Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb) color information

The hexidecimal color, #99b8fb, is related to "Jordy blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Jordy blue (#99b8fb), used in media, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #99b8fb

#99b8fb is made up of (153, 184, 251) in RGB colorspace and (39.04, 26.69, 0.00, 1.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10074363 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ccff. White should be used ontop of #99b8fb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #99b8fb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #99b8fb luma #182.12
Websafe hex #99ccff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 184, 251) Adobe RGB (159.00, 184.00, 247.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 72%, 98%) Closest named color Jordy blue
rgba rgba(153.0, 184.0, 251.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (69.28, 3.61, -39.76)
cmyk cmyk(39.04, 26.69, 0.00, 1.57) CIE-L*ab (74.82, 3.90, -35.85)
hsv hsv(221.05, 90.48, 79.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (74.82, 36.06, 276.21)
hsb hsb(221.05, 38.78, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (74.82, -19.60, -58.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)

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" #99b8fb and the second color is called the "compliment" #f9db98.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #99b8fb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f9db98.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #99b8fb

Lighter shades are produced by blending #99b8fb with white

Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #99b8fb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #99b8fb

When you combine pure gray with this color, #99b8fb, tones are produced.

Faux-Jordy blue (#99b8fb) 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 #99b8fb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#99b8fb → #f9db98
#99b8fb → #b7cdfc
#99b8fb → #ffffff
#99b8fb → #aa98f9
#99b8fb → #5b6e96
#99b8fb → #98e8f9

#99b8fb in different lighting conditions

Seeing #99b8fb 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 #99b8fb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #99b8fb

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

#99b8fbmight 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.

#99b8fb 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#99b8fb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#99b8fb 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 #99b8fb
Java new Color(153, 184, 251);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 184, 251);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:184 blue:251 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 184f, 251f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:184, blue:251, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fbb899
Python Color('#99b8fb')

Base Conversions of hex color #99b8fb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #99b8fb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10074363 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 184, 251.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 10111000 11111011
Hex 99 b8 fb
Octal 231 270 373
Decimal 153 184 251

Icons incorporating the color #99b8fb

If you're considering using #99b8fb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #99b8fb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #99b8fb 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 #99b8fb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #99b8fb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #99b8fb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #99b8fb background.
This text is hex color #99b8fb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #99b8fb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #99b8fb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #99b8fb and white (#ffffff) background.