Faux-Zaffre (#000cb4) color information

#000cb4 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Zaffre" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Zaffre (#000cb4), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with cars.

#000cb4 Breakdown

#000cb4 is made up of (0, 12, 180) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 93.33, 0.00, 29.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3252 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #000cb4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000cb4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000cb4 luma #27.38
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 12, 180) Adobe RGB (0.00, 39.00, 176.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 5%, 71%) Closest named color Zaffre
rgba rgba(0.0, 12.0, 180.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 38.06, -122.05)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 93.33, 0.00, 29.41) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 48.13, -79.46)
hsv hsv(235.77, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 92.90, 301.20)
hsb hsb(235.77, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -11.64, -88.73)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Zaffre (#000cb4)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #000cb4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b5a500.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Zaffre (#000cb4)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #000cb4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b5a500.

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 (#000cb4)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Zaffre (#000cb4)

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 (#000cb4)

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.

Faux-Zaffre (#000cb4)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #000cb4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #000cb4

When you combine pure black with this color, #000cb4, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #000cb4

Tones are produced by blending #000cb4 with gray

#000cb4 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 #000cb4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000cb4 → #b5a500
#000cb4 → #4c54ca
#000cb4 → #ffffff
#000cb4 → #4b00b5
#000cb4 → #00076c
#000cb4 → #0069b5

How #000cb4 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #000cb4 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 #000cb4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#000cb4 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.

#000cb4might 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-Zaffre (#000cb4)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000cb4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#000cb4 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 #000cb4
Java new Color(0, 12, 180);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 12, 180);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:12 blue:180 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 12f, 180f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:12, blue:180, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b40c00
Python Color('#000cb4')

Base Conversions of hex color #000cb4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000cb4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3252 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 12, 180.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00001100 10110100
Hex 00 0c b4
Octal 0 14 264
Decimal 0 12 180

Icons incorporating the color #000cb4

If you're considering using #000cb4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #000cb4 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000cb4 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 #000cb4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000cb4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000cb4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000cb4 background.
This text is hex color #000cb4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000cb4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000cb4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000cb4 and white (#ffffff) background.