Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce) color information

The hexidecimal color, #60abce, should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #60abce

#60abce is made up of (96, 171, 206) in RGB colorspace and (53.40, 16.99, 0.00, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6335438 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6699cc. White should be used ontop of #60abce to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #60abce. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #60abce luma #152.36
Websafe hex #6699cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(96, 171, 206) Adobe RGB (125.00, 168.00, 204.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(38%, 67%, 81%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway
rgba rgba(96.0, 171.0, 206.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, -9.72, -25.45)
cmyk cmyk(53.40, 16.99, 0.00, 19.22) CIE-L*ab (66.52, -11.52, -25.26)
hsv hsv(199.53, 53.09, 59.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 27.76, 245.48)
hsb hsb(199.53, 53.09, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, -30.55, -37.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

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" #60abce and the second color is called the "compliment" #ce8360.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #60abce is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ce8360.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #60abce with white

Darker variations of #60abce

When you combine pure black with this color, #60abce, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #60abce

Tones of #60abce can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#60abce in 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 #60abce as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#60abce → #ce8360
#60abce → #8fc4dc
#60abce → #ffffff
#60abce → #6075ce
#60abce → #39667b
#60abce → #60ceba

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce) in different environments

Seeing #60abce 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 #60abce could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #60abce

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

#60abcemight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6794 Flyway (#60abce)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#60abce. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#60abce in programming

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 #60abce
Java new Color(96, 171, 206);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 96, 171, 206);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:96 green:171 blue:206 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(96f, 171f, 206f);
Swift UIColor(red:96, green:171, blue:206, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ceab60
Python Color('#60abce')

Base Conversions of hex color #60abce

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #60abce. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6335438 while the individual RGB conversions are: 96, 171, 206.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100000 10101011 11001110
Hex 60 ab ce
Octal 140 253 316
Decimal 96 171 206

Icons incorporating the color #60abce

If you're considering using #60abce in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #60abce on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #60abce 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 #60abce on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #60abce on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #60abce background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #60abce background.
This text is hex color #60abce on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #60abce on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #60abce and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #60abce and white (#ffffff) background.