Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a) color information

#00088a is the hex color code that is very close to "Phthalo blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Phthalo blue (#00088a), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for cars.

#00088a Breakdown

#00088a is made up of (0, 8, 138) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 94.20, 0.00, 45.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2186 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #00088a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00088a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00088a luma #20.29
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 8, 138) Adobe RGB (28.00, 0.00, 134.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 3%, 54%) Closest named color Phthalo blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 8.0, 138.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 39.74, -95.01)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 94.20, 0.00, 45.88) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 51.63, -66.52)
hsv hsv(236.67, 100.00, 27.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 84.21, 307.82)
hsb hsb(236.67, 100.00, 54.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -2.20, -60.42)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)

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" #00088a while the second is the "compliment" #898000.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00088a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #898000.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #00088a

Lighter shades of #00088a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #00088a

Darker shades of #00088a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a)'s Tones

Tones of #00088a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a) 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 #00088a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00088a → #898000
#00088a → #4c52ad
#00088a → #ffffff
#00088a → #3b0089
#00088a → #000452
#00088a → #004e89

Faux-Phthalo blue (#00088a) in different environments

Seeing #00088a 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 #00088a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00088a 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.

#00088amight 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.

#00088a popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00088a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00088a in coding

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 #00088a
Java new Color(0, 8, 138);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 8, 138);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:8 blue:138 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 8f, 138f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:8, blue:138, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8a0800
Python Color('#00088a')

Base Conversions of hex color #00088a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00088a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2186 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 8, 138.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001000 10001010
Hex 00 08 8a
Octal 0 10 212
Decimal 0 8 138

Icons incorporating the color #00088a

If you're considering using #00088a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00088a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00088a 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 #00088a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00088a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00088a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00088a background.
This text is hex color #00088a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00088a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00088a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00088a and white (#ffffff) background.