Faux-Duke blue (#0001a3) color information

#0001a3 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Duke blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Duke blue (#0001a3), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars.

#0001a3 Breakdown

#0001a3 is made up of (0, 1, 163) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 99.39, 0.00, 36.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 419 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #0001a3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0001a3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0001a3 luma #19.01
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 1, 163) Adobe RGB (24.00, 18.00, 159.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 64%) Closest named color Duke blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 1.0, 163.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 43.43, -112.80)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 99.39, 0.00, 36.08) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 54.22, -74.86)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 92.43, 305.92)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -5.08, -77.22)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Duke blue (#0001a3)

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" #0001a3 while the second is the "compliment" #a3a300.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Duke blue (#0001a3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0001a3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a3a300.

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 (#0001a3)

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-Duke blue (#0001a3)

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-Duke blue (#0001a3)

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-Duke blue (#0001a3)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #0001a3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #0001a3

When you combine pure black with this color, #0001a3, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Duke blue (#0001a3)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #0001a3 with gray

#0001a3 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 #0001a3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0001a3 → #a3a300
#0001a3 → #4c4dbe
#0001a3 → #ffffff
#0001a3 → #5100a3
#0001a3 → #000061
#0001a3 → #0051a3

How #0001a3 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0001a3 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 #0001a3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0001a3 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.

#0001a3might 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-Duke blue (#0001a3)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0001a3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#0001a3 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 #0001a3
Java new Color(0, 1, 163);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 1, 163);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:1 blue:163 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 1f, 163f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:1, blue:163, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a30100
Python Color('#0001a3')

Base Conversions of hex color #0001a3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0001a3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 419 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 1, 163.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000001 10100011
Hex 00 01 a3
Octal 0 1 243
Decimal 0 1 163

Icons incorporating the color #0001a3

If you're considering using #0001a3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0001a3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0001a3 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 #0001a3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0001a3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0001a3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0001a3 background.
This text is hex color #0001a3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0001a3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0001a3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0001a3 and white (#ffffff) background.