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CSS notation

hsl(207,52%,49%)
rgb(59,131,189)
#3b83bd

Color spaces

HSL

Hue
206.77°
Saturation
52.42%
Lightness
48.63%

HSV / HSB

Hue
206.77°
Saturation
68.78%
Value / Brightness
74.12%

RGB

Red
23.14%
Green
51.37%
Blue
74.12%

CMYK

Cyan
68.78%
Magenta
30.69%
Yellow
0%
Black
25.88%
YCbCr
Y
0.46
Cb
0.16
Cr
-0.16

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Color Harmonies (Scheme)

Complementary

The complementary color of 59,131,189 is 189,115,59. When combined, they cancel each other out: this means that they produce a grayscale color. When placed next to each other, they create the strongest contrast.

Triad

A triadic color scheme use three colors that are evenly spaced around the color wheel. Triadic color harmonies tend to be quite vibrant, even if you use pale or unsaturated versions of your hues. To use a triadic harmony successfully, the colors should be carefully balanced - let one color dominate (59,131,189) and use the two others for accent (189,59,133, 133,189,59).

Square

The square color scheme has four colors spaced evenly around the color circle. This creates a balance between warm (59,131,189, 180,59,189) and cool (
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) colors in your design. The square color scheme works best if you let one color be dominant.

Adjacent / Analogous / Analogic
Dominance Harmony

Analogous color schemes use colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. They usually match well and create serene and comfortable designs. The nearest colors, with enough contrast, of 59,131,189 are 59,68,189 and 59,189,180. Choose one color to dominate and a second to support. The third color is used (along with black, white or gray) as an accent.

Split Complementary
Compound Harmony

The split-complementary color scheme is a variation of the complementary color scheme. In addition to the base color 59,131,189, it uses the two colors adjacent to its complement: 189,59,68 and 189,180,59. This color scheme has the same strong visual contrast as the complementary color scheme, but has less tension. The split-complimentary color scheme is often a good choice for beginners, because it is difficult to mess up.

Rectangle (Tetradic)

The rectangle or tetradic color scheme uses four colors arranged into two complementary pairs: 59,131,189 and his complementary 189,115,59 with 115,59,189 133,189,59 or 189,59,133 59,189,115. This rich color scheme offers plenty of possibilities for variation. The tetradic color scheme works best if you let one color be dominant. You should also pay attention to the balance between warm and cool colors in your design.

Tints, Shades, and Tones

Tints

Adding white to the color: same hue and saturation of 59,131,189, but brighter.

Shades

Adding black to the color: same hue and saturation of 59,131,189, but darker.
Tones
Adding gray to the color: same hue and luminosity of 59,131,189, but less saturation.

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