Faux-Blue (#0000eb) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0000eb, should not to be confused with "Blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Blue (#0000eb), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Shades of "generic blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Pinboard is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

#0000eb is made up of (0, 0, 235) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 7.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 235 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000ff. White should be used ontop of #0000eb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #0000eb luma #26.56
Websafe hex #0000ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 235) Adobe RGB (1.00, 1.00, 230.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 92%) Closest named color Blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 235.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 68.83, -182.15)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 7.84) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 74.46, -101.42)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 125.82, 306.29)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -8.57, -118.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

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" #0000eb and the second color is called the "compliment" #eaea00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0000eb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #eaea00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

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-Blue (#0000eb)

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 variations of #0000eb

When you combine pure white with this color, #0000eb, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #0000eb

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

Tones of #0000eb

Tones are produced by blending #0000eb with gray

Faux-Blue (#0000eb) 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 #0000eb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000eb → #eaea00
#0000eb → #4c4cf1
#0000eb → #ffffff
#0000eb → #7500ea
#0000eb → #00008d
#0000eb → #0075ea

How #0000eb looks in different atmospheres

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

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Blue (#0000eb)

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

#0000ebmight 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.

#0000eb 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#0000eb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#0000eb 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 #0000eb
Java new Color(0, 0, 235);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 235);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:235 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 235f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:235, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eb0000
Python Color('#0000eb')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000eb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000eb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 235 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 235.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11101011
Hex 00 00 eb
Octal 0 0 353
Decimal 0 0 235

Icons incorporating the color #0000eb

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

Color #0000eb on different backgrounds

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