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#242a40 Hex Color Code

#242a40 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #242a40 is a dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #242a40 is comprised of 14.12% red, 16.47% green and 25.1% blue. In the HSL color space #242a40 has a hue of 227° (degrees), 28% saturation and 20% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.4 nm.

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#242a40 linear gradient to complementary #444420

  1. #242a40
  2. #2b2e3b
  3. #323236
  4. #373731
  5. #3c3b2c
  6. #403f26
  7. #444420

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #1d2439
  2. #20263b
  3. #22283e
  4. #242a40
  5. #262c42
  6. #282e45
  7. #2b3147

Tints and Shades

#242a40 to white

  1. #242a40
  2. #45495d
  3. #676a7b
  4. #8b8d9a
  5. #b0b1bb
  6. #d7d8dc
  7. #ffffff

#242a40 to black

  1. #242a40
  2. #1f2436
  3. #1b1e2c
  4. #161923
  5. #11121a
  6. #0a0a10
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 7020-R80B
      #242c41
      ΔE = 1.124 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. ★ S 7020-R70B
      #2b2b40
      ΔE = 2.054 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6987
      #232c42
      ΔE = 1.134 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. ★ 6994
      #22273e
      ΔE = 1.437 / LRV ≈ 2.1%
  3. McCormick Paints

    1. ★ 234 Bay Blue
      #242840
      ΔE = 1.367 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Mariner Blue
      #1f283f
      ΔE = 1.402 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
    2. ★ Trophy Blue
      #1f283e
      ΔE = 1.431 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
  5. Resene

    1. ★ Valhalla V30-032-285
      #2a2b41
      ΔE = 1.760 / LRV ≈ 2.6%
    2. ★ Quarterback B29-024-274
      #282b3c
      ΔE = 2.183 / LRV ≈ 2.5%
  6. AMC

    1. ★ Blazer Blue
      #202a3d
      ΔE = 2.021 / LRV ≈ 2.3%
    2. Ocean Blue
      #1c2842
      ΔE = 2.342 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
  7. Ford

    1. ★ Dark Tourmaline
      #232e45
      ΔE = 2.059 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
    2. French Blue
      #283047
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
  8. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Atlantic Blue
      #28293b
      ΔE = 2.064 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
    2. Blue Pearl
      #1c253b
      ΔE = 2.697 / LRV ≈ 1.9%
  9. Audi

    1. ★ Estorilblau Kristall Metallic / K0K0, K0PA, K0PW, LX5P
      #1e2842
      ΔE = 2.086 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
  10. Chrysler

    1. Blue
      #242d48
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
    2. Jewel Blue
      #1c2539
      ΔE = 2.954 / LRV ≈ 1.9%
  11. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.925 #52
      #222a46
      ΔE = 2.460 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
  12. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10952
      #282a3a
      ΔE = 2.576 / LRV ≈ 2.4%
  13. Sikkens

    1. U2.21.09
      #1b293d
      ΔE = 2.842 / LRV ≈ 2.2%
  14. Caparol

    1. 37 2 246 / Venato 10
      #20243c
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 1.9%
    2. 703Neu
      #282838
      ΔE = 2.927 / LRV ≈ 2.3%

#242a40 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#242a40 foreground

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="color: #242a40">…</p>

#242a40 background

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #242a40">…</p>

#242a40 shadow

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #242a40">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2370112
Binary
00100100, 00101010, 01000000
Hexadecimal
#242a40
LRV
≈ 2.4%
Closest short hex
#223 ΔE = 4.388
RGB
rgb(36, 42, 64)
RGBA
rgba(36, 42, 64, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.254, g: 0.296, b: 0.451
RYB
red: 0.141%, yellow: 0.161%, blue: 0.251%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14407104 / 0xff242a40
HSL
hsl(227, 28%, 20%)
HSLA
hsla(227, 28%%, 20%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 227° (227.143), saturation: 44% (0.438), value: 25% (0.251)
HSP
hue: 227.143, saturation: 43.750%, perceived brightness: 17.048%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 258.258, S: 37.275, L: 17.465
Cubehelix
H: -134.537, S: 0.315, L: 0.167
TSL
T: -2.408, S: 0.118, L: 0.168
CMYK
cyan: 44% (0.438), magenta: 34% (0.344), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 75% (0.749)
CMY
cyan: 86% (0.859), magenta: 84% (0.835), yellow: 75% (0.749)
XYZ
X: 2.481, Y: 2.401, Z: 5.182
xyY
x: 0.246, y: 0.239, Y: 2.401
CIELab
L: 17.465, a: 4.067, b: -14.781
CIELuv
L: 17.465, u: -3.232, v: -15.548
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 17.465, C: 15.330, H: 285.384
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 17.465, C: 15.881, H: 258.258
Hunter-Lab
L: 15.495, a: 1.459, b: -8.982
CIECAM02
J: 12.710, C: 20.092, h: 264.798, Q: 70.240, M: 17.570, s: 50.014, H: 313.615
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.271, jaune: -2.604, green: 0.204
LMS
L: 2.008, M: 2.362, S: 5.136
YCbCr
Y: 52.692, Cb: 138.546, Cr: 123.804
YCgCo
Y: 46.000, Cg: -4.000, Co: 2.000
YDbDr
Y: 42.714, Db: 32.026, Dr: 12.772
YPbPr
Y: 42.306, Pb: 11.690, Pr: -4.012
xvYCC
Y: 52.333, Cb: 138.269, Cr: 124.476
YIQ
Y: 42.714, I: -10.642, Q: 5.576
YUV
Y: 42.714, U: 10.475, V: -5.890
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 2/4 ΔE = 4.274
Brand Color
HootSuite ΔE = 8.594

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