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#556bb7 Hex Color Code

#556bb7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556bb7 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556bb7 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.96% green and 71.76% blue. In the HSL color space #556bb7 has a hue of 227° (degrees), 40% saturation and 53% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.82 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#556bb7 linear gradient to complementary #bec943

  1. #556bb7
  2. #7279a7
  3. #878896
  4. #989885
  5. #a7a872
  6. #b3b85d
  7. #bec943

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3e57a1
  2. #465ea8
  3. #4d64af
  4. #556bb7
  5. #5d72bf
  6. #6479c6
  7. #6c7fce

Tones

  1. #556bb7
  2. #616faf
  3. #6a74a7
  4. #73789f
  5. #7a7d97
  6. #80818e
  7. #868686

Tints and Shades

#556bb7 to white

  1. #556bb7
  2. #7482c3
  3. #9199cf
  4. #adb2db
  5. #c8cbe7
  6. #e4e5f3
  7. #ffffff

#556bb7 to black

  1. #556bb7
  2. #485996
  3. #3b4776
  4. #2e3658
  5. #22263b
  6. #151720
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6283
      #4f6cba
      ΔE = 0.923 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. 6044
      #3e6aba
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  2. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 1.358 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  3. Mylands of London

    1. ★ C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 1.460 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. ★ Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 1.934 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  4. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 1.658 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  5. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 1.658 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  6. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 1.679 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  7. Resene

    1. ★ Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 2.000 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 2311
      #5470c0
      ΔE = 2.039 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  9. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2387 U
      #4c68be
      ΔE = 2.231 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. 660
      #426bba
      ΔE = 2.429 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2050-R80B
      #5071c2
      ΔE = 2.491 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  11. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.665 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  12. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.665 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  13. Berger

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.796 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  14. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.796 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  15. Scib Paints

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.796 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  16. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  17. Brillux

    1. 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 14.5%

Color Blindness Simulation

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#556bb7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556bb7 foreground

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
<p style="color: #556bb7">…</p>

#556bb7 background

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #556bb7">…</p>

#556bb7 shadow

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556bb7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598135
Binary
01010101, 01101011, 10110111
Hexadecimal
#556bb7
LRV
≈ 15.9%
Closest short hex
#56b ΔE = 2.545
RGB
rgb(85, 107, 183)
RGBA
rgba(85, 107, 183, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.227, g: 0.285, b: 0.488
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.404%, blue: 0.718%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179081 / 0xff556bb7
HSL
hsl(227, 40%, 53%)
HSLA
hsla(227, 40%, 53%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 227° (226.531), saturation: 54% (0.536), value: 72% (0.718)
HSP
hue: 226.531, saturation: 53.552%, perceived brightness: 44.191%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 259.147, S: 55.961, L: 46.796
Cubehelix
H: -135.154, S: 0.625, L: 0.427
TSL
T: -2.382, S: 0.157, L: 0.428
CMYK
cyan: 54% (0.536), magenta: 42% (0.415), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.282)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 28% (0.282)
XYZ
X: 17.548, Y: 15.864, Z: 46.928
xyY
x: 0.218, y: 0.197, Y: 15.864
CIELab
L: 46.796, a: 14.038, b: -42.804
CIELuv
L: 46.796, u: -12.602, v: -65.734
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.796, C: 45.047, H: 288.157
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.796, C: 66.931, H: 259.147
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.830, a: 8.941, b: -41.975
CIECAM02
J: 35.837, C: 48.676, h: 263.266, Q: 117.944, M: 42.566, s: 60.075, H: 312.801
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.380, jaune: -7.598, green: 0.760
LMS
L: 12.054, M: 14.869, S: 46.417
YCbCr
Y: 109.707, Cb: 164.620, Cr: 112.946
YCgCo
Y: 120.500, Cg: -13.500, Co: -3.250
YDbDr
Y: 109.086, Db: 111.208, Dr: 45.818
YPbPr
Y: 107.786, Pb: 40.530, Pr: -14.496
xvYCC
Y: 108.569, Cb: 163.603, Cr: 115.266
YIQ
Y: 109.086, I: -37.522, Q: 18.994
YUV
Y: 109.086, U: 36.374, V: -21.131
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 2.550
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 4.195

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