The Magic of Colors … Blue
We are leaving the field of pure, unmixed process colors.
Even if the process colors have been unmixed, we have learned that colors are always mixed in a certain way, depending which color model you are using.
We are leaving the field of being able name the color in a specific way.
Mixed colors are named in a very subjective way.
|H 233°||L 21||R 34||C 100||Hexa#|
|S 73%||a 22||G 45||M 100||222d80|
|B 50%||b –54||B 128||Y 0|
Most people would call this color mixed of cyan and magenta simply blue.
I would call it a very strong blue, dark blue.
Maybe we can call this special blue a kind of warm blue, since we have same amount of cyan and magenta in it, or when looking at the RGB values, there is not much but 13% of red in it.
Big companies often use blue.
Blue is used to express seriousness. Blue is the color of trust.
Blue is also a color that is associated with melancholia.
“I’ve got the blues.”