Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa) color information

The hexidecimal color, #78dcfa, is a variation of "Sky blue (Crayola)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. CodePen and WordPress.com are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of #78dcfa

#78dcfa is made up of (120, 220, 250) in RGB colorspace and (52.00, 12.00, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7920890 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #66ccff. Black should be used ontop of #78dcfa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #78dcfa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #78dcfa luma #193.27
Websafe hex #66ccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(120, 220, 250) Adobe RGB (153.00, 220.00, 249.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(47%, 86%, 98%) Closest named color Sky blue (Crayola)
rgba rgba(120.0, 220.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, -20.56, -25.41)
cmyk cmyk(52.00, 12.00, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (82.91, -22.72, -23.87)
hsv hsv(194.12, 92.73, 72.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 32.95, 226.41)
hsb hsb(194.12, 52.04, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, -44.83, -34.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa)

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" #78dcfa and the second color is called the "compliment" #f99677.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #78dcfa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f99677.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Sky blue (Crayola) (#78dcfa)

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 shades of #78dcfa

Lighter shades are produced by blending #78dcfa with white

Darker shades of #78dcfa

Darker shades are produced by blending #78dcfa with black

Tones of #78dcfa

Tones are produced by blending #78dcfa with gray

Gradients including #78dcfa

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 #78dcfa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#78dcfa → #f99677
#78dcfa → #a0e6fb
#78dcfa → #000000
#78dcfa → #779af9
#78dcfa → #488496
#78dcfa → #77f9d7

How #78dcfa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #78dcfa 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 #78dcfa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #78dcfa

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

#78dcfamight 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 #78dcfa

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#78dcfa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #78dcfa

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 #78dcfa
Java new Color(120, 220, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 120, 220, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:120 green:220 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(120f, 220f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:120, green:220, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fadc78
Python Color('#78dcfa')

Base Conversions of hex color #78dcfa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #78dcfa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7920890 while the individual RGB conversions are: 120, 220, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111000 11011100 11111010
Hex 78 dc fa
Octal 170 334 372
Decimal 120 220 250

Icons incorporating the color #78dcfa

If you're considering using #78dcfa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #78dcfa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #78dcfa 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 #78dcfa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #78dcfa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #78dcfa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #78dcfa background.
This text is hex color #78dcfa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #78dcfa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #78dcfa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #78dcfa and white (#ffffff) background.