Faux-Duke blue (#00019c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00019c, is a variation of "Duke blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Duke blue (#00019c), in branding, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing. London Underground is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #00019c

#00019c is made up of (0, 1, 156) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 99.36, 0.00, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 412 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #00019c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00019c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00019c luma #18.22
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 1, 156) Adobe RGB (21.00, 0.00, 150.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 61%) Closest named color Duke blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 1.0, 156.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 52.56, -125.48)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 99.36, 0.00, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 63.37, -77.28)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 99.94, 309.35)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -2.37, -66.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Duke blue (#00019c)

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" #00019c and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b9b00.

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-Duke blue (#00019c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00019c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b9b00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Duke blue (#00019c)

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-Duke blue (#00019c)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Duke blue (#00019c)

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 #00019c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00019c with white

Darker shades of #00019c

Darker shades are produced by blending #00019c with black

Tones of #00019c

Tones are produced by blending #00019c with gray

Gradients including #00019c

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 #00019c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00019c → #9b9b00
#00019c → #4c4db9
#00019c → #ffffff
#00019c → #4d009b
#00019c → #00005d
#00019c → #004d9b

How #00019c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00019c 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 #00019c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00019c

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

#00019cmight 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 #00019c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00019c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #00019c

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 #00019c
Java new Color(0, 1, 156);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 1, 156);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:1 blue:156 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 1f, 156f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:1, blue:156, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9c0100
Python Color('#00019c')

Base Conversions of hex color #00019c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00019c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 412 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 1, 156.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000001 10011100
Hex 00 01 9c
Octal 0 1 234
Decimal 0 1 156

#00019c Icons

If you're considering using #00019c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Duke blue (#00019c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00019c 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 #00019c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00019c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00019c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00019c background.
This text is hex color #00019c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00019c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00019c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00019c and white (#ffffff) background.