Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb) color information

Hex color #5b70bb is close to the color named "Indigo (Crayola)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

#5b70bb is made up of (91, 112, 187) in RGB colorspace and (51.34, 40.11, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5992635 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6666cc. White should be used ontop of #5b70bb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #5b70bb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #5b70bb luma #114.08
Websafe hex #6666cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(91, 112, 187) Adobe RGB (98.00, 109.00, 183.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(36%, 44%, 73%) Closest named color Indigo (Crayola)
rgba rgba(91.0, 112.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 12.50, -45.53)
cmyk cmyk(51.34, 40.11, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 15.37, -42.47)
hsv hsv(227.03, 40.66, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 45.17, 289.90)
hsb hsb(227.03, 50.68, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, -10.86, -65.82)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

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" #5b70bb while the second is the "compliment" #baa55b.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #5b70bb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #baa55b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

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-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

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 variations of #5b70bb

When you combine pure white with this color, #5b70bb, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #5b70bb

Darker shades of #5b70bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #5b70bb with gray

Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb) 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 #5b70bb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#5b70bb → #baa55b
#5b70bb → #8c9acf
#5b70bb → #ffffff
#5b70bb → #765bba
#5b70bb → #364370
#5b70bb → #5b9fba

How #5b70bb looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #5b70bb 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 #5b70bb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb)

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

#5b70bbmight 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.

#5b70bb 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#5b70bb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#5b70bb 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 #5b70bb
Java new Color(91, 112, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 91, 112, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:91 green:112 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(91f, 112f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:91, green:112, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb705b
Python Color('#5b70bb')

Base Conversions of hex color #5b70bb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #5b70bb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5992635 while the individual RGB conversions are: 91, 112, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011011 01110000 10111011
Hex 5b 70 bb
Octal 133 160 273
Decimal 91 112 187

#5b70bb Icons

If you're considering using #5b70bb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Indigo (Crayola) (#5b70bb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #5b70bb 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 #5b70bb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #5b70bb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #5b70bb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #5b70bb background.
This text is hex color #5b70bb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #5b70bb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #5b70bb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #5b70bb and white (#ffffff) background.