Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0000d4, is related to "Medium blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic blue". When people from western culture see this color, Medium blue (#0000d4), used in designs, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #0000d4

#0000d4 is made up of (0, 0, 212) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 212 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0000d4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0000d4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0000d4 luma #23.96
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 212) Adobe RGB (18.00, 19.00, 206.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 83%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 212.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 58.78, -155.72)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 66.63, -92.09)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 41.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 113.67, 305.89)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -7.65, -105.48)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4)

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" #0000d4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d3d300.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0000d4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d3d300.

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 (#0000d4)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#0000d4)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4)

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 variations of #0000d4

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0000d4 with white

Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #0000d4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #0000d4

When you combine pure gray with this color, #0000d4, tones are produced.

Faux-Medium blue (#0000d4) 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 #0000d4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000d4 → #d3d300
#0000d4 → #4c4ce0
#0000d4 → #ffffff
#0000d4 → #6900d3
#0000d4 → #00007f
#0000d4 → #0069d3

#0000d4 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #0000d4 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 #0000d4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0000d4

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

#0000d4might 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.

#0000d4 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0000d4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#0000d4 in coding

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 #0000d4
Java new Color(0, 0, 212);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 212);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:212 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 212f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:212, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d40000
Python Color('#0000d4')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000d4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000d4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 212 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 212.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11010100
Hex 00 00 d4
Octal 0 0 324
Decimal 0 0 212

Icons incorporating the color #0000d4

If you're considering using #0000d4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0000d4 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000d4 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 #0000d4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000d4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000d4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000d4 background.
This text is hex color #0000d4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000d4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000d4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000d4 and white (#ffffff) background.