#388cb2 - Boston Blue

Color name Boston Blue, hex code #388cb2, contains symbol # and 6 letters or numbers. In a RGB color space, HEX #388CB2 is composed of 22% red, 54.9% green and 69.8% blue. In the CMYK color model (used in the printing process), the composition is 69% Cyan, 21% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 30% key (black). In the HSL color space #388cb2 has a hue of 199° (degrees), 52% saturation and 46% lightness. Its decimal value is 3706034 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #339999. A 20% lighter version of the original color is #1f7399 and #00375d is the 20% darker color. This colour page lists more detailed information about the hex color code #388cb2 and RGB 56, 140, 178.

Color spaces of #388cb2 Boston Blue - RGB(56, 140, 178)

Provide color information and color scheme for #388cb2. #388cb2 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Boston Blue" because of their close resemblance. The hexadecimal triplet #388cb2 definition is: Red = 56, Green = 140, Blue = 178 or CMYK: Cyan = 0.68539325842697, Magenta = 0.21348314606742, Yellow = 0, Black = 0.30196078431373. Different converted color standards of #388cb2.

#388cb2 color description: Boston Blue.

#388cb2 Color Accessibility Scores - Boston Blue Contrast Checker

Check the contrast of #388cb2 [Boston Blue] color design for accessibility base on Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG). Use this color contrast checker to determine whether or not your color combinations are accessible or not. An online tool to check and adjust contrast levels between text and background colours to help meet accessibility guidelines. Design with accessibility in mind.


#388cb2 Color Combinations ~ Color Schemes with #388cb2

In color theory, a color scheme is the choice of colors used in design. They are colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. Analogous colors tend to look pleasant together, because they are closely related. The triadic color harmony groups three colors that are evenly spaced from another and form a triangle on the color wheel. Split-complementary colors differ from the complementary color scheme. The scheme consists of three colors, the original color and two neighbours of the complement color.

Alternatives colours to Boston Blue (#388cb2)

Below, you can see some colors close to hex color #388cb2. Having a set of related colors can be useful if you need an inspirational alternative to your original color choice.

HEX 388CB2 Color Conversion & Charts

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #388cb2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

#388cb2 CMYK Color Chart
#388cb2 RGB Color Chart
#388cb2 HSV Color Chart
  • #388cb2 RGB Codes
  • 0.21960784313725 R
  • 0.54901960784314 G
  • 0.69803921568627 B
  • #388cb2 HSL Codes
  • 0.55191256830601 H
  • 0.52136752136752 S
  • 0.45882352941176 L
  • #388cb2 HSV Codes
  • 0.55191256830601 H
  • 0.68539325842697 S
  • 0.69803921568627 V

#388cb2 Color for HTML, CSS Code Examples and Icon - Image Previews

Hex Code #388cb2 web previews. Sample HTML/CSS paragraph codes using #388cb2 color.

Text with Hexadecimal Color #388cb2
This text has a font color of #388cb2
#388cb2 Border Color
This element has a border color of #388cb2
#388cb2 CSS3 Linear Gradient
#388cb2 Background Color
This paragraph has a background color of #388cb2
#388cb2 Text Shadow
This text has a shadow color of #388cb2
Text with glow color #388cb2
This text has a glow color of #388cb2
#388cb2 Box Shadow
This element has a box shadow of #388cb2
Text with Underline Color #388cb2
#388cb2 CSS3 Radial Gradient
#388cb2 CSS Codes

A selection of SVG images/icons using the hex version #388cb2 of the current color. If you're considering using #388cb2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

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#388cb2 in Programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML 5, CSS 3, Java, Objective-C, Swift, .NET and Python.

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HTML5, CSS3#388cb2
Javanew Color(56, 140, 178);
.NETColor.FromArgb(255, 56, 140, 178);
SwiftUIColor(red:56, green:140, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
Objective-C[UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:140 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGLglColor3f(56f, 140f, 178f);

#388cb2 Related Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #388cb2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.