Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40) color information

#001a40 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Maastricht Blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark blue". When people spot this color, Maastricht Blue (#001a40), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars. Georgia Southern University uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

#001a40 is made up of (0, 26, 64) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 59.38, 0.00, 74.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6720 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003333. White should be used ontop of #001a40 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #001a40. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #001a40 luma #22.49
Websafe hex #003333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 26, 64) Adobe RGB (0.00, 33.00, 65.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 10%, 25%) Closest named color Maastricht Blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 26.0, 64.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 0.90, -24.08)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 59.38, 0.00, 74.90) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 1.84, -28.53)
hsv hsv(216.00, 100.00, 12.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 28.59, 273.69)
hsb hsb(216.00, 100.00, 25.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, -8.04, -20.81)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

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" #001a40 while the second is the "compliment" #3f2600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #001a40 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3f2600.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

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-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

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 shades of #001a40

When you combine pure white with this color, #001a40, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #001a40

Darker shades are produced by blending #001a40 with black

Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)'s Tones

Tones of #001a40 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #001a40

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 #001a40 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#001a40 → #3f2600
#001a40 → #4c5e79
#001a40 → #ffffff
#001a40 → #06003f
#001a40 → #000f26
#001a40 → #00393f

Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40) in different environments

Seeing #001a40 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 #001a40 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40)

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

#001a40might 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 #001a40

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#001a40. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #001a40

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 #001a40
Java new Color(0, 26, 64);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 26, 64);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:26 blue:64 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 26f, 64f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:26, blue:64, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $401a00
Python Color('#001a40')

Base Conversions of hex color #001a40

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #001a40. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6720 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 26, 64.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00011010 01000000
Hex 00 1a 40
Octal 0 32 100
Decimal 0 26 64

#001a40 Icons

If you're considering using #001a40 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Maastricht Blue (#001a40) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #001a40 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 #001a40 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #001a40 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #001a40 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #001a40 background.
This text is hex color #001a40 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #001a40 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #001a40 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #001a40 and white (#ffffff) background.