Faux-Black (#000501) color information

The hexidecimal color, #000501, looks similar to "Black" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark black". When people from western culture see this color, Black (#000501), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: having value, not being economical, sports or competition, technology, and having a sense of mystery. Colors labeled as "very dark black" are rarely tied to energy. Instapaper, American Red Cross, and MySpace are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

#000501 Breakdown

#000501 is made up of (0, 5, 1) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 80.00, 98.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1281 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #000501 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000501. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000501 luma #3.05
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 5, 1) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 2%, 0%) Closest named color Black
rgba rgba(0.0, 5.0, 1.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 80.00, 98.04) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(120.02, 100.00, 1.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(120.02, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Black (#000501)

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" #000501 and the second color is called the "compliment" #050005.

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-Black (#000501)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #000501 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #050005.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Black (#000501)

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-Black (#000501)

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-Black (#000501)

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-Black (#000501)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #000501 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #000501

When you combine pure black with this color, #000501, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #000501

Tones are produced by blending #000501 with gray

#000501 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 #000501 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000501 → #050005
#000501 → #4c504d
#000501 → #ffffff
#000501 → #000502
#000501 → #000300
#000501 → #020500

How #000501 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #000501 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 #000501 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000501 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.

#000501might 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-Black (#000501)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000501. 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

#000501 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 #000501
Java new Color(0, 5, 1);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 5, 1);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:5 blue:1 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 5f, 1f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:5, blue:1, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $010500
Python Color('#000501')

Base Conversions of hex color #000501

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000501. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1281 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 5, 1.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000101 00000001
Hex 00 05 01
Octal 0 5 1
Decimal 0 5 1

#000501 Icons

If you're considering using #000501 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Black (#000501) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000501 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 #000501 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000501 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000501 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000501 background.
This text is hex color #000501 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000501 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000501 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000501 and white (#ffffff) background.