Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a) color information

#000c6a is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Dark imperial blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark imperial blue (#000c6a), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for cars.

#000c6a Breakdown

#000c6a is made up of (0, 12, 106) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 88.68, 0.00, 58.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3178 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000066. White should be used ontop of #000c6a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000c6a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000c6a luma #19.02
Websafe hex #000066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 12, 106) Adobe RGB (27.00, 0.00, 105.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 5%, 42%) Closest named color Dark imperial blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 12.0, 106.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 37.17, -79.49)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 88.68, 0.00, 58.43) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 50.29, -57.86)
hsv hsv(232.86, 100.00, 21.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 76.66, 311.00)
hsb hsb(232.86, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, 0.25, -37.21)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)

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" #000c6a while the second is the "compliment" #6b5c00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000c6a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #6b5c00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)

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-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)

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-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)

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 #000c6a

Lighter shades of #000c6a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #000c6a

Darker shades of #000c6a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a)'s Tones

Tones of #000c6a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a) 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 #000c6a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000c6a → #6b5c00
#000c6a → #4c5496
#000c6a → #ffffff
#000c6a → #27006b
#000c6a → #00073f
#000c6a → #00436b

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#000c6a) in different environments

Seeing #000c6a 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 #000c6a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000c6a 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.

#000c6amight 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.

#000c6a 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#000c6a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#000c6a 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 #000c6a
Java new Color(0, 12, 106);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 12, 106);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:12 blue:106 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 12f, 106f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:12, blue:106, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6a0c00
Python Color('#000c6a')

Base Conversions of hex color #000c6a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000c6a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3178 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 12, 106.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001100 01101010
Hex 00 0c 6a
Octal 0 14 152
Decimal 0 12 106

Icons incorporating the color #000c6a

If you're considering using #000c6a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #000c6a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000c6a 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 #000c6a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000c6a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000c6a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000c6a background.
This text is hex color #000c6a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000c6a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000c6a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000c6a and white (#ffffff) background.