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A comprehensive guide to hex color #00004b

About hex color #00004b - near-Cetacean blue

Hex color #00004b is close to the color named "Cetacean blue". It's categorized as "blue". When humans think of blue in ads, the following may come to mind: water, offices, human life, energy, and maturity. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. Mastercard and United Way are using a color close to Cetacean blue in their branding. (Explore brands using Cetacean blue).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #00004b is created using 0% red, 0% green, and 29.4% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 100% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, and 70.6% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
0%
 
0%
 
29.4%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
100%
 
100%
 
0%
70.6%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#00004b is made up of R: 0, G: 0, B: 75 in RGB colorspace and C: 100, M:100, Y:0, K:70.59 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 75 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000033. Its closest named color is "Cetacean blue". White should be used ontop of #00004b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00004b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00004b
Websafe hex #000033
rgb 0, 0, 75
rgb percent (%) 0%, 0%, 29.3%
rgba R: 0, G: 0, B: 75, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 100, M:100, Y:0, K:70.59
hsv 240, 100, 14.71
hsb 240, 100, 29.41
luma 8.475
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 1, 0, 75
Closest named color Cetacean blue
Hunter-Lab 7.13, 20.03, -52.99
CIE-L*ab 4.59, 29.9, -43.41
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 4.59, 52.71, 304.56
CIE-L*uv 4.59, -1.34, -18.52°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #00004b. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #00004b and the second color is called the "compliment" #4b4b00.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#4b4b00
#00004b

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00004b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4b4b00.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#254b00
#00004b
#4b2500

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#004b00
#00004b
#4b0000

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#004b4b
#4b4b00
#4b0000
#00004b

Analagous

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#00254b
#00004b
#25004b

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #00004b: "human life".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #00004b can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #00004b with black #000000.

#00000f
#000016
#00001e
#000025
#00002d
#000034
#00003c
#000043

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00004b with white #FFFFFF.

#33336f
#4c4c81
#666693
#7f7fa5
#9999b7
#b2b2c9
#ccccdb
#e5e5ed

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00004b with gray #808080.

#666675
#595970
#4c4c6a
#404065
#333360
#26265a
#191955
#0c0c50

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 #00004b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #00004b on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #00004b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #00004b appears as #0f0047 when in northern sky daylight and as #000254 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #00004b

#00004b might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Cetacean blue
Maastricht Blue
Oxford blue
Royal blue
Prussian blue
Space cadet
Midnight blue
Cool black

Furthest named colors to #00004b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #00004b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Snow
Tooth
Milk
Ivory
Mint cream

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #00004b, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Mastercard uses the color #000066

#000066
#cc0000
#ff9900
 

United Way uses the color #000064

#10167f
#505050
#7c81b8
#969696
#000064
#b41428
#e6d7aa
#f0e6c8
#f57814
#fe230a
#ff9600
#ff967d
#ffc87d
   
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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

HTML, CSS #00004b
Java new Color(0, 0, 75)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 75);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:0.2941 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 0.2941f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:0.2941, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4B0000
Python Color('#00004b')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00004b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 75 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 75.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary000000000000000001001011
Hex00004b
Octal00113
Decimal0075

If you're considering using #00004b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00004b colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #00004b on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #00004b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00004b background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00004b background.

This text is hex color #00004b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #00004b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00004b and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00004b and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #00004b.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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