Faux-Chinese black (#000c24) color information

The hexidecimal color, #000c24, is close to the color named "Chinese black" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very dark blue". When people spot this color, Chinese black (#000c24), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #000c24

#000c24 is made up of (0, 12, 36) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 66.67, 0.00, 85.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3108 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000033. White should be used ontop of #000c24 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000c24. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000c24 luma #11.11
Websafe hex #000033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 12, 36) Adobe RGB (0.00, 10.00, 43.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 5%, 14%) Closest named color Chinese black
rgba rgba(0.0, 12.0, 36.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, -1231.39)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 66.67, 0.00, 85.88) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, -25.18)
hsv hsv(218.57, 100.00, 7.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 25.18, 270.00)
hsb hsb(218.57, 100.00, 14.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)

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" #000c24 while the second is the "compliment" #231600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000c24 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #231600.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)

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 #000c24

Lighter shades are produced by blending #000c24 with white

Darker shades of #000c24

Darker shades are produced by blending #000c24 with black

Faux-Chinese black (#000c24)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #000c24 with gray

Gradients including #000c24

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 #000c24 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000c24 → #231600
#000c24 → #4c5465
#000c24 → #ffffff
#000c24 → #040023
#000c24 → #000715
#000c24 → #001e23

How #000c24 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #000c24 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 #000c24 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #000c24

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

#000c24might 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 #000c24

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000c24. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #000c24

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 #000c24
Java new Color(0, 12, 36);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 12, 36);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:12 blue:36 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 12f, 36f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:12, blue:36, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $240c00
Python Color('#000c24')

Base Conversions of hex color #000c24

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000c24. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3108 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 12, 36.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001100 00100100
Hex 00 0c 24
Octal 0 14 44
Decimal 0 12 36

Icons incorporating the color #000c24

If you're considering using #000c24 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #000c24 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000c24 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 #000c24 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000c24 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000c24 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000c24 background.
This text is hex color #000c24 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000c24 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000c24 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000c24 and white (#ffffff) background.