Faux-Black (#000105) color information

The hexidecimal color, #000105, greatly resembles "Black" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark black". When people from western culture see this color, Black (#000105), used in designs, the following may come to mind: having value, not being economical, sports or competition, technology, and having a sense of mystery. Shades of "very dark black". typically aren't associated with energy. AngularJS, Instapaper, and American Red Cross have ties to this color.

#000105 Breakdown

#000105 is made up of (0, 1, 5) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 80.00, 0.00, 98.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 261 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #000105 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000105. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000105 luma #1.15
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 1, 5) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 2%) Closest named color Black
rgba rgba(0.0, 1.0, 5.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 80.00, 0.00, 98.04) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 1.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Black (#000105)

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" #000105 while the second is the "compliment" #050500.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Black (#000105)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000105 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #050500.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Black (#000105)

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-Black (#000105)

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-Black (#000105)

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.

Faux-Black (#000105)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #000105 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #000105

When you combine pure black with this color, #000105, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Black (#000105)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #000105 with gray

#000105 in 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 #000105 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000105 → #050500
#000105 → #4c4d50
#000105 → #ffffff
#000105 → #020005
#000105 → #000003
#000105 → #000205

How #000105 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #000105 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 #000105 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000105 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.

#000105might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Black (#000105)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000105. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Channel 4
University of Dayton
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Texas Tech University
Princeton University
Renaissance Hotels
San Francisco 49ers
Microsoft Surface
San Francisco Giants
Yellow Pages
Stockton University
Wake Forest University
Ninjas in Pyjamas
NC State University
Knight Foundation
National Geographic
American Red Cross
Easy Jet
Sterling Hotels
Oxford University Press
Royal Mail
The Times
Continental AG
University of Waterloo
University of Cincinnati
Cartoon Network
Oregon State University
Atlanta Falcons
Purdue University

#000105 in programming

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 #000105
Java new Color(0, 1, 5);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 1, 5);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:1 blue:5 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 1f, 5f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:1, blue:5, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $050100
Python Color('#000105')

Base Conversions of hex color #000105

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000105. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 261 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 1, 5.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000001 00000101
Hex 00 01 05
Octal 0 1 5
Decimal 0 1 5

Icons incorporating the color #000105

If you're considering using #000105 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #000105 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000105 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 #000105 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000105 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000105 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000105 background.
This text is hex color #000105 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000105 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000105 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000105 and white (#ffffff) background.