color #597190 almost matches the color named "Dark blue-gray". It's described as "blue". When people from western culture see blue in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, energy, and being taken seriously. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. Volvo and WordPress.com are using a color close to Dark blue-gray in their branding. (Explore brands using Dark blue-gray).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #597190 is created using 34.9% red, 44.3% green, and 56.5% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 38.2% cyan, 21.5% magenta, 0% yellow, and 43.5% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
34.9%
 
44.3%
 
56.5%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
38.2%
 
21.5%
 
0%
43.5%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#597190 is made up of R: 89, G: 113, B: 144 in RGB colorspace and C: 38.19, M:21.53, Y:0, K:43.53 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5861776 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. Its closest named color is "Dark blue-gray". White should be used ontop of #597190 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #597190. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #597190
Websafe hex #666699
rgb 89, 113, 144
rgb percent (%) 34.77%, 44.14%, 56.25%
rgba R: 89, G: 113, B: 144, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 38.19, M:21.53, Y:0, K:43.53
hsv 213.82, 23.61, 45.69
hsb 213.82, 38.19, 56.47
luma 109.214
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 97, 112, 142
Closest named color Dark blue-gray
Hunter-Lab 39.93, -0.45, -17.43
CIE-L*ab 46.91, -0.59, -19.73
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 46.91, 19.74, 268.29
CIE-L*uv 46.91, -12.7, -28.38°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #597190. 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" #597190 and the second color is called the "compliment" #907759.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#907759
#597190

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #597190 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #907759.

Design Tip: 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.

#8d9059
#597190
#905b59

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: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#719059
#597190
#905971

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.

#599077
#907759
#905971
#597190

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.

#598d90
#597190
#5b5990

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 #597190: "human life".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #597190 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 #597190 with black #000000.

#11161c
#1a212b
#232d39
#2c3848
#354356
#3e4f64
#475a73
#506581

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #597190 with white #FFFFFF.

#7a8da6
#8a9bb1
#9ba9bc
#acb8c7
#bcc6d2
#cdd4dd
#dde2e8
#eef0f3

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #597190 with gray #808080.

#787d83
#747b84
#707a86
#6c7888
#687789
#64758b
#60748c
#5c728e

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 #597190 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 #597190 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 #597190 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #597190 appears as #537199 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #0075b7 when in white 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 #597190

#597190 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.

Dark blue-gray
Jelly bean blue
Queen blue
Blue yonder
Steel Teal
Dark electric blue
Payne's grey
Slate gray

Furthest named colors to #597190

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #597190. 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 #597190, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Volvo uses the color #517891

#003057
#115740
#212721
#425563
#517891
#65665c
  

WordPress.com uses the color #4f748e

#4f748e
#005082
#0087be
#00aadc
#2e4453
#3d596d
#4ab866
#668eaa
#78dcfa
#87a6bc
#a8bece
#d54e21
#d94f4f
#e9eff3
#e9eff3
#f0821e
#f0b849
#f3f6f8
  
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 #597190
Java new Color(89, 113, 144)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 113, 144);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.349 green:0.4431 blue:0.5647 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.349f, 0.4431f, 0.5647f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.349, green:0.4431, blue:0.5647, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $907159
Python Color('#597190')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #597190. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5861776 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 113, 144.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary010110010111000110010000
Hex597190
Octal131161220
Decimal89113144

If you're considering using #597190 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 #597190 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #597190 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #597190 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #597190 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #597190 background.

This text is hex color #597190 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #597190 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #597190 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #597190 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 #597190.

Buttons

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