Faux-Duke blue (#000198) color information

#000198 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Duke blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Duke blue (#000198), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars. London Underground uses this color in their branding.

#000198 Breakdown

#000198 is made up of (0, 1, 152) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 99.34, 0.00, 40.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 408 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #000198 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000198. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000198 luma #17.76
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 1, 152) Adobe RGB (28.00, 0.00, 148.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 60%) Closest named color Duke blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 1.0, 152.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 52.56, -121.13)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 99.34, 0.00, 40.39) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 63.37, -75.85)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 30.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 98.84, 309.88)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -1.48, -65.53)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Duke blue (#000198)

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" #000198 and the second color is called the "compliment" #999900.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Duke blue (#000198)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #000198 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #999900.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Duke blue (#000198)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Duke blue (#000198)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Duke blue (#000198)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #000198

Lighter shades of #000198 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #000198

Darker shades of #000198 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #000198

Tones of #000198 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Duke blue (#000198) 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 #000198 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000198 → #999900
#000198 → #4c4db6
#000198 → #ffffff
#000198 → #4c0099
#000198 → #00005b
#000198 → #004c99

Faux-Duke blue (#000198) in different environments

Seeing #000198 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 #000198 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000198 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.

#000198might 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.

#000198 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#000198. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#000198 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 #000198
Java new Color(0, 1, 152);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 1, 152);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:1 blue:152 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 1f, 152f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:1, blue:152, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $980100
Python Color('#000198')

Base Conversions of hex color #000198

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000198. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 408 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 1, 152.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000001 10011000
Hex 00 01 98
Octal 0 1 230
Decimal 0 1 152

#000198 Icons

If you're considering using #000198 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Duke blue (#000198) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000198 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 #000198 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000198 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000198 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000198 background.
This text is hex color #000198 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000198 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000198 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000198 and white (#ffffff) background.