Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989) color information

Hex color #606989 almost matches the color named "Dark blue-gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark blue-gray (#606989), in advertisements, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

#606989 is made up of (96, 105, 137) in RGB colorspace and (29.93, 23.36, 0.00, 46.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6318473 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #606989 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #606989. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #606989 luma #105.82
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(96, 105, 137) Adobe RGB (96.00, 104.00, 136.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(38%, 41%, 54%) Closest named color Dark blue-gray
rgba rgba(96.0, 105.0, 137.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 3.36, -17.70)
cmyk cmyk(29.93, 23.36, 0.00, 46.27) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 4.43, -20.23)
hsv hsv(228.75, 17.39, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 20.71, 282.35)
hsb hsb(228.75, 29.63, 54.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -7.14, -29.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

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" #606989 and the second color is called the "compliment" #898160.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #606989 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #898160.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #606989

When you combine pure white with this color, #606989, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #606989

Darker shades are produced by blending #606989 with black

Tones of #606989

Tones of #606989 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #606989

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 #606989 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#606989 → #898160
#606989 → #8f96ac
#606989 → #ffffff
#606989 → #6d6089
#606989 → #393f52
#606989 → #607d89

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989) in different environments

Seeing #606989 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 #606989 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989)

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

#606989might 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 #606989

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#606989. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #606989

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 #606989
Java new Color(96, 105, 137);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 96, 105, 137);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:96 green:105 blue:137 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(96f, 105f, 137f);
Swift UIColor(red:96, green:105, blue:137, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $896960
Python Color('#606989')

Base Conversions of hex color #606989

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #606989. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6318473 while the individual RGB conversions are: 96, 105, 137.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100000 01101001 10001001
Hex 60 69 89
Octal 140 151 211
Decimal 96 105 137

#606989 Icons

If you're considering using #606989 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark blue-gray (#606989) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #606989 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 #606989 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #606989 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #606989 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #606989 background.
This text is hex color #606989 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #606989 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #606989 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #606989 and white (#ffffff) background.