Faux-Medium blue (#0003cf) color information

#0003cf is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Medium blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Medium blue (#0003cf), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars.

#0003cf Breakdown

#0003cf is made up of (0, 3, 207) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 98.55, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 975 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0003cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0003cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0003cf luma #25.15
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 3, 207) Adobe RGB (0.00, 34.00, 201.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 1%, 81%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 3.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 50.67, -147.46)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 98.55, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 59.46, -89.37)
hsv hsv(239.26, 100.00, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 107.34, 303.64)
hsb hsb(239.26, 100.00, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -10.61, -103.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0003cf)

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" #0003cf while the second is the "compliment" #cecb00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0003cf)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0003cf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cecb00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0003cf)

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-Medium blue (#0003cf)

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-Medium blue (#0003cf)

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-Medium blue (#0003cf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #0003cf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #0003cf

When you combine pure black with this color, #0003cf, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Medium blue (#0003cf)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #0003cf with gray

#0003cf 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 #0003cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0003cf → #cecb00
#0003cf → #4c4edd
#0003cf → #ffffff
#0003cf → #6300ce
#0003cf → #00017c
#0003cf → #006ace

How #0003cf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0003cf 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 #0003cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0003cf 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.

#0003cfmight 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-Medium blue (#0003cf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0003cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#0003cf 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 #0003cf
Java new Color(0, 3, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 3, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:3 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 3f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:3, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cf0300
Python Color('#0003cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #0003cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0003cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 975 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 3, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000011 11001111
Hex 00 03 cf
Octal 0 3 317
Decimal 0 3 207

Icons incorporating the color #0003cf

If you're considering using #0003cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0003cf on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0003cf 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 #0003cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0003cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0003cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0003cf background.
This text is hex color #0003cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0003cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0003cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0003cf and white (#ffffff) background.