Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff) color information

Hex color #98a8ff is very close to "Jordy blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Jordy blue (#98a8ff), in media, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

#98a8ff is made up of (152, 168, 255) in RGB colorspace and (40.39, 34.12, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10004735 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999ff. White should be used ontop of #98a8ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #98a8ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #98a8ff luma #172.88
Websafe hex #9999ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(152, 168, 255) Adobe RGB (155.00, 167.00, 252.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 66%, 100%) Closest named color Jordy blue
rgba rgba(152.0, 168.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.81, 14.22, -51.56)
cmyk cmyk(40.39, 34.12, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (70.87, 15.25, -44.63)
hsv hsv(231.00, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.87, 47.16, 288.87)
hsb hsb(231.00, 40.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (70.87, -12.18, -74.30)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

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" #98a8ff while the second is the "compliment" #ffef99.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #98a8ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ffef99.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

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-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

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 #98a8ff

When you combine pure white with this color, #98a8ff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #98a8ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #98a8ff with black

Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)'s Tones

Tones of #98a8ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #98a8ff

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 #98a8ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#98a8ff → #ffef99
#98a8ff → #b6c2ff
#98a8ff → #ffffff
#98a8ff → #bc99ff
#98a8ff → #5b6499
#98a8ff → #99dbff

Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff) in different environments

Seeing #98a8ff 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 #98a8ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff)

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

#98a8ffmight 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 #98a8ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#98a8ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #98a8ff

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 #98a8ff
Java new Color(152, 168, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 152, 168, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:152 green:168 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(152f, 168f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:152, green:168, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ffa898
Python Color('#98a8ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #98a8ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #98a8ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10004735 while the individual RGB conversions are: 152, 168, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011000 10101000 11111111
Hex 98 a8 ff
Octal 230 250 377
Decimal 152 168 255

#98a8ff Icons

If you're considering using #98a8ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Jordy blue (#98a8ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #98a8ff 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 #98a8ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #98a8ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #98a8ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #98a8ff background.
This text is hex color #98a8ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #98a8ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #98a8ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #98a8ff and white (#ffffff) background.