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#959bb9 Hex Color Code

#959bb9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #959bb9 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #959bb9 is comprised of 58.43% red, 60.78% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #959bb9 has a hue of 230° (degrees), 20% saturation and 65% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.84 nm.

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#959bb9 linear gradient to complementary #b4b29a

  1. #959bb9
  2. #9b9fb4
  3. #a0a3af
  4. #a6a6aa
  5. #abaaa5
  6. #afae9f
  7. #b4b29a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #787e9b
  2. #8187a5
  3. #8b91af
  4. #959bb9
  5. #9fa5c3
  6. #a9afce
  7. #b3b9d8

Tints and Shades

#959bb9 to white

  1. #959bb9
  2. #a6abc4
  3. #b8bbd0
  4. #c9ccdc
  5. #dbdde7
  6. #edeef3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#959bb9 to black

  1. #959bb9
  2. #7b7f97
  3. #616577
  4. #494b58
  5. #32333b
  6. #1c1d21
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Nerolac

    1. ★ Delta - 2354
      #939cba
      ΔE = 0.836 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  2. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 0.842 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. 7358-42 Intermezzo
      #9d9ab8
      ΔE = 2.545 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  3. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 0.978 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  4. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 1.057 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. ★ Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 1.896 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  5. Caparol

    1. ★ 73 4 264 / Saphir 25
      #989cbc
      ΔE = 1.073 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
    2. 2204
      #98a0c4
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  6. Dulux

    1. ★ 90BB 34/167
      #999bb9
      ΔE = 1.152 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. ★ Plush Velvet 6
      #969bbd
      ΔE = 1.369 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  7. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6357
      #959ebd
      ΔE = 1.247 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. 6310
      #9b9ec3
      ΔE = 2.918 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2107 C
      #9099ba
      ΔE = 1.463 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. 535
      #9ca1bd
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  9. Glidden

    1. ★ Exquisite Blue Grey / 50BB 33/164
      #8f99b9
      ΔE = 1.528 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Byzantine Blue / 50BB 32/117
      #9399b0
      ΔE = 2.452 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  10. Sikkens

    1. ★ V2.13.57
      #9b9dbb
      ΔE = 1.531 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. V7.12.57
      #9e9bb8
      ΔE = 2.607 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  11. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5913 - Midnight Blush
      #979fbf
      ΔE = 1.605 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.560 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Midnight Blush / 799
      #979fbf
      ΔE = 1.605 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.560 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  13. Behr

    1. ★ Vintage Ribbon S540-4
      #9097b5
      ΔE = 1.611 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
    2. Periwinkle Blossom PMD-13
      #8a99ba
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  14. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-e5
      #959bb4
      ΔE = 1.623 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
    2. 37-d3
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 2.318 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  15. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 1.724 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  16. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-41-4 Clandestine
      #979cb4
      ΔE = 1.936 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 3-39-4 Misty Lilac
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 2.318 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  17. CIL

    1. ★ Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 1.957 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. ★ Basin Street Blue
      #8f99bd
      ΔE = 2.235 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  18. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #9498b1
      ΔE = 1.967 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  19. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Pale Plum
      #96a0c0
      ΔE = 2.006 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Her Sanctuary
      #9397bb
      ΔE = 2.418 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  20. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Violet / G84
      #949dc1
      ΔE = 2.079 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  21. KILZ

    1. ★ Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 2.188 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.602 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  22. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 2.207 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. 4247 Princely Purple 90BB 34/167
      #9193b2
      ΔE = 2.963 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
  23. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 2.220 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. ★ Wild Blue Yonder R169C
      #8e96b7
      ΔE = 2.220 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  24. Resene

    1. ★ Birdcage B69-025-283
      #9d9cb7
      ΔE = 2.256 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Logan B72-022-284
      #9d9cb4
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  25. Brillux

    1. 51.12.18
      #9495b4
      ΔE = 2.379 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
    2. 54.12.18
      #8a97b8
      ΔE = 2.744 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  26. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 5182T Crushed Heather
      #9d9eb7
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. 7192T Xerxes Blue
      #8e9dc0
      ΔE = 2.606 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  27. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 2.488 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  28. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Geneva Blue 28-8
      #8e9bb5
      ΔE = 2.622 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  29. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 2.641 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. Persian Violet / 1419
      #939cc3
      ΔE = 2.904 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  30. Coronado Paint

    1. 7201 - Lined With Lilacs
      #9ca0c3
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  31. Taubmans

    1. Floral Flair / T08 22-3
      #9ba0c4
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Fresh Lavender / T10 37E-2
      #9193b2
      ΔE = 2.963 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
  32. Ford

    1. Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 2.900 / LRV ≈ 34.9%

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#959bb9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#959bb9 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: #959bb9">…</p>

#959bb9 background

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Émile Zola
<p style="background-color: #959bb9">…</p>

#959bb9 shadow

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #959bb9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9804729
Binary
10010101, 10011011, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#959bb9
LRV
≈ 33.3%
Closest short hex
#99b ΔE = 2.150
RGB
rgb(149, 155, 185)
RGBA
rgba(149, 155, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.305, g: 0.317, b: 0.378
RYB
red: 58.431%, yellow: 60.448%, blue: 72.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6972487 / 0xff959bb9
HSL
hsl(230, 20%, 65%)
HSLA
hsla(230, 20%, 65%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 230° (230.000), saturation: 19% (0.195), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 230.000, saturation: 19.459%, perceived brightness: 61.560%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 259.111, S: 27.740, L: 64.431
Cubehelix
H: -131.743, S: 0.244, L: 0.614
TSL
T: -2.533, S: 0.044, L: 0.614
CMYK
cyan: 19% (0.195), magenta: 16% (0.162), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 42% (0.416), magenta: 39% (0.392), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 32.871, Y: 33.334, Z: 50.592
xyY
x: 0.281, y: 0.285, Y: 33.334
CIELab
L: 64.431, a: 4.277, b: -16.233
CIELuv
L: 64.431, u: -4.858, v: -25.254
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 64.431, C: 16.787, H: 284.761
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 64.431, C: 25.717, H: 259.111
Hunter-Lab
L: 57.736, a: 0.587, b: -11.538
CIECAM02
J: 54.728, C: 21.664, h: 267.409, Q: 145.752, M: 18.945, s: 36.053, H: 315.017
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.167, jaune: -2.889, green: 0.166
LMS
L: 30.192, M: 33.766, S: 50.304
YCbCr
Y: 150.543, Cb: 142.058, Cr: 123.236
YCgCo
Y: 161.000, Cg: -6.000, Co: 28.250
YDbDr
Y: 156.626, Db: 42.690, Dr: 14.508
YPbPr
Y: 155.882, Pb: 15.690, Pr: -4.380
xvYCC
Y: 149.875, Cb: 141.783, Cr: 124.152
YIQ
Y: 156.626, I: -13.212, Q: 8.065
YUV
Y: 156.626, U: 13.964, V: -6.690
Munsell Color System
10PB 6/4 ΔE = 2.585
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 10.943

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