#616b89 Color Information

#616b89 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 #616b89, and its official name is Dangerously Elegant. In RGB, it consists of 38.0% Red, 42.0% Green, and 53.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 29.2% Cyan, 21.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 46.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 225.0°, with saturation of 17.1% and lightness of 45.9%. The decimal value for #616b89 is 6384521, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #616b89 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#616b89 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorDangerously Elegant Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color97, 107, 137 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color38.0%, 42.0%, 53.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.620, 0.580, 0.463 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.292, 0.219, 0, 0.463 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color225.0°, 17.1%, 45.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color225.0°, 29.2%, 53.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color14.703, 14.863, 25.761 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color97, 105, 137 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6384521 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color45.446, 3.552, -17.757 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)45.446, 18.109, 281.312 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color45.446, -6.555, -25.750 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color38.552, 0.608, -12.631 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.266, 0.269, 14.863 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284574601 / 0xff616b89 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666699 Copy
Last Updated: April 16, 2024

Shades of #616b89

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #616b89, its pure hue is 225.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.1%, and its lightness is 45.9%. 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 #616b89, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0d11 to #555e78.

Tints of #616b89

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #616b89, its pure hue is 225.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.1%, and its lightness is 45.9%. 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 #616b89, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #757e98 to #ebedf0.

Tones of #616b89

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #616b89, its pure hue is 225.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.1%, 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 #616b89, which range from #757575 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #003bea (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #616b89

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #616b89! For #616b89, 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, #616b89. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #616b89

This color, #616b89, consists of 38.0% Red, 42.0% Green, and 53.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 97, Green = 107, Blue = 137. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #616b89 is 29.2% Cyan, 21.9% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 46.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R38.0%
C29.2%
G42.0%
M21.9%
B53.7%
Y0.0%
K46.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 97 107 137
Octal 141 153 211
Hexa #61 #6b #89
Binary 01100001 01101011 10001001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 29 21 0 46
Octal 35 25 0 56
Hexa #1d #15 #00 #2e
Binary 00011101 00010101 00000000 00101110

Analogous Colors of #616b89

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #616b89 — which has hue 225.0° — its analogous colors are located at 195.0° and 255.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #616b89.

Triadic Colors of #616b89

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 #616b89 — which has hue 225.0° — its triadic colors are located at 105.0° and 345.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #616b89.

Complementary Color of #616b89

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #616b89 — which has hue 225.0° — its complementary color is located at 45.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #616b89.

Split Complementary Colors of #616b89

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 #616b89 — which has hue 225.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 15.0° and 225.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #616b89.

Tetradic Colors of #616b89

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 #616b89 — which has hue 225.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 135.0°, 225.0°, 315.0°, and 45.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #616b89.

Monochromatic Colors of #616b89

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #616b89, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #363840 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #9ba5c4 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #616b89

We want to make getting started with #616b89 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #616b89 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #616b89 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 #616b89 with other HTML elements.

#616b89 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #616b89.
<span style="color: #616b89;">The color of this text is #616b89.</span>

#616b89 Background Color

The background color for this text is #616b89.
<div style="background-color: #616b89; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #616b89.</div>

#616b89 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #616b89.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #616b89;">This color for the shadow of this text is #616b89.</span>

#616b89 Border Color

This is a div with border color #616b89.
<div style="border: #616b89 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #616b89.</div>

#616b89 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #616b89 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #616b89; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #616b89 on a white background.</div></div>

#616b89 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #616b89 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #616b89; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #616b89 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #616b89 to White

This is a gradient from #616b89 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#616b89,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #616b89 to white.</div>

Gradient from #616b89 to Black

This is a gradient from #616b89 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#616b89,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#616b89,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #616b89 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #616b89

In addition to using #616b89 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 #616b89 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #616b89, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 97, Green = 107, Blue = 137). If you need details about the color coordinates of #616b89 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 #616b89
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(97, 107, 137)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #616b89; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #616b89; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #616b89; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(97, 107, 137);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#616b89")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:97, green:107, blue:137, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:97 green:107 blue:137 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(97f, 107f, 137f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(97, 107, 137);
 

#616b89 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #616b89 the same way. For those with color blindness, #616b89 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #616b89 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #616b89 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 #616b89 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 #616b89 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #616b89 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 5.3:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #616b89 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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