Faux-Black (#000205) color information

Hex color #000205 is a variation of "Black" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark black". When people spot this color, Black (#000205), in branding, they might associate it with prestige, not being economical, portable devices, clothing, and having a sense of mystery. Colors labeled as "very dark black" are rarely tied to health care. Purdue University, Sony, and Fab.com are just some of the companies that use this color.

#000205 Breakdown

#000205 is made up of (0, 2, 5) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 60.00, 0.00, 98.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 517 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #000205 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000205. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000205 luma #1.74
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 2, 5) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 1%, 2%) Closest named color Black
rgba rgba(0.0, 2.0, 5.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 60.00, 0.00, 98.04) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 1.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(210.00, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Black (#000205)

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" #000205 while the second is the "compliment" #050200.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Black (#000205)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #000205 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #050200.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Black (#000205)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Black (#000205)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Black (#000205)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #000205

Lighter shades of #000205 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Black (#000205)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #000205 with black

Faux-Black (#000205)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #000205, tones are produced.

Gradients including #000205

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 #000205 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000205 → #050200
#000205 → #4c4d50
#000205 → #ffffff
#000205 → #000005
#000205 → #000103
#000205 → #000505

#000205 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #000205 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 #000205 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000205 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.

#000205might 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 #000205

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000205. 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

Programming Language Syntax for #000205

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 #000205
Java new Color(0, 2, 5);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 2, 5);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:2 blue:5 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 2f, 5f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:2, blue:5, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $050200
Python Color('#000205')

Base Conversions of hex color #000205

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000205. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 517 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 2, 5.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000010 00000101
Hex 00 02 05
Octal 0 2 5
Decimal 0 2 5

#000205 Icons

If you're considering using #000205 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Black (#000205) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000205 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 #000205 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000205 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000205 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000205 background.
This text is hex color #000205 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000205 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000205 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000205 and white (#ffffff) background.