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#556b7f Hex Color Code

#556b7f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556b7f is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #556b7f is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.96% green and 49.8% blue. In the HSL color space #556b7f has a hue of 209° (degrees), 20% saturation and 42% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.35 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#556b7f linear gradient to complementary #7d6c57

  1. #556b7f
  2. #5e6b78
  3. #656b72
  4. #6c6b6b
  5. #726c64
  6. #786c5e
  7. #7d6c57

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #42586c
  2. #485e72
  3. #4f6578
  4. #556b7f
  5. #5b7186
  6. #62788c
  7. #687e93

Tints and Shades

#556b7f to white

  1. #556b7f
  2. #708293
  3. #8b9aa8
  4. #a7b2bd
  5. #c4cbd3
  6. #e1e5e9
  7. #ffffff

#556b7f to black

  1. #556b7f
  2. #475969
  3. #3a4753
  4. #2d363f
  5. #20262b
  6. #141719
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Hamlin Blue Chs-61
      #556b7d
      ΔE = 0.867 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2377 U
      #57697b
      ΔE = 1.222 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ 2167 C
      #506d85
      ΔE = 1.936 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  3. CIL

    1. ★ Soaring Eagle
      #556e83
      ΔE = 1.260 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  4. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Baritone Blues
      #526a7c
      ΔE = 1.313 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Deep Twilight Blue
      #526877
      ΔE = 2.574 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  5. Duron

    1. ★ Needlepoint Navy
      #596a7e
      ΔE = 1.334 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  6. Behr

    1. ★ 580F-6 Lost Atlantis
      #556a81
      ΔE = 1.422 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. ★ 560F-6 Windsor Haze
      #576c7b
      ΔE = 2.121 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  7. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Moody Purple / 9175
      #566d84
      ΔE = 1.447 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  8. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Blue Door 30BB 17/158
      #566d84
      ΔE = 1.447 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. ★ 4125 Soaring Eagle 10BB 15/154
      #4d687c
      ΔE = 1.975 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  9. Brillux

    1. ★ 60.09.24
      #56697f
      ΔE = 1.477 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ 63.09.24
      #4f6a7d
      ΔE = 1.666 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  10. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ New Hampshire Blue
      #5a6a7c
      ΔE = 1.504 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  11. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5873 - Periscope
      #52677b
      ΔE = 1.579 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. DE 5817 - Stormy Sea
      #4a657a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Periscope / 197
      #52677b
      ΔE = 1.579 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Stormy Sea / 156
      #4a657a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  13. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6209
      #556879
      ΔE = 1.633 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. 6196
      #4e6a7a
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  14. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Soaring Eagle / 10BB 15/154
      #576e7f
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  15. Olympic

    1. ★ Stained Glass C47-5
      #536981
      ΔE = 1.846 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Denim D52-5
      #5a6e7d
      ΔE = 2.360 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  16. Dulux

    1. ★ 10BB 15/154
      #546f82
      ΔE = 1.963 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. ★ Niagara Blues 1
      #4c6b80
      ΔE = 2.125 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  17. Graham & Brown

    1. ★ Carnforth Bay
      #526e86
      ΔE = 1.990 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  18. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Denim - 6523
      #506b84
      ΔE = 2.007 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Distance - 6243
      #5d6f7f
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  19. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 605X
      #526678
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. 606X
      #5a6876
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  20. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Tyler Blue
      #4c697d
      ΔE = 2.132 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Vanguard Blue
      #5a6d86
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  21. Ford

    1. ★ Medium Slate Blue
      #4c697d
      ΔE = 2.132 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Blue
      #5a6778
      ΔE = 2.543 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  22. Chrysler

    1. ★ Valencia Blue
      #54667b
      ΔE = 2.166 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
    2. Teal
      #507085
      ΔE = 2.704 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  23. Peintures MF

    1. ★ DD445-5
      #526e80
      ΔE = 2.180 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  24. Colortrend

    1. ★ Priory Wall
      #4e6d81
      ΔE = 2.225 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  25. Crown Diamond

    1. 7325-63 Jazz Guitar
      #5d7082
      ΔE = 2.348 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  26. Bristol

    1. Blue Thunder / P114-C6
      #4f6d87
      ΔE = 2.563 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Ironstone / P116-C6
      #5d6b79
      ΔE = 2.672 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  27. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 5233D Blue Nocturne
      #4e6780
      ΔE = 2.596 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 343
      #586e88
      ΔE = 2.855 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  28. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-36-5 Sea Smoke
      #526576
      ΔE = 2.613 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
  29. Kelly-Moore

    1. Blue Suede Shoes / KM3159-3
      #4a6c82
      ΔE = 2.651 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  30. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.901 #63
      #566577
      ΔE = 2.666 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  31. Taubmans

    1. Ironstone / T12 43.G8
      #5d6b79
      ΔE = 2.672 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Regal Blue / T08 100-4
      #4b6d87
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  32. Resene

    1. Seachange B55-033-240
      #4e6e81
      ΔE = 2.723 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  33. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Symphony Blue 27-20
      #5c6e7c
      ΔE = 2.731 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  34. Audi

    1. Fliederblau Pearl / 7L, LZ4U
      #5a6d86
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  35. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10700
      #536d88
      ΔE = 2.821 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  36. Coronado Paint

    1. 7302 - Pleasant Lake
      #4b6c86
      ΔE = 2.841 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  37. Caparol

    1. 4435
      #606c80
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  38. Levis

    1. Atl Soleil A8
      #57718a
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 15.7%

#556b7f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556b7f foreground

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="color: #556b7f">…</p>

#556b7f background

To be an artist is to believe in life.

Henry Moore
<p style="background-color: #556b7f">…</p>

#556b7f shadow

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

Kurt Vonnegut
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556b7f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598079
Binary
01010101, 01101011, 01111111
Hexadecimal
#556b7f
LRV
≈ 14.0%
Closest short hex
#567 ΔE = 2.338
RGB
rgb(85, 107, 127)
RGBA
rgba(85, 107, 127, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.266, g: 0.335, b: 0.398
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.390%, blue: 0.498%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179137 / 0xff556b7f
HSL
hsl(209, 20%, 42%)
HSLA
hsla(209, 20%, 42%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 209° (208.571), saturation: 33% (0.331), value: 50% (0.498)
HSP
hue: 208.571, saturation: 33.071%, perceived brightness: 40.602%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 238.452, S: 39.561, L: 44.202
Cubehelix
H: -155.561, S: 0.248, L: 0.402
TSL
T: -2.168, S: 0.090, L: 0.403
CMYK
cyan: 33% (0.331), magenta: 16% (0.157), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 50% (0.502)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 50% (0.502)
XYZ
X: 12.834, Y: 13.978, Z: 22.096
xyY
x: 0.262, y: 0.286, Y: 13.978
CIELab
L: 44.202, a: -2.980, b: -13.734
CIELuv
L: 44.202, u: -11.543, v: -18.802
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 44.202, C: 14.054, H: 257.759
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 44.202, C: 22.062, H: 238.452
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.388, a: -4.157, b: -8.869
CIECAM02
J: 33.618, C: 21.849, h: 241.500, Q: 114.234, M: 19.106, s: 40.897, H: 301.873
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.164, jaune: -2.367, green: 1.232
LMS
L: 11.821, M: 14.833, S: 21.958
YCbCr
Y: 104.219, Cb: 140.036, Cr: 116.922
YCgCo
Y: 106.500, Cg: 0.500, Co: 10.750
YDbDr
Y: 102.702, Db: 36.560, Dr: 33.666
YPbPr
Y: 103.754, Pb: 12.530, Pr: -11.920
xvYCC
Y: 105.106, Cb: 139.007, Cr: 117.529
YIQ
Y: 102.702, I: -19.531, Q: 1.571
YUV
Y: 102.702, U: 11.958, V: -15.530
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 4/4 ΔE = 1.773
Brand Color
Instagram ΔE = 6.456

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