Faux-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3) color information

The hexidecimal color, #001bb3, is close to the color named "Blue (Pantone)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3), in branding, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #001bb3

#001bb3 is made up of (0, 27, 179) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 84.92, 0.00, 29.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7091 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0033cc. White should be used ontop of #001bb3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #001bb3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #001bb3 luma #36.08
Websafe hex #0033cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 27, 179) Adobe RGB (35.00, 24.00, 174.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 11%, 70%) Closest named color Blue (Pantone)
rgba rgba(0.0, 27.0, 179.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 47.13, -118.97)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 84.92, 0.00, 29.80) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 56.90, -78.34)
hsv hsv(230.57, 100.00, 35.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 96.82, 305.99)
hsb hsb(230.57, 100.00, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -4.93, -88.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)

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" #001bb3 while the second is the "compliment" #b29400.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #001bb3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b29400.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)

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-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)

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-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)

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 #001bb3

Lighter shades are produced by blending #001bb3 with white

Darker shades of #001bb3

Darker shades are produced by blending #001bb3 with black

Faux-Blue (Pantone) (#001bb3)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #001bb3 with gray

Gradients including #001bb3

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 #001bb3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#001bb3 → #b29400
#001bb3 → #4c5fc9
#001bb3 → #ffffff
#001bb3 → #3b00b2
#001bb3 → #00106b
#001bb3 → #0077b2

How #001bb3 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #001bb3 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 #001bb3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #001bb3

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

#001bb3might 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 #001bb3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#001bb3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #001bb3

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 #001bb3
Java new Color(0, 27, 179);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 27, 179);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:27 blue:179 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 27f, 179f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:27, blue:179, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b31b00
Python Color('#001bb3')

Base Conversions of hex color #001bb3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #001bb3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7091 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 27, 179.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00011011 10110011
Hex 00 1b b3
Octal 0 33 263
Decimal 0 27 179

Icons incorporating the color #001bb3

If you're considering using #001bb3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #001bb3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #001bb3 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 #001bb3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #001bb3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #001bb3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #001bb3 background.
This text is hex color #001bb3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #001bb3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #001bb3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #001bb3 and white (#ffffff) background.