Faux-Zaffre (#000cac) color information

The hexidecimal color, #000cac, may be mistaken for "Zaffre" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Zaffre (#000cac), in designs, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #000cac

#000cac is made up of (0, 12, 172) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 93.02, 0.00, 32.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3244 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #000cac to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #000cac luma #26.48
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 12, 172) Adobe RGB (0.00, 22.00, 167.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 5%, 67%) Closest named color Zaffre
rgba rgba(0.0, 12.0, 172.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 43.43, -127.02)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 93.02, 0.00, 32.55) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 54.22, -79.89)
hsv hsv(235.52, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 96.55, 304.16)
hsb hsb(235.52, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -8.38, -80.41)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Zaffre (#000cac)

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" #000cac while the second is the "compliment" #aa9c00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Zaffre (#000cac)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000cac is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #aa9c00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Zaffre (#000cac)

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-Zaffre (#000cac)

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-Zaffre (#000cac)

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 #000cac

Lighter shades are produced by blending #000cac with white

Darker shades of #000cac

Darker shades are produced by blending #000cac with black

Faux-Zaffre (#000cac)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #000cac with gray

Gradients including #000cac

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

#000cac → #aa9c00
#000cac → #4c54c4
#000cac → #ffffff
#000cac → #4700aa
#000cac → #000767
#000cac → #0063aa

How #000cac looks in different atmospheres

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

Named colors and Paints related to #000cac

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

#000cacmight 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 #000cac

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

Programming Language Syntax for #000cac

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 #000cac
Java new Color(0, 12, 172);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 12, 172);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:12 blue:172 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 12f, 172f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:12, blue:172, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ac0c00
Python Color('#000cac')

Base Conversions of hex color #000cac

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000cac. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3244 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 12, 172.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001100 10101100
Hex 00 0c ac
Octal 0 14 254
Decimal 0 12 172

Icons incorporating the color #000cac

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

Color #000cac on different backgrounds

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