Faux-Duke blue (#0004ac) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0004ac, may be mistaken for "Duke blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Duke blue (#0004ac), in advertisements, 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.

Breakdown of #0004ac

#0004ac is made up of (0, 4, 172) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 97.67, 0.00, 32.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1196 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #0004ac to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0004ac. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0004ac luma #21.78
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 4, 172) Adobe RGB (0.00, 22.00, 167.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 2%, 67%) Closest named color Duke blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 4.0, 172.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 43.43, -127.02)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 97.67, 0.00, 32.55) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 54.22, -79.89)
hsv hsv(238.21, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 96.55, 304.16)
hsb hsb(238.21, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -8.38, -80.41)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Duke blue (#0004ac)

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" #0004ac and the second color is called the "compliment" #aaa500.

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 (#0004ac)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #0004ac is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #aaa500.

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 (#0004ac)

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 (#0004ac)

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 (#0004ac)

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 #0004ac

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0004ac with white

Darker shades of #0004ac

Darker shades are produced by blending #0004ac with black

Tones of #0004ac

Tones are produced by blending #0004ac with gray

Gradients including #0004ac

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 #0004ac as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0004ac → #aaa500
#0004ac → #4c4fc4
#0004ac → #ffffff
#0004ac → #4f00aa
#0004ac → #000267
#0004ac → #005baa

How #0004ac looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0004ac 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 #0004ac could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0004ac

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

#0004acmight 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 #0004ac

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0004ac. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0004ac

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 #0004ac
Java new Color(0, 4, 172);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 4, 172);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:4 blue:172 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 4f, 172f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:4, blue:172, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ac0400
Python Color('#0004ac')

Base Conversions of hex color #0004ac

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0004ac. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1196 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 4, 172.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000100 10101100
Hex 00 04 ac
Octal 0 4 254
Decimal 0 4 172

#0004ac Icons

If you're considering using #0004ac in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Duke blue (#0004ac) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0004ac 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 #0004ac on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0004ac on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0004ac background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0004ac background.
This text is hex color #0004ac on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0004ac on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0004ac and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0004ac and white (#ffffff) background.