Faux-Chinese black (#000b21) color information

Hex color #000b21 should not to be confused with "Chinese black" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Chinese black (#000b21), in advertising materials, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "very dark blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)

#000b21 is made up of (0, 11, 33) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 66.67, 0.00, 87.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2849 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000033. White should be used ontop of #000b21 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000b21. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000b21 luma #10.19
Websafe hex #000033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 11, 33) Adobe RGB (0.00, 7.00, 32.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 4%, 13%) Closest named color Chinese black
rgba rgba(0.0, 11.0, 33.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, -615.69)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 66.67, 0.00, 87.06) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, -14.30)
hsv hsv(221.54, 100.00, 6.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 14.30, 270.00)
hsb hsb(221.54, 100.00, 13.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)

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" #000b21 while the second is the "compliment" #211600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000b21 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #211600.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)

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-Chinese black (#000b21)

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-Chinese black (#000b21)

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 shades of #000b21

When you combine pure white with this color, #000b21, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #000b21

Darker shades are produced by blending #000b21 with black

Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)'s Tones

Tones of #000b21 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #000b21

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 #000b21 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000b21 → #211600
#000b21 → #4c5463
#000b21 → #ffffff
#000b21 → #060021
#000b21 → #000613
#000b21 → #001b21

Faux-Chinese black (#000b21) in different environments

Seeing #000b21 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 #000b21 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Chinese black (#000b21)

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

#000b21might 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 #000b21

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000b21. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #000b21

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 #000b21
Java new Color(0, 11, 33);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 11, 33);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:11 blue:33 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 11f, 33f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:11, blue:33, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $210b00
Python Color('#000b21')

Base Conversions of hex color #000b21

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000b21. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2849 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 11, 33.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001011 00100001
Hex 00 0b 21
Octal 0 13 41
Decimal 0 11 33

Icons incorporating the color #000b21

If you're considering using #000b21 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #000b21 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000b21 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 #000b21 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000b21 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000b21 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000b21 background.
This text is hex color #000b21 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000b21 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000b21 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000b21 and white (#ffffff) background.