Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85) color information

The hexidecimal color, #000a85, almost matches the color named "Phthalo blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Phthalo blue (#000a85), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #000a85

#000a85 is made up of (0, 10, 133) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 92.48, 0.00, 47.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2693 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #000a85 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000a85. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000a85 luma #20.90
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 10, 133) Adobe RGB (0.00, 28.00, 128.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 4%, 52%) Closest named color Phthalo blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 10.0, 133.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 26.92, -86.30)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 92.48, 0.00, 47.84) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 38.20, -63.07)
hsv hsv(235.38, 100.00, 26.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 73.74, 301.20)
hsb hsb(235.38, 100.00, 52.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -7.62, -58.05)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)

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" #000a85 while the second is the "compliment" #847900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #000a85 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #847900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)

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 (#000a85)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)

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.

Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #000a85 with white

Darker variations of #000a85

When you combine pure black with this color, #000a85, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85)'s Tones

Tones of #000a85 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#000a85 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 #000a85 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000a85 → #847900
#000a85 → #4c53a9
#000a85 → #ffffff
#000a85 → #370084
#000a85 → #00064f
#000a85 → #004d84

Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85) in different environments

Seeing #000a85 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 #000a85 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #000a85

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

#000a85might 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-Phthalo blue (#000a85)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000a85. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#000a85 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 #000a85
Java new Color(0, 10, 133);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 10, 133);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:10 blue:133 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 10f, 133f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:10, blue:133, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $850a00
Python Color('#000a85')

Base Conversions of hex color #000a85

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000a85. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2693 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 10, 133.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001010 10000101
Hex 00 0a 85
Octal 0 12 205
Decimal 0 10 133

#000a85 Icons

If you're considering using #000a85 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Phthalo blue (#000a85) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000a85 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 #000a85 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000a85 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000a85 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000a85 background.
This text is hex color #000a85 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000a85 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000a85 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000a85 and white (#ffffff) background.