#35427b Color Information

#35427b Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #35427b, and its official name is British Mauve. In RGB, it consists of 20.8% Red, 25.9% Green, and 48.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 56.9% Cyan, 46.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 228.9°, with saturation of 39.8% and lightness of 34.5%. The decimal value for #35427b is 3490427, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333366. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #35427b is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#35427b Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorBritish Mauve Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color53, 66, 123 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color20.8%, 25.9%, 48.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.792, 0.741, 0.518 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.569, 0.463, 0, 0.518 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color228.9°, 39.8%, 34.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color228.9°, 56.9%, 48.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color6.992, 6.083, 19.545 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color53, 64, 123 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3490427 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color29.622, 12.853, -34.161 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)29.622, 36.499, 290.619 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color29.622, -7.536, -45.953 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color24.665, 7.436, -29.717 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.214, 0.186, 6.083 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281680507 / 0xff35427b Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333366 Copy
Last Updated: April 11, 2024

Shades of #35427b

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #35427b, its pure hue is 228.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 39.8%, and its lightness is 34.5%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #35427b, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #07080f to #2e3a6c.

Tints of #35427b

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #35427b, its pure hue is 228.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 39.8%, and its lightness is 34.5%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #35427b, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #4e5a8c to #e6e7ef.

Tones of #35427b

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #35427b, its pure hue is 228.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 39.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #35427b, which range from #585858 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0021b0 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #35427b

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #35427b! For #35427b, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #35427b. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #35427b

This color, #35427b, consists of 20.8% Red, 25.9% Green, and 48.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 53, Green = 66, Blue = 123. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #35427b is 56.9% Cyan, 46.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R20.8%
C56.9%
G25.9%
M46.3%
B48.2%
Y0.0%
K51.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 53 66 123
Octal 65 102 173
Hexa #35 #42 #7b
Binary 00110101 01000010 01111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 56 46 0 51
Octal 70 56 0 63
Hexa #38 #2e #00 #33
Binary 00111000 00101110 00000000 00110011

Analogous Colors of #35427b

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #35427b — which has hue 228.9° — its analogous colors are located at 198.9° and 258.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #35427b.

Triadic Colors of #35427b

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #35427b — which has hue 228.9° — its triadic colors are located at 108.9° and 348.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #35427b.

Complementary Color of #35427b

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #35427b — which has hue 228.9° — its complementary color is located at 48.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #35427b.

Split Complementary Colors of #35427b

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #35427b — which has hue 228.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 18.9° and 228.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #35427b.

Tetradic Colors of #35427b

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #35427b — which has hue 228.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 138.9°, 228.9°, 318.9°, and 48.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #35427b.

Monochromatic Colors of #35427b

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #35427b, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #232735 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #3b56cd (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #35427b

We want to make getting started with #35427b on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #35427b into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #35427b can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #35427b with other HTML elements.

#35427b Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #35427b.
<span style="color: #35427b;">The color of this text is #35427b.</span>

#35427b Background Color

The background color for this text is #35427b.
<div style="background-color: #35427b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #35427b.</div>

#35427b Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #35427b.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #35427b;">This color for the shadow of this text is #35427b.</span>

#35427b Border Color

This is a div with border color #35427b.
<div style="border: #35427b 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #35427b.</div>

#35427b Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #35427b on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #35427b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #35427b on a white background.</div></div>

#35427b Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #35427b on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #35427b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #35427b on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #35427b to White

This is a gradient from #35427b to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#35427b,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #35427b to white.</div>

Gradient from #35427b to Black

This is a gradient from #35427b to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#35427b,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#35427b,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #35427b to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #35427b

In addition to using #35427b on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #35427b in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #35427b, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 53, Green = 66, Blue = 123). If you need details about the color coordinates of #35427b in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #35427b
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(53, 66, 123)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #35427b; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #35427b; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #35427b; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(53, 66, 123);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#35427b")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:53, green:66, blue:123, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:53 green:66 blue:123 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(53f, 66f, 123f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(53, 66, 123);
 

#35427b Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #35427b the same way. For those with color blindness, #35427b might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #35427b looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #35427b is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #35427b looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #35427b will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #35427b is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 9.5:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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