Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb) color information

#0000cb is the hex color code that is related to "Medium blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Medium blue (#0000cb), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars.

#0000cb Breakdown

#0000cb is made up of (0, 0, 203) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 20.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 203 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0000cb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0000cb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0000cb luma #22.94
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 203) Adobe RGB (24.00, 0.00, 198.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 80%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 203.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 65.26, -162.07)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 20.39) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 72.66, -92.79)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 117.85, 308.06)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -4.93, -98.34)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #0000cb while the second is the "compliment" #cccc00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #0000cb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #cccc00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #0000cb

Lighter shades of #0000cb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #0000cb with black

Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #0000cb, tones are produced.

Gradients including #0000cb

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 #0000cb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000cb → #cccc00
#0000cb → #4c4cda
#0000cb → #ffffff
#0000cb → #6600cc
#0000cb → #000079
#0000cb → #0066cc

#0000cb in different lighting conditions

Seeing #0000cb 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 #0000cb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0000cb popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#0000cbmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #0000cb

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0000cb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0000cb

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.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #0000cb
Java new Color(0, 0, 203);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 203);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:203 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 203f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:203, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cb0000
Python Color('#0000cb')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000cb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000cb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 203 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 203.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11001011
Hex 00 00 cb
Octal 0 0 313
Decimal 0 0 203

#0000cb Icons

If you're considering using #0000cb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium blue (#0000cb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000cb colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #0000cb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000cb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000cb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000cb background.
This text is hex color #0000cb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000cb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000cb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000cb and white (#ffffff) background.