Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0000d5, may be mistaken for "Medium blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Medium blue (#0000d5), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "generic blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #0000d5

#0000d5 is made up of (0, 0, 213) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 16.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 213 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0000d5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0000d5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0000d5 luma #24.07
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 213) Adobe RGB (0.00, 21.00, 209.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 84%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 213.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 58.78, -161.23)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 16.47) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 66.63, -93.85)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 115.10, 305.37)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -8.97, -106.71)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)

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" #0000d5 while the second is the "compliment" #d6d600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0000d5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d6d600.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #0000d5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0000d5 with white

Darker shades of #0000d5

Darker shades are produced by blending #0000d5 with black

Faux-Medium blue (#0000d5)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #0000d5 with gray

Gradients including #0000d5

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 #0000d5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000d5 → #d6d600
#0000d5 → #4c4ce1
#0000d5 → #ffffff
#0000d5 → #6b00d6
#0000d5 → #00007f
#0000d5 → #006bd6

How #0000d5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0000d5 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 #0000d5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0000d5

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

#0000d5might 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 #0000d5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0000d5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0000d5

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 #0000d5
Java new Color(0, 0, 213);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 213);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:213 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 213f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:213, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d50000
Python Color('#0000d5')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000d5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000d5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 213 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 213.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11010101
Hex 00 00 d5
Octal 0 0 325
Decimal 0 0 213

Icons incorporating the color #0000d5

If you're considering using #0000d5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0000d5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000d5 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 #0000d5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000d5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000d5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000d5 background.
This text is hex color #0000d5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000d5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000d5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000d5 and white (#ffffff) background.