Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191) color information

The hexidecimal color, #597191, looks similar to "Dark blue-gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark blue-gray (#597191), used in branding, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #597191

#597191 is made up of (89, 113, 145) in RGB colorspace and (38.62, 22.07, 0.00, 43.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5861777 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #597191 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #597191. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #597191 luma #109.33
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 113, 145) Adobe RGB (96.00, 113.00, 142.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 44%, 57%) Closest named color Dark blue-gray
rgba rgba(89.0, 113.0, 145.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, -0.94, -17.82)
cmyk cmyk(38.62, 22.07, 0.00, 43.14) CIE-L*ab (46.97, -1.24, -20.10)
hsv hsv(215.45, 23.91, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 20.14, 266.47)
hsb hsb(215.45, 38.60, 57.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, -13.68, -28.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191)

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" #597191 and the second color is called the "compliment" #917959.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #597191 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #917959.

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-Dark blue-gray (#597191)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Dark blue-gray (#597191)

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-Dark blue-gray (#597191)

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 variations of #597191

Lighter shades are produced by blending #597191 with white

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #597191 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #597191

When you combine pure gray with this color, #597191, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191) Gradients

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 #597191 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#597191 → #917959
#597191 → #8a9bb2
#597191 → #ffffff
#597191 → #5d5991
#597191 → #354357
#597191 → #598c91

#597191 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #597191 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 #597191 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #597191

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

#597191might 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.

#597191 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#597191. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#597191 in coding

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 #597191
Java new Color(89, 113, 145);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 113, 145);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:113 blue:145 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 113f, 145f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:113, blue:145, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $917159
Python Color('#597191')

Base Conversions of hex color #597191

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #597191. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5861777 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 113, 145.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01110001 10010001
Hex 59 71 91
Octal 131 161 221
Decimal 89 113 145

#597191 Icons

If you're considering using #597191 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark blue-gray (#597191) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #597191 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 #597191 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #597191 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #597191 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #597191 background.
This text is hex color #597191 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #597191 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #597191 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #597191 and white (#ffffff) background.