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Dunn-Edwards The Blues (DE 5859) Paint Color


Color Name: The Blues (DE 5859)
Hex Color Code: #296A9D
RGB Color Code: RGB(41, 106, 157)
CMYK Values*: 73.9%, 32.5%, 0.0%, 38.4%





About The Blues (DE 5859) color - its meaning and example


What color is The Blues (DE 5859)?

The Blues (DE 5859) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for The Blues (DE 5859) is #296A9D, and the RGB color code is RGB(41, 106, 157).

In the RGB color model, The Blues (DE 5859) has a red value of 41, a green value of 106, and a blue value of 157. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 73.9% cyan, 32.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 38.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 206.4° (degrees), 58.6 % saturation, and 38.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, The Blues (DE 5859) has a hue of 206.4° (degrees), 73.9 % saturation and 61.6 % brightness/value.


The Blues (DE 5859) is cool or warm?

The color The Blues (DE 5859) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of The Blues (DE 5859)?

The Blues (DE 5859) has an LRV of nearly 13. By LRV value, it is a dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

The Blues (DE 5859)

Light Color


Compare LRV 13 of The Blues (DE 5859) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 13 puts Dunn-Edwards The Blues (DE 5859) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


The Blues (DE 5859) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(41, 106, 157)
Red
41 (16.1%)
Green
106 (41.6%)
Blue
157 (61.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
73.89%
Magenta
32.48%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
38.43%

HSL

HSL(206.38deg, 58.6 %, 38.8 %)

Hue
206.38°
Saturation
58.59 %.
Lightness
38.82 %.

RYB

RYB(62, 92, 160)
Red
62 (24.2%)
Yellow
92 (36.0%)
Blue
160 (62.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
206.38°
Saturation
73.89 %.
Brightness / Value
61.57 %.

HWB

H: 206.38°

W: 16.08 %

B: 38.43 %

XYZ

X : 12.15

Y : 13.21

Z : 33.81

YXY

Y1 : 13.21

X : 0.21

Y2 : 0.22

CMY

C : 83.92%

M : 58.43%

Y : 38.43%


LRV

~ 13.2 %

Munsell Color System

8B 4.1/8

CIE-Lab

L : 43.08

A : -2.77

B : -33.56

CIE-Lch

L : 43.08

C : 33.68

H : 265.29

CIE-Luv

L : 43.08

U : -23.47

V : -48.68

Hunter-Lab

L : 36.35

A : -3.93

B : -29.7






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to The Blues (DE 5859) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the colors similar to The Blues (DE 5859) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#0067A5
Medium Persian Blue
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
#0067A5
Sapphire Blue
ΔE - 1.98 (98.0% similar)
#2072AF
Bice Blue
ΔE - 3.35 (96.6% similar)
#436B95
Queen Blue
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Pantone PMS


#256BA2
PANTONE 2151 C
ΔE - 0.70 (99.3% similar)
#006BA6
PANTONE 307 C
ΔE - 2.00 (98.0% similar)
#006CAA
PANTONE 10273 C
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#0067A0
PANTONE 641 C
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)


RAL Design


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to RAL Design


#0066A3
RAL 260 40 45 - LED Blue
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
#00659D
RAL 260 40 40 - Navy Blue
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
#006796
RAL 250 40 40 - Europe Blue
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)


Pantone TCX


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to British Standard 4800


#266492
BS 20-E-56 - Blue
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#3876AB
BS 20-E-53 - Blue
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)


RAL Classic


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to RAL Classic


#42698C
RAL 5023 -Distant Blue
ΔE - 3.71 (96.3% similar)
#376B8C
RAL 5007 - Brilliant Blue
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
#005B8C
RAL 5017 - Traffic Blue
ΔE - 5.65 (94.3% similar)
#005E83
RAL 5019 - Capri Blue
ΔE - 6.82 (93.2% similar)


Pantone TPX


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TPX. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Pantone TPX


#5072A7
Blue Yonder
ΔE - 6.77 (93.2% similar)


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#006699
Gartner Blue
ΔE - 2.88 (97.1% similar)





Paint similar to The Blues (DE 5859) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to The Blues (DE 5859) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Dunn-Edwards


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Dunn-Edwards


#296A9D
The Blues (DE 5859)
Paint - Dunn-Edwards
#186DB6
Beautiful Blue (DEA 136)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#3F6C8F
Rainy Lake (DE 5852)
ΔE - 3.27 (96.7% similar)
#466F97
Postwar Boom (DET 584)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)


Valspar


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Valspar


#28679E
In the Nick (8001-44F)
ΔE - 1.37 (98.6% similar)
#0169A7
Peek-A-Boo Blue (4007-10C)
ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)
#10659F
Biro Blue (8001-43G)
ΔE - 2.10 (97.9% similar)
#016CA0
Blue on Blue (V034-3)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)


Benjamin Moore


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Benjamin Moore


#1369A7
Paddington Blue (791)
ΔE - 1.48 (98.5% similar)
#396998
Old Glory (811)
ΔE - 2.16 (97.8% similar)
#0066B1
Big Country Blue (2066-30)
ΔE - 2.88 (97.1% similar)
#0063A6
Brilliant Blue (2065-30)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)





Behr


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Behr


#156A9B
Cosmic Cobalt (P500-7)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#2B6BAA
Electric Blue (MQ4-24)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
#366FA6
Mega Blue (P520-6)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
#0D6798
Mondrian Blue (MQ4-58)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)


PPG Paints


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to PPG Paints


#286492
Starry Night (PPG1161-6)
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#1C70AD
Planetarium (PPG1242-6)
ΔE - 2.70 (97.3% similar)
#0264AE
Cobalt Stone (PPG1241-7)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
#326395
Teeny Bikini (PPG1162-6)
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)


Sherwin Williams


The Blues (DE 5859) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of The Blues (DE 5859) to Sherwin Williams


#016EA7
Blue Chip (SW 6959)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
#015F97
Hyper Blue (SW 6965)
ΔE - 4.09 (95.9% similar)
#4C6B8A
Revel Blue (SW 6530)
ΔE - 5.46 (94.5% similar)
#4E739F
Lupine (SW 6810)
ΔE - 5.73 (94.3% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


The Blues (DE 5859) - #296A9D Color Images and Patterns


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