Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea) color information

#99eaea is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Non-photo blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Non-photo blue (#99eaea), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#99eaea Breakdown

#99eaea is made up of (153, 234, 234) in RGB colorspace and (34.62, 0.00, 0.00, 8.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10087146 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ffff. Black should be used ontop of #99eaea to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #99eaea luma #209.55
Websafe hex #99ffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(153, 234, 234) Adobe RGB (181.00, 234.00, 234.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 92%, 92%) Closest named color Non-photo blue
rgba rgba(153.0, 234.0, 234.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (84.85, -22.30, -7.69)
cmyk cmyk(34.62, 0.00, 0.00, 8.24) CIE-L*ab (87.97, -24.04, -7.74)
hsv hsv(180.02, 66.67, 76.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (87.97, 25.26, 197.85)
hsb hsb(180.02, 34.78, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (87.97, -37.41, -8.15)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea)

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" #99eaea and the second color is called the "compliment" #ea9999.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #99eaea is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ea9999.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea)

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-Non-photo blue (#99eaea)

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-Non-photo blue (#99eaea)

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 variations of #99eaea

Lighter shades of #99eaea can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #99eaea

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

Tones of #99eaea

Tones of #99eaea can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea) 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 #99eaea as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#99eaea → #ea9999
#99eaea → #b7f0f0
#99eaea → #000000
#99eaea → #99c1ea
#99eaea → #5b8c8c
#99eaea → #99eac1

Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea) in different environments

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

#99eaea popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#99eaeamight 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.

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

#99eaea 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 #99eaea
Java new Color(153, 234, 234);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 234, 234);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:234 blue:234 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 234f, 234f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:234, blue:234, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eaea99
Python Color('#99eaea')

Base Conversions of hex color #99eaea

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #99eaea. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10087146 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 234, 234.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 11101010 11101010
Hex 99 ea ea
Octal 231 352 352
Decimal 153 234 234

#99eaea Icons

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

Color Faux-Non-photo blue (#99eaea) on different backgrounds

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