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A comprehensive guide to hex color #0016fc

About hex color #0016fc - near-Blue

Hex color #0016fc is related to "Blue". It's labeled as "blue". When humans think of blue in brand logos, they might associate it with: serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, finance, and widely-used. It's rarely tied to food and restaurants.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #0016fc is created using 0% red, 8.6% green, and 98.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 100% cyan, 91.3% magenta, 0% yellow, and 1.2% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#0016fc is made up of R: 0, G: 22, B: 252 in RGB colorspace and C: 100, M:91.27, Y:0, K:1.18 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5884 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000ff. Its closest named color is "Blue". White should be used ontop of #0016fc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0016fc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0016fc
Websafe hex #0000ff
rgb 0, 22, 252
rgb percent (%) 0%, 8.59%, 98.44%
rgba R: 0, G: 22, B: 252, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 100, M:91.27, Y:0, K:1.18
hsv 234.76, 100, 49.41
hsb 234.76, 100, 98.82
luma 41.39
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 16, 28, 247
Closest named color Blue
Hunter-Lab 27.57, 69.93, -188.35
CIE-L*ab 33.14, 74.56, -104.78
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 33.14, 128.6, 305.44
CIE-L*uv 33.14, -10.13, -129.83°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #0016fc. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


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" #0016fc and the second color is called the "compliment" #fbe200.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0016fc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #fbe200.

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



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

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.



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

Design Tip: To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.



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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.


Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #0016fc can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #0016fc with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0016fc with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #0016fc with gray #808080.


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 #0016fc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #0016fc 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 #0016fc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #0016fc appears as #3d08f2 when in old daylight and as #001aff when in cool fluorescent.

Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #0016fc

#0016fc might 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.

Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Blue (RYB)
Medium blue
Palatinate blue
Electric ultramarine

Furthest named colors to #0016fc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #0016fc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Lemon glacier
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #0016fc, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #0016fc
Java new Color(0, 22, 252)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 22, 252);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0.0863 blue:0.9882 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0.0863f, 0.9882f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0.0863, blue:0.9882, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $FC1600
Python Color('#0016fc')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0016fc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5884 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 22, 252.


If you're considering using #0016fc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0016fc colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #0016fc on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #0016fc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0016fc background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0016fc background.

This text is hex color #0016fc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #0016fc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0016fc and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0016fc and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #0016fc.


The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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