Color Boatswain aqua-blue (#243256):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Boatswain aqua-blue (#243256):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Boatswain is a color with a HTML hex code of #243256.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

moderately saturated

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Boatswain / #243256

The HTML HEX code is #243256. The corresponding color name is "Boatswain". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 36%, Green (G): 50%, Blue (B): 86%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 58%, Magenta (M): 42%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 66%. In the HSL color space, #243256 has a hue of 223°, saturation of 41%, and lightness of 24%. The HSV representation is 223° for hue, 58% for saturation, and 34% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 21, a* (green to red) = 6, and b* (blue to yellow) = -24. The XYZ representation is X: 4, Y: 3, Z: 9. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.1958, U (chrominance) = 0.0696, and V (chrominance) = -0.0479.

The decimal value of the color is 2372182. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #333366. Variations of the colour are #425C9E for a 20% lighter version and #06080E for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #243256, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 222598 Kelvin (222598K).

The approximate wavelength of #243256 is around 478.50nm.

HEX Code243256#243256
RGB Decimal Code36, 50, 86rgb(36, 50, 86)
CMYK58, 42, 0, 66/
HSL223°, 41%, 24%hsl(223°, 41%, 24%)
HSV223°, 58%, 34%/
CIE-LAB21, 6, -24/
XYZ 4, 3, 9/
YUV0.1958, 0.0696, -0.0479/
Decimal value2372182/
Web-Safe HEX333366#333366
Color Temperature (CT)222598 Kelvin (222598K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 478.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Boatswain (Hex: #243256): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #243256, named Boatswain, resembles the deep, serene hue of a vast ocean at twilight. Its rich navy blue shade evokes a sense of calmness and tranquility, akin to the stillness of a secluded bay. Boatswains color exudes the strength and stability inherent in a sturdy ship sailing under a starry night sky. It is reminiscent of darkness gently enveloping the horizon, tempting adventurers to explore the mysteries that lie beneath the surface. This color, like the seas ever-changing depths, holds an allure that captivates the beholder.

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Tints and Shades of #243256 HEX color (Boatswain)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #243256, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #C8CCD5
  • #9299AB
  • #5B6580
  • #243256
  • #1B2641
  • #12192B
  • #090D16
  • #000000

Tones of Boatswain (#243256 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #243256, #495167 is the less saturated color, while #243256 is the most saturated one.

  • #495167
  • #404963
  • #36425e
  • #2d3a5a
  • #243256
  • #333333
  • #262626
  • #1a1a1a
  • #0d0d0d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #243256;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #243256.

CSS color code example

p { color: #243256; }

Text with hexadecimal color #243256

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Background Color with #243256

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Border Color with #243256

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#243256 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#243256 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#243256;}
.background {background-color:#243256;}
.border {border:1px solid #243256;}

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